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Programs & Services


Instrumental Swallow Assessment Referral for Rural Hospital Inpatients

For inpatients at rural hospital sites requiring an instrumental swallow assessment by speech-language pathology (SLP) for suspected oropharyngeal dysphagia.

Rural hospital inpatients are seen for instrumental oropharyngeal swallowing assessment by speech-language pathology (SLP) at the Foothills Medical Centre (FMC) and the Rockyview General Hospital (RGH).

  • Modified Barium Swallow (MBS)/Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study (VFSS) is offered at FMC and RGH
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) is offered at FMC

 

Note: Bariatric patients are only seen at FMC

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

Location Info
FMC main building, 4th floor, Diagnostic Imaging department
Address
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Telephone
403 944 2598
Fax
403 944 2270
Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
speech-language pathologist
Eligibility

For inpatients at rural hospital sites requiring an instrumental swallow assessment by an SLP for suspected oropharyngeal dysphagia.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations