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Event Name:Respiratory Muscle Strength Training Advanced Clinical Workshop
This premier presentation will cover the basic principles
and clinical utility of Respiratory Muscle Strength
Training (RMST). It will include information on its
theoretical underpinnings, report on past and current
outcome data, and present treatment approaches for
various patient groups using both inspiratory and
expiratory muscle strength training devices. Dr. Sapienza
brings pragmatic information that is both informative
and interesting to clinicians worldwide.
Learning Outcomes
Participants will:
• Identify key anatomical and physiologic components of respiration,
swallow and cough
• Understand effectiveness of RMST for patient care
• Demonstrate the ability to assess key measures of respiratory strength
and relate these to RMST protocols
• Demonstrate knowledge of devices for RMST and advantages/
disadvantages with various patient groups
• Demonstrate ability to plan and implement RMST protocols
• Demonstrate ability to assess RMST outcomes in terms of respiratory
muscle strength, swallow and cough
Additional Course Information:
• Continental Breakfast and Refreshments will be provided.
• EMST150 device will be provided to each course participant
courtesy of Aspire Products.

University of Kansas Health
4000 Cambridge St
Kansas City, KS 66160
Sat. September 22, 2018
7:45 AM – 5:30 PM

Dr. Christine Sapienza is currently Dean of the
Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare
Sciences at Jacksonville University. She is
internationally recognized for her large-scale,
randomized trials examining treatment
efficacies for a variety of patient populations
via grants through the NIH, MJ Fox Foundation
and VA Rehabilitation Research Awards.
Her extensive research appears in
peer-reviewed journals, textbooks and
clinical manuals. Dr. Sapienza is also actively
involved in patient support groups, nonprofit
organizations and has been the recipient of
the Brooks Rehabilitation Research Award.
This course is offered for 0.75 ASHA CEUs.
(Intermediate level; Professional area)

For additional information or to register, email Gail Wiley at operations@emst150.com
or visit https://
Event Date:09-22-18
Event Time:7:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Location:University of Kansas Health
4000 Cambridge St
Kansas City, KS 66160

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Contact Person:Gail Wiley
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