The course will review cranial nerves along with their function, which are important assessment considerations during a clinical swallowing evaluation.
Course created on August 28, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the cranial nerves associated with swallow function.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the muscles innervated by the cranial nerves.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify stages of the swallow with their associated cranial nerve.
- After this course, participants will be able to list disease processes that can contribute to cranial nerve dysfuntion.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe a cranial nerve assessment.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|10-20 Minutes||Neurological Disorders|
|20-45 Minutes||Cranial Nerves|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Tiffani Wallace, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Tiffani L. Wallace has been an SLP for over 13 years. She holds her Board Certified Specialty in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Tiffani enjoys working with patients of all ages, however has a special interest in adults with head and neck cancer. Tiffani is the co-author of the app Dysphagia2Go by SmartyEars. Tiffani is the administrator and creator of several Facebook dysphagia groups and the author of Dysphagia Ramblings.
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