This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This session will review why the Alternate Nutrition and Hydration recommendation may be made - based on assessments, disease process, decision making tools (benefits and burdens), and poor prognostic indicators. Documentation must reflect the education effort when the patient/family chooses to "opt out" of the recommendations; the course will discuss what this should include. (Part 1: Course 7929)
Course created on February 28, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 criteria utilized by the medical professional in making recommendations for artificial hydration and nutrition.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify benefits and burdens of artificial nutrition and hydration, versus oral intake.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 poor prognostic indicators for placement of artificial hydration and nutrition.
|5-25 Minutes||Criteria used to make recommendation and what current literature says|
|25-35 Minutes||Benefits and burdens of PEG versus oral intake|
|35-45 Minutes||Decision making trees/tools and poor prognostic indicators|
|45-55 Minutes||Waivers, recommendations, careful attentive hand feeding/comfort feeding and documentation|
|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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