Course Information

Course Description

In this two-hour advanced level webinar on high-resolution pharyngeal manometry (HRPM) for speech-language pathologists and/or laryngologists, participants will gain an understanding of the use of HRPM as a biofeedback tool in the treatment of dysphagia.  Participants will learn about the rationale for biofeedback and how to use HRPM for compensatory strategy training and skill acquisition. Additionally, this webinar will cover the principles of exercise physiology and how HRPM can be utilized to establish dosing and monitor adherence. Case based studies will be presented. 

Learning Objectives 

  • Participants will be able to identify the differences between a normal and abnormal pharyngeal swallow on high resolution pharyngeal manometry topographic pressure plots. 
  • Participants will be able to state two clinical or diagnostic uses for high resolution pharyngeal manometry.


  • 1:00:  Principles of Exercise Rehabilitatio
  • 1:25:  Utility of HRPM as a Biofeedback Tool 
  • 1:55:  Case Studies
  • 2:45:  Summary and Questions
  • 3:00:  Adjourn

Course Disclosure

This course primarily focuses on using high resolution pharyngeal manometry as a biofeedback tool for dysphagia intervention. 

Joining the Webinar

You will find information on how to join and complete this live webinar and webinar recording  in the course portal located on our Thinkific dashboard once you complete the course registration. One the day of the webinar please log in approximately 10 minutes before the start time to ensure you do not have any technical challenges.

Webinar Notice

Successful participation in this course includes completion of the post-test with a score of 80% or higher, then participants will automatically receive a course completion certificate.  

This course is offered for 2.0 Professional Development Hours. We can report your participation to ASHA if you choose for 0.2 ASHA CEUs, just be sure to include your ASHA number when you register. If you do not want your participation reported to ASHA, you have the option to decline on the course registration page. 

Refund Policy

There are no refunds for this course, as it is offered both live and as a recording for a limited time. 

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call 877-390-1887.

Register Now

Live Webinar 1/26/24 from 1-3pm (Eastern). Recording will be available from 2/1/24 though 2/29/24.


  • Ashli O’Rourke

    Ashli O’Rourke, M.D., MS

    Ashli O’Rourke

    Ashli O’Rourke, M.D., MS, joined the MUSC Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice & Swallowing in September 2012. Dr. O’Rourke began her professional career as a SLP, earning her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Florida State University. After more than seven years of clinical speech therapy practice at Emory University Hospital, she attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and her fellowship in Laryngology – Voice and Swallowing disorders at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. O'Rourke is Professor and Director of Laryngology at the Medical University of South Carolina where she holds the Mark & Evelyn Trammell Endowed Chair in Otolaryngology. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Dysphagia Research Society and the Exam Council for the American Board of Otolaryngology. Instructor Disclosure: Dr. O’Rourke has the following financial relationships. She is a paid employee of the Medical University of South Carolina and is a consultant to Medtronic. She receives payment for this webinar from CSP. Dr. O’Rourke has the following non-financial relationships to disclose. Dr. O’Rourke serves on CSP’s Advisory Board.