Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

This is an announcement of our upcoming scheduled MESPA quarterly meeting on SUNDAY, October 11:

Who: Jackie Hinkley, PhD., CCC-SLP, of Choose Quality, LLC, Associate Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida
What: “Screening for Cognitive and Communicative Impairments in Acute Care”
Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room
When: Sunday, October 11, 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 MESPA Quarterly Meetings:

1) SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, November 7th, 2015, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, 1st Annual MESPA Symposium-Dysphagia at Tampa General Hospital in the Macinnes Auditorium: .6hours/.6 CEU’s FREE! We have approximately 130 Speech Pathologists registered, and 20 remaining spots. If you would like to attend this event, please complete the registration form attached under the tab: “1st Annual MESPA Dysphagia Symposium.”

2) Sunday, January 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery: Overview and Implications for the Medical SLP” by Andrea Hayes M.S., CCC-SLP, Supervisor of Speech-Language Pathology of Blake Medical Center

3) Sunday, April 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“The Impact of Anterior Cervical Spinal Surgery on Dysphagia” by Miranda Vargus, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist of Tampa General Hospital

4) Sunday, July 10, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic “Late Effects of Chemo-Radiation on Swallowing in Head and Neck Cancer Patients,” by Jessica Wind Gregor, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist of C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center

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, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

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

​As always, MESPA quarterly meetings are open to speech-language pathologists, as well as students in the field of speech-language pathology, and meetings are FREE for 2.0 hours/.2 CEU’s.​

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next scheduled Tampa Bay Medical Speech Pathology Association (MESPA) quarterly meeting is scheduled Sunday, July 12th, 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 “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 at the University of South Florida. As always, CEU’s are free and offered for 2 hours.

Who: Felix Matias M.S., CCC-SLP
What: From Student to Extern: Supervising the New Generation of SLP’s, They did not Teach me that in School
Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room
When: Sunday, July 12th, 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 MESPA meetings:
1) 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

2) SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, November 7th, 2015, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, 1st Annual MESPA Symposium-Dysphagia 4-6 hours/.4-.6 CEU’s FREE! (additional information soon to follow)

3) Sunday, January 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery: Overview and Implications for the Medical SLP” by Andrea Hayes M.S., CCC-SLP, Supervisor of Speech-Language Pathology of Blake Medical Center

4) Sunday, April 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“The Impact of Anterior Cervical Spinal Surgery on Dysphagia” by Miranda Vargus, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist of Tampa General Hospital

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

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Updated MESPA Quarterly Meeting Schedule

Below is the latest edition of the MESPA quarterly scheduled meetings, along with “SAVE THE DATE” for our first annual MESPA symposium, topic: Dysphagia.
1) 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

2) 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

3) SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, November 7th, 2015, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, 1st Annual MESPA Symposium-Dysphagia 4 hours/.4 CEU’s FREE! (additional information soon to follow)

3) *Topic Change:* Sunday, January 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery: Overview and Implications for the Medical SLP” by Andrea Hayes M.S., CCC-SLP, Supervisor of Speech-Language Pathology of Blake Medical Center

4) Sunday, April 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“The Impact of Anterior Cervical Spinal Surgery on Dysphagia” by Miranda Vargus, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist of Tampa General Hospital

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, 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

​As always, MESPA quarterly meetings are open to speech-language pathologists, as well as students in the field of speech-language pathology, and meetings are FREE for 2.0 hours/.2 CEU’s.​

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Next MESPA quarterly meeting Sunday, April 12, 2015

Our next scheduled Tampa Bay Medical Speech Pathology Association (MESPA) quarterly meeting is on Sunday, April 12th, 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 “The Basics of Vision Impairments and Functional Applications” by: Tina Mastrangelo, MCD, M.S., CCC-SLP, Senior speech-language pathologist of HealthSouth Rehab Hospital of Largo. As always, CEU’s are free and offered for 2 hours.

Who: Tina Mastrangelo, MCD, M.S., CCC-SLP
What: The Basics of Vision Impairments and Functional Applications
Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room
When: Sunday, April 12th, 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.

Future scheduled MESPA quarterly meetings:
1) 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

2) 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

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

4) Sunday, April 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“The Impact of Anterior Cervical Spinal Surgery on Dysphagia” by Miranda Vargus, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Pathologist of Tampa General Hospital

If you have any topics you would like presented, questions/concerns, or requests to be on the MESP email list, please email the MESPA team at: MESPA2013@gmail.com

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meetings

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

5) Sunday, April 10, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm: Topic-“The Impact of Anterior Cervical Spinal Surgery on Dysphagia” by Miranda Vargus, 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

 

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Voices of Hope for Aphasia

Pinellas County now has a Stroke and Aphasia Support Group and Caregiver Program, thanks to the sponsorship of Voices of Hope for Aphasia. The free monthl​y meeting will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, beginning on January 21, 2015, at the Sunshine Center, 330 5th Street North, St. Petersburg. For more information, go to http://www.vohaphasia.org or see attached flyer below:

strokeandaphasiasupportgroupflyer

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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

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