Speech Therapy and Functional Jaw Orthopedics Course – 10th edition

(taught in Portuguese)

Course details:

Dates
March 01 to July 12, 2024

Workload
40 hours

Shedule
9h00 – 18h00

Recipients
Speech therapists

 

    

Trainers:
Dr. Carina Esperancinha – Medical-Dentist / Functional Jaw Orthopedic Specialist
Dr. Inês Mendes – Speech / Myofunctional Therapist


Certified training

Price:
200,00 € (module)

Recipients

Speech Therapists

Access requirements

• Degree in Speech Therapy​
• Perform the Speech Therapy activity

Program

Mod.1
• Cranio-facial growth and development and Functional Jaw Orthopedics
• Dynamics between Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Speech Therapy
Mod.2
• Respiratory disorders​
• Anatomophysiology of the tongue
• Orofacial Motricity Evaluation – Part I

Mod.3
• Malocclusion Treatment through Functional Orthopedic Appliances and Prevention
• Orofacial Motricity Evaluation – Part II

M0d.4
• Malocclusion etiology and prevention
• Therapeutic Intervention in Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Speech Therapy

M0d.5
• Seminars on Diagnosis and Treatment Plan for Clinical Cases

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See the detailed program here (in portuguese)

 

Course General objective

At the end of training, the trainee will be able to:
• Recognize the dynamics between Functional Jaw Orthopedics and Speech Therapy;
• Know Speech Therapy and Functional Jaw Orthopedics as specialties that diagnose, prevent and intervene in malocclusions;
• To teach myofunctional techniques for intervention in functional jaw orthopedics cases.

Educational Strategic Objective:

At the end of training, the trainee will be able to:
• Know and evaluate the interaction of orofacial structures (form) and stomatognathic functions (function), in order to define a correct diagnosis and the appropriate moment of the therapeutic intervention;
• Develop a dynamic and interactive approach between ST and FJO, identifying and avoiding complications or relapses in treatment, thus promoting therapeutic success.

Shedule:

M1 – Mar. 01., 2024
M2 – Apr. 26, 2024
M3 – May 10, 2024
M4 – June 14., 2024
M5– July. 12., 2024

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