An introduction to Dynamic Imaging Grade of Swallowing Toxicity (DIGEST)

Thu Nov 16 2023 at 09:30 am to 04:00 pm

University of Liverpool, Cancer Research Centre | Liverpool

Publisher/HostDEBBIE HORNE
An introduction to Dynamic Imaging Grade of Swallowing Toxicity (DIGEST)
DIGEST-VF is a validated grading system for videofluoroscopy, devised by Professor Kate Hutcheson.
About this Event

The day will include background to the development of DIGEST, live practice with scoring using DIGEST, and implementation into practice.

Professor Hutcheson is the Chief for Speech Pathology and Audiology and Director of Research. She has authored over 100 peer-reviewed and invited articles and has funding support from the National Institutes of Health, the MD Anderson Institutional Research Grant Award program, and a fellowship award from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas UT Health Innovation Training Program. She is a globally renowned, accomplished clinician and educator who lectures nationally and internationally on radiation associated dysphagia and head and neck cancer rehabilitation.

**Special Early Bird Rate £80** until 31st October 2023.

Registration Rate will the be £100

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis

Full programme and payment details to follow. Payments will be made through Online Store at University of Liverpool. If you are interested in attending the workshop please register your interest here.

Registration will be open from 19th June 2023.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

University of Liverpool, Cancer Research Centre, 200 London Road, Liverpool, United Kingdom


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