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    50% OFF!

    VitalStim Therapy DINES Renewal E-course is 50% off NOW-October 5, 2020!

    Click 'More Info' to register!

    Renew every 3 years to ensure ongoing standards of safety, protocol, and efficacy

    Providers who received their Specialty Certificate or Renewed within the last 3 years will be listed on the VitalStim Registry along with their facility

    Receive an up-to-date manual

    Receive CE Credit (.85 CEUs)


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    Feeding & Swallowing in the NICU

    Work in the NICU or aspire to one day? Join us for this upcoming livestream course Friday and Saturday, October 2-3, 2020 from your home, office, anywhere!

    14.5 hours (1.45 CEUs)

    Click "More Info" to reserve your spot now!


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    CIAO's Live Tour is Rollin!

    Previously postponed VitalStim/DINES courses are up and runnin'!

    Click to register in your city to take the whole course or complete Day 2.
    We can't wait to see you there!


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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)


A Word From Our President

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"The CIAO Tour Bus is back on the road!! This has been such a crazy time for all of us - at work and on the home front. I am looking forward to revving up the calendar again. I do hope you and your families are safe and healthy. Thank you for all you have done to make the lives of others better - YOU are the reason I spend every day thinking of more ways to take care of you! And, it is my pleasure."

"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.