ESSD FEES Accreditation Programme

The third ESSD FEES practical course will be held in Dublin, Ireland on 25-26 September 2018. Prior to the practical course there will be a theoretical course online, available from 10 September and there will be exercises that should be completed by 24 September prior to doing the practical course. Following the course there will be an exam held at the Congress venue, Aviva, Dublin on 27 September 9h-11h. Registration is open here: https://abbey.eventsair.com/essd-2018/registration/Site/Register. It is the registration for the 8th ESSD Congress but you have the option to only enroll in the FEES Course if you do not want to attend any other sessions.

Important Dates

23 February to 09 September - Registration for FEES course open on website

23 February to 01 September - Submission of documents and payment of fees 

01 September to 09 September - Authentication of documents and granting of places on course

10 September         - Online theoretical course available for students

25-26 September     - On-site practical course at the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital in Dublin, Ireland

27 September         - On-site theory end-of-course exam held in at 8th ESSD Congress venue:Aviva Stadium, Dublin                                            

On passing the exam, students will be given a certificate that they have attended and passed the exam. To obtain the accreditation that they are competent in practicing FEES to explore neurological and geriatric patients for dysphagia, they will need to complete the programme and organize for themselves 30 FEES under supervision of an ESSD accredited instructor and 30 FEES under indirect supervision and then sit a final practical exam. See full programme.