This course will discuss screening versus assessment tools for patients with dysphagia. Issues related to implementation of a swallow screening protocol will be discussed. Research related to the 3 ounce water swallow protocol will be reviewed.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
The statistical terms were well explained relative to screening, in general, and swallowing screens specifically. The comparison of the screening tests was useful. The speaker spoke with clarity on the subject.
review of literature surrounding topic, current findings, discussion of terminology frequently used in this area
The Event has already taken place, you may no longer register.
Debra Suiter, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-S
Debra Suiter is a Speech-Language Pathologist at the VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. She holds adjunct appointments at the University of Memphis School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Suiter is the Coordinator of ASHA Special Interest Group 13-Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, and a board recognized specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders. Her clinical and research interests focus on the assessment and treatment of adults with dysphagia.
Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
If you have any technical questions or problems related to this course,
please contact SpeechPathology.com toll free at 800-242-5183