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Professional Education

The goal of the Duke Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences Continuing Medical Education (CME) program is to offer education, training and practice, and guidance in providing exemplary patient care.

Those who attend Grand Rounds are eligible to receive CME credit. Our events calendar displays the schedule for the department.

Lunch and Learn

The “Lunch and Learn” series is a monthly discussion series where medical professionals from Duke and other institutions present information or research findings related to speech pathology and audiology.

The series takes place during the lunch hour, so staff and faculty members are encouraged to bring their lunch and learn how to improve clinical practice.

“Use it on Monday” Lecture Series

This recurring lecture series is held for three hours on Saturday mornings at Duke. Participants can earn 0.3 IACET CEUs per session. Six to eight lectures are held per year.

Duke Speech Pathology and Audiology staff and outside speakers present topics to Duke staff and members of the community. The information is functional and practical, with opportunities for hands-on practice, discussion, and small group interaction. The goal of the series is to share advanced practices, provide inexpensive CEUs, and network with professionals in the community.

Duke Voice Care Center Clinical Rounds

At Duke Voice Care Center Clinical Rounds, our speech pathologists, laryngologists and medical residents meet regularly to discuss information and research findings relevant to voice evaluation and treatment.  The purpose of these rounds is to increase the voice care team’s clinical knowledge, thus improving patient care and optimizing treatment outcomes. 

Recent topics include: Myofascial Release; Respiratory Muscle Training; Hormones and the Voice; and Aspects of Successful Voice Therapy.   

HNSCS Grand Rounds for Voice and Laryngology

The Duke Voice Care Center team regularly provides education regarding voice evaluation and treatment for department faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, and other care providers at Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences Grand Rounds. 

Recent lectures by DVCC team members include: Interpretation of Videostroboscopy; TEP Complications and Post-Op Protocols; and Spectral & Cepstral Measurement of Dysphonia. 

Additional Continuing Education from DVCC

Duke Voice Care Center has provided ASHA CEU’s for certified SLP’s at our annual Voice Enhancement Workshop, such as the 2015 Workshop on Contemporary Singing Styles (2.25 ASHA CEUs). Visit the Duke Voice Care Center Events website for information on upcoming CEU events

Additional CME Offerings

Other CME programs occur throughout the year, developed by specialists within the medical center. The Duke Office of Continuing Medical Education posts details.

Duke Office of Continuing Medical Education
Office: 3100 Tower Boulevard, Suite 1300, Durham, NC, 27707
Campus mail: Box 104500
Phone: 919-401-1200
Fax: 919-401-1213
E-mail: cme@mc.duke.edu