Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Happy Holidays MESPA colleagues! Our next MESPA quarterly meeting is scheduled on Sunday, January 11th, 2015, from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital in the Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room. The topic for this meeting is “Assessment and Treatment of Vocal Cord Dysfunction” by Darla Freeman-LeVay M.S.,CCC-SLP, Clinical Instructor of the University of South Florida. As always, CEU’s are free and offered for 2 hours.

Who: Darla Freeman-LeVay M.S., CCC-SLP
What: Assessment and Treatment of Vocal Cord Dysfunction
Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room
When: Sunday, January 11th, 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.

Parking is free in the Rehab Center. Follow Tampa General Circle around the hospital to the Rehab Center.

Upcoming topics scheduled throughout the next year:

1) Sunday, April 12, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“The Basics of Vision Impairments and Functional Applications” by Tina Mastrangelo, MCD, M.S., CCC-SLP, Senior SLP of HealthSouth Rehab Hospital of Largo

2) Sunday, July 12, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“From Student to Extern: Supervising the New Generation of SLP’s, They did not Teach me that in School” by Felix Matias M.S., CCC-SLP, Clinical Instructor of the University of South Florida

3) Sunday, October 11, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“Screening for Cognitive & Communicative Impairments in Acute Care” by Jackie Hinkley PhD, CCC-SLP, of Choose Quality, LLC, Associate Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida

4) Sunday, January 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“Managing Speech and Swallowing of Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependent Patients” by Michelle Harvey M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist of Tampa General Hospital

If you have any topics you would like presented, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

If you have any questions or concerns regarding MESPA, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

If anyone wishes to be on the MESPA email list, please feel free to send an email to: MESPA2013@gmail.com


About Tampa Bay Medical Speech Pathology Association

MESPA is a local speech pathology organization in Tampa, Florida that started in 2000 to draw speech pathologists together to meet for continuing education. Currently, MESPA meets at Tampa General Hospital on a quarterly basis on the second Sunday evening of the month in January, April, July, and October from 6:00-8:00 pm.
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