MESPA Voice-Swallow-Airway Symposium

Welcome to the 5th annual MESPA Symposium page on Voice-Swallow-Airway at Tampa General Hospital presented on Saturday, April 13, 2019! You will find the presentation handouts that we have so far below. Feel free to view/download the handouts. Let us know if you have any questions.

  1. “Airway Protection: Dysphagia and Dystussia in Patients with Neurodegenerative Diseases,” by Alexandra Brandimore, PhD SLP, University of South Florida MESPA_032819
  2. “Allergy Topics of Interest to the SLP” by Dr. Samuel Gubernick, D.O.                    Allergy Presentation-SLP
  3. “A New Era of Dysphagia Assessment and Management” by Tiffany M. Mohr, MA CCC-SLP, BCS-S   MESPA 2019-TiffanyMohr
  4. “Patient Panel” Laura Crawford VOICE
  5. “Medically-Complex Patients: An Interprofessional Team Approach” by Jacqueline A. Collier OTR/L; Michelle Harvey MS, CCC-SLP; Cheryl Penn, RRT, BA; Kelly L. Tucker, PT, MS, DPT   Interdisciplinary Approach to Medically Complex Patient copy

 

 

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MESPA Symposium: Voice, Swallow, and Airway

We are pleased to announce the FIFTH Annual MESPA Symposium on Voice, Swallow, and Airway will be held on Saturday, April 13th from 8:00am-4:30 pm at Tampa General Hospital in the MacInnes Auditorium, 2nd floor, East Pavilion. We have an incredible group of speakers! Attached is the registration form. You may either fax (813/844-4142-fax) or email (MESPA2013@GMAIL.COM) your completed registration form: ATTENTION MESPA. Registration check-in will begin from 7:30-8:00 am and the symposium will being promptly at 8:00 am. Please bring your SLP Florida State License number for the sign-in so that you may receive credit for CEU’s. As always, this is a FREE EVENT and is offered for 7 CEU hours submitted to the Florida Speech-Language Pathology Board (ASHA CEU’s are NOT awarded for this event).
Park in the Visitors Garage ($3.00/day) and enter the facility using the East Pavilion Entrance. Take the elevators to the 2nd floor and follow signs to the MacInnes Auditorium. Access a map for more information:

https://www.tgh.org/patients-visitors/patients/campus-map

Please dress in layers or bring a sweater as the temperature in the conference room may fluctuate.

​We look forward to seeing you all at the MESPA Pediatric Symposium! Feel free to pass this registration form onto your colleagues; graduate students are welcome!

If you have any questions/concerns, please feel free to contact us at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

PRINT: MESPA Voice Swallow Airway Symposium flyer

 

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January 2019 Quarterly Meeting

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting will take place on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital.

Who: Kristina Zannis, M.A., BCBA, SLPA of Independent Living Inc.

What: “Bridging the Gap between Speech-Language Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis

Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room

When: Sunday, January 13, 2019; 6:00-8:00 pm 

Why: For the purpose of continuing education in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and networking with professionals in the Tampa Bay Area.

Upcoming Scheduled MESPA Quarterly Meetings:

1) Saturday, April 13th: MESPA Annual Symposium- Voice, Swallow, and Airway. 8 am-4:30 pm

2) Sunday, July 14th: Huntington’s Disease 101, What every therapist needs to know by Laura Hogan-Strang MSW, Department of Neurology at USF

3) Sunday, October 13th: Medical Errors for the SLP by Michelle Harvey M.S., CCC-SLP of Tampa General Hospital

4) Sunday, January 12, 2020: Technology with Aphasia Patients by Jennifer Ferreira M.S., CCC-SLP of All Children’s Hospital and Voices of Hope

If you have any topics you would like presented or would like to speak on a specific subject, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

If you have any questions or concerns regarding MESPA, or if anyone would like to be added to the MESPA email list, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

As always, MESPA meetings are open to speech-language pathologists, as well as students in the field of speech-language pathology, and quarterly meetings are FREE for 2.0 hours (Florida state SLP CE Hours). 

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next quarterly MESPA meeting is scheduled on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital.

Who: Bridgette Alexandrou M.S., CCC-SLP, Moffitt Cancer Center

What: “Laryngectomy Management for Speech Pathologists—Swallowing and Communication Considerations

Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room

When: Sunday, October 14, 2018; 6:00-8:00 pm 

Why: For the purpose of continuing education in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and networking with professionals in the Tampa Bay Area.

Upcoming Scheduled MESPA Quarterly Meetings:

1) Sunday, January 2019: “Bridging the Gap Between Speech Language Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis” by: Kristina Zannis M.A. BCBA, SLPA of Independent Living Inc.

2) April 2019: Symposium-TBA

If you have any topics you would like presented or would like to speak on a specific subject, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

If you have any questions or concerns regarding MESPA, or if anyone would like to be added to the MESPA email list, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

Visit the MESPA blog for additional information: http://tampabaymedicalspeechpathology.com

As always, MESPA meetings are open to speech-language pathologists, as well as students in the field of speech-language pathology, and quarterly meetings are FREE for 2.0 hours (Florida state SLP CE Hours).

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next quarterly MESPA meeting is scheduled on Sunday, July 8, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital.

Who: Sarah Busser M.A.,CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill

What: “Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for Adults

Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room

When: Sunday, July, 8, 2018; 6:00-8:00 pm 

Why: For the purpose of continuing education in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and networking with professionals in the Tampa Bay Area.

Upcoming Scheduled MESPA Quarterly Meetings:

1) Sunday, October 14, 2018: “Dementia” by: Jeanette Jacques M.A., CCC-SLP

2) Sunday, January 2019: “Bridging the Gap Between Speech Language Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis” by: Kristina Zannis M.A. BCBA, SLPA of Independent Living Inc.

If you have any topics you would like presented or would like to speak on a specific subject, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

If you have any questions or concerns regarding MESPA, or if anyone would like to be added to the MESPA email list, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

 As always, MESPA meetings are open to speech-language pathologists, as well as students in the field of speech-language pathology, and quarterly meetings are FREE for 2.0 hours (Florida state SLP CE Hours).

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MESPA Symposium: Pediatrics Birth-Adolescence

We are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual MESPA Symposium on Pediatrics: Birth through Adolescence will be held on Saturday, April 14th from 8:00am-4:30 pm at Tampa General Hospital in the MacInnes Auditorium, 2nd floor, East Pavilion. We have an incredible group of speakers! Attached is the registration form. You may either fax (813/844-4142-fax) or email (MESPA2013@GMAIL.COM) your completed registration form: ATTENTION MESPA. Registration check-in will begin from 7:30-8:00 am and the symposium will being promptly at 8:00 am. Please bring your SLP Florida State License number for the sign-in so that you may receive credit for CEU’s. As always, this is a FREE EVENT and is offered for 7 CEU hours submitted to the Florida Speech-Language Pathology Board (ASHA CEU’s are NOT awarded for this event).
Park in the Visitors Garage ($3.00/day) and enter the facility using the East Pavilion Entrance. Take the elevators to the 2nd floor and follow signs to the MacInnes Auditorium.  Download the map for more information: https://www.tgh.org/wp-content/uploads/3DMap_11-13.pdf
Please dress in layers or bring a sweater as the temperature in the conference room may fluctuate.

​We look forward to seeing you all at the MESPA Pediatric Symposium! Feel free to pass this registration form onto your colleagues; graduate students are welcome!

If you have any questions/concerns, please feel free to contact us at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

Print: MESPA Pediatric Symposium flyer

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Join us this Sunday, October 8th, for a great MESPA presentation that will satisfy the requirement of Medical Errors for Florida SLP licensure!

Who: Michelle Harvey, M.S., CCC-SLP, of Tampa General Hospital

What: Prevention of Medical Errors for the SLP 

Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room

When: Sunday, October 8th, 6:00-8:00 pm

Why: For the purpose of continuing education in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and networking with professionals in the Tampa Bay Area. **(This presentation will satisfy the requirement of Medical Errors for Florida SLP state board licensure.)

Upcoming Scheduled MESPA Meetings:

1)   Sunday, January 14, 2018: Esophageal Dysphagia and Reflux by: Cory O’Brien M.S., CCC-SLP of Florida Hospital

2)   Saturday, April/2018: MESPA 4th Annual Symposium: Topic-TBA

3)   Sunday, July 8, 2018: AAC for Adults by: Sarah Holmes M.A., CCC-SLP of HealthSouth Rehab Hospital of Spring Hill

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