Upcoming Quarterly MESPA Meeting

We are back and up and running! This is the link to join our meeting on Sunday, April 24th Topic: “Beyond the Burn: Standardizing SLP Practice,” by Morgan Billinger, M.S., CCC-SLP and Lori Skinner M.S., CCC-SLP of Blake Medical Center, 

6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.

Upcoming MESPA presentations: 

Topic: “All About Brain Tumors: a Primer for Speech-Language Pathologists”-Jaimie Payne Anderson MS, CCC-SLP BC-ANCDS, of the Joy McCann Culverhouse Center for Swallowing Disorders on May 22, 2022, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.Topic: “

Empowering pALS’ through AT” by Kimberly Benyon MA, CCC-SLP of Forbes, Sunday, October 9, 2022, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.
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.comIf 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 license SLP CE Hours).

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MESPA

Hi MESPA readers!

MESPA Quarterly meetings are temporarily suspended while we work on achieving our continuing education certification. We will be up and running very soon and will let you know when meetings will resume. MESPA is resilient and will continue to thrive as the local Tampa Bay Medical SLP Association.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Sincerely,

The MESPA Team

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MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next MESPA meeting  is scheduled on Sunday, March 6th from 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams: “All About Brain Tumors: a Primer for Speech-Language Pathologists,” presented by Jaimie Payne Anderson MS, CCC-SLP BC-ANCDS, of the University of South Florida Joy McCann Culverhouse Center for Swallowing Disorders in Tampa, Florida. 

Upcoming MESPA presentations: Topic: “Beyond the Burn: Standardizing SLP Practice,” by Morgan Billinger, M.S., CCC-SLP and Lori Skinner M.S., CCC-SLP of Blake Medical Center, April 10, 2021, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.

Topic: “EyeOn Elite, OnBright AAC Software” by Chris LeBlanc, EyeTech’s consultant for Florida, Sunday, July 10, 2022, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.

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.comIf 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 license SLP CE Hours).

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting titled “Medical Errors for the SLP,” Presented by Michelle Harvey, M.S., CCC-SLP of Tampa General Hospital.” This will take place on Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)

Link to join the meeting:


https://teams.microsoft.com/dl/launcher/launcher.html?url=%2F_%23%2Fl%2Fmeetup-join%2F19%3Ameeting_MjlhNzRiOTItMjdiOS00MDhhLTliYTMtNzVkYWZjMGQzNjc3%40thread.v2%2F0%3Fcontext%3D%257b%2522Tid%2522%253a%2522578ecb1a-4448-4c2d-b6eb-9fe9df3b72fa%2522%252c%2522Oid%2522%253a%252203e26c62-6c11-4b89-ae54-2adff163ecaa%2522%257d%26anon%3Dtrue&type=meetup-join&deeplinkId=d21758f7-d0a8-4211-bcd3-d9346929a225&directDl=true&msLaunch=true&enableMobilePage=true&suppressPrompt=true


Upcoming MESPA Quarterly meetings:
“EBP in Principles of Neuroplasticity for AAC Device Use and An SLP’s Guide to Training Communication Partners in AAC Use,” available for .1 ASHA CEU each hour. Presented by Jennifer Ackett, MS, CCC-SLP, Lingraphica Clinical In-Service Provider. SLPs may receive credit for one or both courses if they attend the full hour and complete the sign in and assessment for each. Sunday, October 10, 2021, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.

“Topic: TBA”-Jaimie Payne Anderson MS, CCC-SLP BC-ANCDS, January 9, 2022, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.

MESPA SYMPOSIUM (HOPEFULLY!)-April 2022-In Person!

“EyeOn Elite, OnBright AAC Software” by Chris LeBlanc, EyeTech’s consultant for Florida, Sunday, July 10, 2022, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.

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 license SLP CE Hours).

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Quarterly Meeting Change and Updated MESPA Meetings

We need to change the date of our Medical Errors course from Sunday, July 11th to Sunday, September 12th. We apologize for any inconvenience. Below is a list of upcoming MESPA scheduled meetings.


“Medical Errors for the SLP,” Presented by Michelle Harvey, M.S., CCC-SLP of Tampa General Hospital, Sunday, September 12, 2021, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.


“EBP in Principles of Neuroplasticity for AAC Device Use and An SLP’s Guide to Training Communication Partners in AAC Use,” available for .1 ASHA CEU each hour. Presented by Jennifer Ackett, MS, CCC-SLP, Lingraphica Clinical In-Service Provider. SLPs may receive credit for one or both courses if they attend the full hour and complete the sign in and assessment for each. Sunday, October 10, 2021, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.

“Topic: TBA”-Jaimie Payne Anderson MS, CCC-SLP BC-ANCDS, January 9, 2022, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.


MESPA SYMPOSIUM (HOPEFULLY!)-April 2022-In Person!


“EyeOn Elite, OnBright AAC Software” by Chris LeBlanc, EyeTech’s consultant for Florida, Sunday, July 10, 2022, 6-8 pm via Microsoft Teams.


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 license SLP CE Hours).

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting April 2021

This is a friendly reminder of our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting titled “Trauma Informed Care: Shifting our Approach to Serve Those in Need,” featuring Jamie Meyer, Vice President of EFFINITY Training and Education of Metropolitan Ministries. Thiswill take place on Sunday, April 18, 2021 from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)


Here is the meeting link:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MTllZjMxOWQtNjZhNy00NWRkLTkzODYtYjBjMmM4ZTQxMWIy%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22578ecb1a-4448-4c2d-b6eb-9fe9df3b72fa%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2203e26c62-6c11-4b89-ae54-2adff163ecaa%22%7d

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Upcoming quarterly meetings via Microsoft Teams: 

“Medical Errors for the SLP,” Presented by Michelle Harvey, M.S., CCC-SLP of Tampa General Hospital, Sunday, July 11, 2021.

“EBP in Principles of Neuroplasticity for AAC Device Use and An SLP’s Guide to Training Communication Partners in AAC Use,” available for .1 ASHA CEU each hour. Presented by Jennifer Ackett, MS, CCC-SLP, Lingraphica Clinical In-Service Provider. SLPs may receive credit for one or both courses if they attend the full hour and complete the sign in and assessment for each. Sunday, October 10, 2021.

Topic: TBA-Jaimie Payne Anderson MS, CCC-SLP BC-ANCDS, January 9, 2022

MESPA SYMPOSIUM (HOPEFULLY!)-April 2022

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 license SLP CE Hours).

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MESPA Quarterly Meeting January 2021

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting featuring Sarah Busser, M.A., CCC-SLP on Dysphagia and Shared Decision Making that will take place on Sunday, January 10, 2021 from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)! You will be able to attend this next quarterly MESPA meeting in the comfort of your home. The link to the MESPA meeting is:


https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NDI3NjI1YzYtYTY4MS00Yzc4LWEwODMtODYyOGUzMjVlYjNm%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22578ecb1a-4448-4c2d-b6eb-9fe9df3b72fa%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2203e26c62-6c11-4b89-ae54-2adff163ecaa%22%7d

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 Virtual Quarterly Meeting 10/25/2020


Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting featuring Cory O’Brien, M.A., CCC-SLP of Florida Hospital Physician Group, Voice and Swallowing Center on Laryngopharyngeal Reflux will take place on Sunday, October 25th from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)! You will be able to attend this next quarterly MESPA meeting in the comfort of your home.


The link to access this course through Microsoft Teams is here:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_OGVkNzE4OWQtOTMwYS00YzNlLWFhZjctN2U0MzA0YTVlODAy%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22578ecb1a-4448-4c2d-b6eb-9fe9df3b72fa%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2203e26c62-6c11-4b89-ae54-2adff163ecaa%22%7d

Rules for attending this 2 hour CEU event through Microsoft Teams:

1) You must log in using the link provided and type your name when prompted in order for the CE administrator to take attendance.

2) You must remain logged into the CEU event for the entire duration to receive CE credit for this webinar.

3) You must complete a survey (which will be provided IN THE CHAT 10 minutes prior to the completion of the webinar)

4) The course is registered for 2 hours of Continuing Education for the state of Florida.


Future quarterly MESPA events include the following: Dysphagia and Shared Decision Making by Sarah Busser M.A., CCC-SLP of Encompass Health, Sunday, January 10th from 6:00-8:00 pm.


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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2020 MESPA Symposium Cancelled

Due to the current international pandemic of the Coronavirus, Tampa General Hospital has cancelled all of their events, including conferences, into the month of May; therefore, we must cancel our 2020 MESPA Symposium on Social Issues which was scheduled on Saturday, April 18th, 2020. We appreciate your understanding. The symposium will be rescheduled in April of 2021. Let us know if you have any questions or concerns. Stay safe everyone!
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Sixth Annual MESPA Symposium

We are pleased to announce the Sixth Annual MESPA Symposium on “Social Issues Affecting the SLP” will be held on Saturday, April 18th from 8:30am-3:30 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 8:00-8:30 am and the symposium will being promptly at 8:30 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 5.5 CEU hours submitted to the Florida Speech-Language Pathology Board (ASHA CEU’s are NOT awarded for this event).

This symposium will take place of MESPA’s April quarterly meeting.

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 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

MESPA 2020 Symposium flyer

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