The Clinical Utility of High Resolution Pharyngeal Manometry

Live Webinar December 15, 2023, 12 - 2pm EST. Recording until February 29, 2024

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Course Description

The LIVE webinar will take place on December 15, 2023 from 12 pm to 2 pm (eastern). Can't make the live one? No problem! We will have the recording available in this portal from December 16, 2023 through February 29, 2024.

Course Description

In this two-hour webinar on high-resolution pharyngeal manometry (HRPM) for speech-language pathologists, laryngologists and/or gastroenterologists, participants will gain an understanding of the advanced diagnostic HRPM technique and its relevance to their field. Participants will learn to interpret pharyngeal manometry data, identify abnormalities in swallow function, and apply this knowledge to enhance their clinical practice. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the differences between a normal and abnormal pharyngeal swallow on high resolution pharyngeal manometry topographic pressure plots.
  • State two clinical or diagnostic uses for high resolution pharyngeal manometry.


  • 12:00:  Introduction to High Resolution Manometry
  • 12:20:  Diagnostic Metrics and Pharyngeal Normative Data 
  • 12:50  Diagnostic Applications of HRPM
  • 1:20   Clinical Applications of HRPM - Biofeedback
  • 1:50   Summary and Questions
  • 2:00  Adjourn

Course Disclosure

This course primarily focuses on high resolution pharyngeal manometry as a diagnostic approach to identify swallowing abnormalities. 

Webinar Notice

Successful participation in this course includes completion of the post-test with a score of 80% or higher by February 29, 2024, then participants will automatically receive a course completion certificate. 

This course is offered for 1.5 Professional Development Hours. We can report your participation to ASHA if you choose for 0.15 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

Carolina Speech Pathology: A Patheous Health Company’s Self-Study courses are non-refundable.

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

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  • 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.