Michael Johns III, MD is the Director of the USC Voice Center and founded the Emory Voice Center. Dr. Johns receives compensation from MedBridge for this course.
Non-Financial: Dr. Johns has no relevant non-financial relationship exists.
Financial: Edie R. Hapner is a Professor in the Rick and Tina Caruso Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California and a founding member of the USC Voice Center. Edie Hapner receives compensation for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Edie Hapner has no relevant non-financial relationship exists.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Edie Hapner, PhD, CCC-SLP
Edie R. Hapner is a Professor in the Rick and Tina Caruso Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California and a founding member of the USC Voice Center, an interprofessional team treating persons with disorders of voice and swallowing. Dr. Hapner has authored over 33 peer reviewed articles on…Read full bio
Michael Johns III, MD
As the director of the USC Voice Center, Michael Johns III’s goal is to improve the quality of life for individuals with voice, swallowing and airway disorders. He strives to achieve this through a true interdisciplinary approach to promoting health, preventing and curing disease, advancing biomedical research and educating those around him. He received his…Read full bio
1. Laryngeal Imaging: What, Why, and When
This chapter lays the foundation for the use of laryngeal imaging. The science behind laryngeal videostroboscopy, how it differs from flexible diagnostic laryngoscopy, and when it is important to use videostroboscopy will be discussed.
2. Laryngeal Videostroboscopy: Interpreting the Examination
This chapter will introduce the participant to the functional information gleaned from the laryngeal videostroboscopy examination that provides information on the health and pliability of the vocal fold mucosa, the size and shape of the glottis and the vertical phase of vocal fold approximation.
This chapter will demonstrate one comprehensive rigid and one comprehensive flexible laryngeal videostroboscopic examination.