Sensory Changes in Adults: Impact on Swallowing & Diet Selection; Part 1Course: #7836 1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Aging and disease processes change our swallow and impact nutrition/hydration. This course will review the normal aging swallow, physiologic changes in the aging patient and the impact on the swallow, diet and nutrition.
Course created on November 8, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the changes found in the normal aging swallow.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three physiologic changes that occur with aging.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the impact of aging on the esophagus.
|5-15 Minutes||Changes in the normal aging swallow|
|15-55 Minutes||Physiological changes found in the aging adult that can impact the swallow|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
Ms. Dougherty owns a private practice in Indiana, PA. She has worked with clients from the Northeast US and overseas. She is a past President of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA), received the Academy’s 2007 Honor Award and AAPPSPA Award of Excellence in 2014. Denise is a co-editor of a new book, Private Practice Essentials: a Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists published by ASHA Press. She served on the ASHA Health Care Economics Committee and is a member of the Technical Experts Panel for Quality of Insights of Pennsylvania, working on initiating quality measures for CMS to improve effectiveness, efficiency, economy and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. Denise works as a legal consultant/expert witness in litigation involving negligence, malpractice and wrongful death. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication disorders from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania; and a master’s degree in communication disorders from St. Louis University. Ms. Dougherty is a member of the Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association, and the American Speech and Hearing Association.
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