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Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration and Swallowing

Course: #7949Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 2715 Reviews

Effective evaluation and management of dysphagia in adults requires thorough knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of swallowing and the relationship to the functions of respiration. Structures, functions and neurophysiology of the aerodigestive tract are discussed, including detailed information about cranial nerves.

Course created on March 23, 2017

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship between respiration and swallowing
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the neurophysiology of swallowing and breathing.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list oral and pharyngeal structures involved in swallowing and breathing.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to match cranial nerves to motor and sensory functions in swallowing and breathing.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to perform a basic cranial nerve exam as part of a clinical swallow evaluation.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction: Why this information is important to learn
10-25 Minutes Central nervous system control of breathing and swallowing
25-40 Minutes Coordination of breathing and swallowing
40-75 Minutes Oral and pharyngeal structures: muscles, innervation and role in swallowing and breathing
75-80 Minutes Incorporating cranial nerve examination in clinical and instrumental swallow exams
80-85 Minutes Practice cases
85-90 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Nancy Swigert was paid an honorarium for this course by SpeechPathology.com. She has several publications related to the topic of dysphagia. Non-financial: Previous chair of the Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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