April 28 – 30, 2023 —This 28-hour Premier Training Course, Orofacial Myology: From Basics to Habituation, is available for those interested in learning about this specialty area and for those seeking Qualification in Orofacial Myology (QOM). This course is presented by real-time virtual instruction and provides an online learning environment that offers LIVE INTERACTION between the instructors and you. By participating in group discussions, individual and partnered opportunities during evaluation and treatment training, and lively Q&A sessions, you will feel as though you are in a live classroom setting!
You will receive in-depth training in the renowned Myo Manual Treatment Program used worldwide by SLPs, DDS, RDHs, MDs and others. 28 course hours are provided.
This course includes the Myo Manual and start up tools in addition to the handouts, paperwork and Power Point slide pages. The course is 3-days and will begin each day at 9:00 am (Eastern Time) and end at 7:00 pm.
For further information, phone: 954-461-1114 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Day 1 CONTENT
9:00-10:30 AM Introduction Course Overview, Pre-Course Assessments
10:30-11:15 Learning Objectives, Scope of Practice, Resources
11:30-1:30 Anatomy & Physiology Related to Orofacial Myology
2:15-3:00 Anatomy & Physiology cont.
3:00-4:15 Tongue Muscles, Ankyloglossia
4:30-6:00 Speech, Swallowing
6:00-7:00 Assignment and Quiz; Group and Pairing Assignments
Day 2 ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION
9:00-9:15 AM Review, Q & A from Day 1 Material
9:15-10:15 Ankyloglossia: Surgical concerns, Types of Release, Labial/Buccal Frena
10:15-11:30 Extraoral Assessment
11:45-1:30 Intraoral Assessment; Occlusal Assessment, Tongue/Frena Assessments
2:15-3:00 Chew/Bolus Collection and Swallow; Speech Assessment/Screening
3:00-4:00 Post Evaluation Considerations: Summary, Goals, Treatment Plan
4:15-6:00 Oral Habits; Unplugging the Thumb, Pacifiers, Sippy Cups, Other
6:00-7:00 Group and Pair Learning Activity; Review, Q&A
Day 3 TREATMENT
9:00-9:45 Intro to Treatment Program Phases and Concepts, Qualification Process
9:45-11:15 Myo Manual: Phase One – Pre-Treatment Conditioning
11:30-1:45 Myo Manual: Phase One – Pre-Treatment Conditioning Cont’d
2:15-5:00 Phase Two – Swallowing Mechanics
5:15-6:15 Phase Three – Habituation into Lifestyle
6:15-7:00 Learning Objectives Reviewed; Assignments collected and reviewed, Q&A
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