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February 2019

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Southampton Phonosurgery Course

Southampton Phonosurgery Course

An exciting new course covering endoscopic phonosurgical skills including lectures and hands on surgical techniques.

LASER safety certificate, practical skills in CO2 LASER surgery, Microdebridement, microsurgical skills.  

LIMITED PLACES - BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

Special Guest Speaker - PROFESSOR ROBERT T SATALOFF

REGISTRATION FEES

Dissectors £660.00 (£600 for BLA MEMBERS)  Non-Dissectors £250.00

For further information please contact anna.daraz@uhs.nhs.uk

Date: 
Friday, 1 February, 2019 to Saturday, 2 February, 2019
Location: 
Clinical Skills Department, South Academic Block, University Hospital Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD
 
 
Voice Clinic Forum 2019 (1st Day)

Voice Clinic Forum 2019 (1st Day)

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

12.30pm Registration

1.00pm Housekeeping and Introductions – Tori Burnay

1.15pm The working relationship between the Speech and Language Therapist and the Singing Voice Specialist in the Philadelphia Voice Clinic The session will cover a range of topics to include the following: 1. How the service runs and who is in the wider team. 2. Professional qualifications in the USA and how they differ. 3. What extended skill set does the SLT working with professional voice users and performers need 4. Decision making - who does what at what stage of the patient’s rehabilitation. 5. Collaborative working 6. Continuing professional development. 7. Supervision in developing levels of competency.

2.45pm Classic afternoon tea – sandwiches and cakes 3.30pm Specific protocols used in the clinic and studio with case examples. Topics will include: 1. Voice rest protocols - following trauma/haemorrhage/surgery 2. Protocol for re-introduction of voice use following surgery - when and what exercises we begin with and why. 3. Extending progress to returning to a high speaking vocal load or returning to singing commitments. 4. Developing stamina for voice use following surgery or illness? Differing approaches for a teacher vs a choir director vs a professional functions singer needing to do 4 gigs a week? 5. How do rehabilitation approaches differ between classical, musical theatre and CCM genres? 6. How does the evidence based vocal pedagogy translate to singing voice rehabilitation?

There will be opportunity to ask questions and join the debate throughout the afternoon.

5.30pm Final questions

5.45pm Close

Post-course drinks party (6pm onwards): open to all Course Dinner: (7.30 for 8pm): need to pre-book
Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar, London Marriott Hotel, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB

 

For further information and registration details please visit www.britishvoiceassociation.org.uk or email administrator@britishvoiceassociation.org.uk

Date: 
Saturday, 2 February, 2019
Location: 
The Governor’s Hall, St Thomas’s Hospital, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7EH
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Voice Clinic Forum 2019 (2nd Day)

Voice Clinic Forum 2019 (2nd Day)

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME
9.15 am         Registration and refreshments

9.45 am         Housekeeping – Tori Burnay

9.50am          Introduction of the Philadelphia Voice Clinic Team: Who we are and how the service runs.

10.00am        The Sataloff surgical approach to working with professional voice users: Prof Robert Sataloff

11.00am        Decision-making, intervention and outcomes in difficult case management - part I – a Multi-disciplinary approach

                     The ageing performer – Case study from the Philadelphia team. “What to do when things do not go to plan.” Mered Harries, UK and Philadelphia Voice Clinic team 

                     Management of scar/sulcus – Case study from the Philadelphia team. “What to do when things do not go to plan. ” John Rubin, UK and Philadelphia Voice Clinic team

                     Managing large benign vocal fold lesions – Case study from the Philadelphia team.“What to do when things do not go to plan.” Nick Gibbins, UK and Philadelphia Voice Clinic team

12.30pm        Lunch

1.30pm          Decision-making, intervention and outcomes in difficult case management – part II - The MDT approach

                      Superior laryngeal nerve palsy / recurrent laryngeal nerve paresis – Case study from the Philadelphia team. “What to do when things do not go to plan.” Declan Costello, UK and Philadelphia Voice                       Clinic team

                      Management of acute problems in high-level professional voice users – spoken a sung voice – Case studies from the Philadelphia team. “What to do when things do not go to plan.” Nimesh
                      Patel, UK and Philadelphia Voice Clinic team

2.30pm          Research and audit papers from the UK: During this meeting there will be an hour devoted to small ongoing research and audit projects on any aspect of voice/voice care from around the                                   Country. There will be room for a maximum of 4 short reports (10 minutes per report including questions). If you have a project you would like us to consider please contact us at:                                             administrator@britishvoiceassociation.org.uk

3.30pm          Tea

4.00pm           Current research from the Philadelphia team – topics tbc

4.30pm           Interview and performance – (artist to be confirmed) – Declan Costello

5.00pm           Close

Date: 
Sunday, 3 February, 2019
Location: 
The Governor’s Hall, St Thomas’s Hospital, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7EH
3 Feb 2019
 
 
 
The Cincinnati-Porto Alegre Pediatric Airway Course

The Cincinnati-Porto Alegre Pediatric Airway Course

2 and a half days of lecturs and panels.  1 day of animal lab endoscopic and surgical techniques.  Attendance will be limited to 300 with an interest in pediatric airway

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION please contact www.cincinnati-portoalegre-pediatricairwaycourse.com

Date: 
Wednesday, 6 February, 2019 to Saturday, 9 February, 2019
Location: 
Porto Alegre, Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
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