This Cough is Driving Me Crazy! Update on the Evaluation and Management of Chronic Cough

A Self-Study Webinar

This two-hour webinar will cover the most common causes of chronic cough and the often complex evaluation of this troubling disorder. Standard and newer treatment paradigms will be discussed. A variety of behavioral, medical and surgical treatments will be explained.
This Cough is Driving Me Crazy! Update on the Evaluation and Management of Chronic Cough

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Course Information

Learning Objectives

  • Name tree common causes of chronic cough
  • Recall two treatment options for neurogenic cough
  • Recognize at least two"danger"symptoms that warrant prompt medical evaluation


0:00-0:15  Background and Cause of Chronic Cough

0:15-0:45  Evaluation Strategies in Chronic Cough

0:45-1:30  Treatment of Common Causes of Cough

1:30-1:45   When All Else Fails and Danger Signs

1:45-2:00  Summary and Questions

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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. If you would like to have your participation reported to ASHA, your ASHA number must be correctly entered on the course registration form.

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


  • 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 treats adult patients with problems located in the larynx, airway and/or the esophagus. This includes hoarseness or voice disturbances, dysphagia, or breathing difficulties due to airway narrowing or scar. She is particularly interested in the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders as well as laryngopharyngeal reflux disease. Her research interests include innovative technologies for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of swallowing disorders. Dr. O'Rourke is board certified through the American Board of Otolaryngology and serves as a Senior Examiner for the Board.  She is a Councilor on the Board of Directors for the Dysphagia Research Society and holds the Mark & Evelyn Trammell Endowed Chair in Otolaryngology Instructor Disclosure: Dr. O’Rourke has the following financial relationship: she is a paid employee of the Medical University of South Carolina. She receives payment for this webinar from CSP. Dr. O’Rourke has the following non-financial relationship: she serves on Carolina Speech Pathology’s Advisory Board.