ESSD FEES Accreditation Programme

The second ESSD FEES practical course will be held at Mataró Hospital near Barcelona on 22-23 February 2018. Prior to the practical course there will be a theoretical course online, available from 5th of February and there will be exercises that should be completed by 19 February prior to doing the practical course. Following the course there will be an exam held also in Mataro 24 February from 9h-11h, venue to be confirmed

Important Dates

20 December to 09 February - Registration for FEES course open on website

22 December to 31 January - Submission of documents and payment of fees 

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

05 February         - Online theoretical course available for students

19 February         - Deadline for on-site exercises on theoretical content to be                                         completed before attending practical course

22-23 February     - On-site practical course at Mataró Hospital, near                                    Barcelona

24 February         - On-site theory end-of-course exam held in Mataró                                             


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 instructor and 30 FEES under indirect supervision and then sit a final practical exam. See full programme.