Sub-specialty Meetings


The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (Brisbane) will host Dr Claire Miller and Dr Paul Willging from Cincinnati Children's Hospital to present their 2-day Paediatric FEES Workshop in March 2018.

This will be the inaugural Paediatric FEES Workshop to be held in the Australia-Pacific Region.

Dates: 2nd and 3rd March 2018        Times:  8am to 5.3pm


Workshop Description
The focus of this course will be upon the use of instrumentation in the assessment and management of paediatric dysphagia. Protocols for the use and interpretation of Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) will be presented.


Who Should Attend?
The workshop is targeted at an advanced level for paediatric Speech Pathologists and Ear Nose and Throat Specialists, who have broad experience in working with infants and children with feeding and swallowing disorders.

It is strongly advised that any interested health services consider supporting at least one member of each profession to attend the workshop together.


Course Objectives
Upon completion of this workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the procols used in paediatric fiberoptic endoscopic swallowing assessments and the application of each study in special populations such as the neonatal intensive care unit.
  • Describe the equipment components needed for instrumental assessment of FEES.
  • Identify clinical indications for instrumental assessment of swallowing
  • Explain how to implement the use of paediatric FEES in the clinical setting
  • Discuss the effects of chronic aspiration on overall pulmonary status
  • Differentiate advantages and disadvantages associated with instrumental assessments of swallowing
  • Describe available methodology for assessment of aspiration
  • Recognise and identify anatomical landmarks and key structures in the upper aerodigestive tract


For more information about the presenters, the course and the preliminary draft Program, click on the Download Event Outline link below to view and download the flyer.


$687.50 (includes GST)

To register, clck here to download the Registration Form for completion.



Paediatric Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) Workshop 2018

2 March 2018 to 3 March 2018

Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, Brisbane, QLD

Contact Name
LCCH Speech Pathology Department

Contact Phone
+61 7 3068 2375

Contact Email

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