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    Sign Up or Renew Live for the Revamped VitalStim Therapy Course!

    Exploring the Options. Mastering the Modality.

    Our revamped VitalStim Specialty Certificate (Adult Focus) will train you in the VitalStim Therapy approach and the new expanded DINES approach. This Specialty Certificate course is even better than before! (If that's even possible!!!)

    The VitalStim® Therapy and Beyond: DINES Specialty Certificate Program includes the online course, MBS - The Clear Picture (12 hrs) and the two day hands-on "VitalStim Therapy and Beyond" (16 hrs)

    *This is the Adult Focused course. The Pediatric Focused VitalStim Specialty Certificate course is now revamped and rolls out on Sept 13-14, 2019 in Michigan!


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    24/7 Access to Online CE Hours

    Is your license renewal looming? Earn CE hours online with 24/7 online access + 25% OFF all livestream courses with Club CIAO.

    Click MORE INFO to start earning hours now!


A Word From Our President

Join us for a VitalStim/DINES Getaway Weekend!

Room Block on Pensacola Beach
(Holiday Inn Resort - $129/nt for a Gulf Veiw Balcony)

VitalStim Veterans Who Want "NDC" Credentials:
Friday - NDC Prep Exam Course (for NMES for Dysphagia veterans)
Friday night - Wine and Cheese (Come meet the authors of both the Adult and Pediatric focused courses)
Saturday - NDC Test (for NMES for Dysphagia veterans)
For more info about getting your credentials: Click Here

Dysphagia Therapists Who Want to Take the VitalStim/DINES Course:
Friday night - Wine and Cheese (Come meet the authors of both the Adult and Pediatric focused courses)
Saturday and Sunday - VitalStim Dines Specialty Certificate Program

I truly enjoy taking care of people who dedicate their lives to taking care of others. "Save the Therapists!"

- Lesley Mateer, President, CIAO

  • VitalStim

    CIAO continues to be the exclusive provider of VitalStim Specialty Certificate and the leader in NMES for Dysphagia training.


  • PAMS

    Modalities for OT's; Physical Agent Modalities (PAMs) is designed to educate OT and COTA in the use of electro-physical agents in the areas of electrical stimulation...


  • Myofascial Release

    One of our most loved courses!
    SLP's, OT's and PT's learn soft tissue and joint restriction techniques to address the abnormal swallow


  • Dysphagia Therapy: The New Generation

    Come learn about the new world of dysphagia therapy! This course will review the process of swallow from anticipatory phase through esophageal.