Workshop II: Manual Therapy Techniques for Muscle Tension Dysphonia/Dysphagia
This didactic lecture combined with hands-on workshop and discussion will introduce evidence based approaches in treatment of muscle tension dysphonia and muscle tension dysphagia. Some of the approaches covered are paralaryngeal assessment, manual laryngeal therapy and manual circumlaryngeal massage, and the conjunctive use of semi-occluded vocal tract exercises.
Following attendance at this workshop, participants should be able to:
- Identify paralaryngeal muscles affecting vocal function
- Perform basic circumlaryngeal massage
- Use tactile awareness with paralaryngeal landmarks for digital manipulation
- Explain basic therapy techniques for alleviation of muscle tension dysphonia
Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
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- 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 4.00 AOA
- 4.00 Attendance