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Evaluation and Management of Dysphagia in the Alzheimers Patient
Contact Hours: 2
Registration Fee: $59
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Understand the progression of Alzheimers
Identify specific assessments to utilize in the evaluation of dysphagia in the Alzheimer patient
List specific swallowing strategies to utilize in the functional maintenance program
Identify the benefits and burdens of recommendations such as alternate nutrition and hydration in the Alzheimer patient.
This course discusses the progression found in Alzheimers and the impact on the swallow. These patients are often unable to participate in a standardized evaluation. Specific assessments/tools will be identified to assist the speech pathologist with the evaluation, development of the functional maintenance plan for the patient and staff/family education.
This Seminar-On-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM