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USC Voice Center


FEBRUARY 9-10, 2018


Optional Course February 11, 2018

For full course brochure and registration visit: usc.edu/esvp

ESVP Code: Strobe2018

for more information contact: Edie Hapner at ehapner@usc.edu 


This course will include didactic and laboratory sessions.

There will be 6.5 hours of guided hands-on practice time in small groups. Participants will have the opportunity to practice interpretation of videostroboscopy and FEES.


  • Participants will distinguish the appropriate application of laryngeal imaging for diagnosing voice disorders and FEES for the diagnosis of dysphagia with its use in treatment planning.
  • Participants will demonstrate endoscope management, universal precautions, and safe use of topical anesthetic
  • Participants will develop basic endoscopic techniques for use of  rigid and flexible endoscopy.
  • Participants will develop an introduction - intermediate level skill of interpreting laryngeal imaging examinations and FEES.


A hands-on workshop for Otolaryngologists and Speech Language Pathologists who are interested in performing laryngeal videostroboscopy and FEES.


The  Laryngeal Videostroboscopy and FEES Workshop will be held at California Club, 538 South Flower, Los Angeles, CA 90017 and the USC Voice Center, Keck Medicine of USC, 830 South Flower St., Los Angeles, CA 90017.

This course is approved for 1.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area) 


OPTIONAL:  Demystifying Voice Therapy: An Introduction to Voice Therapy

Sunday, February 11, 2018

USC VOICE CENTER 830 South Flower Street, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90017

DESCRIPTION: This one day workshop will introduce the novice clinician to current practices in voice therapy. Through an interactive small group experience (therapy round robin), clinicians will have the opportunity to learn many therapeutic tools used in voice therapy, their theoretical underpinnings, and practice the techniques in a safe and supervised setting.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Following completion of the course, the clinician will

  1. Determine the appropriate techniques to utilize in therapy given a description of the glottal gap, vocal fold pliability, cognition, and overall physical health.
  2. Determine the appropriate techniques to utilize in therapy given a description of the overall vocal needs of the patient, vocal demands, and current status.
  3. Demonstrate 3 therapy techniques for use with a variety of voice disorders.

The course is approved for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area) 


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