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Dysphagia 101: Disorders, Medications and Impact on the Swallow
Discipline(s): Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours: 4
Registration Fee: $116
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
Identify specific disorders that impact the swallow
Understand the type of swallow dysfunction in specific disorders
List specific medications that could contribute to dysphagia
Recognize the importance of a good chart review prior to the initial evaluation
Identify disorders that are often seen together
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Speech Language Pathologists.
This video course will highlight the importance of understanding disorders and their impact on the swallow. A brief description of the disorders are reviewed as well as the implications. By doing a chart review, red flags should be recognized by the speech pathologist which indicates dysphagia is potentially part of the package and which phase of swallow would be affected.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM