This is Part 2 of a two-part series on alternate nutrition/hydration (ANH). This course discusses criteria, such as prognostic indicators, that are used by healthcare professionals when making ANH recommendations. Benefits and burdens of ANH vs. oral intake in various disease processes, including Covid-19, are addressed, as well as the issues of patient-centered care and education.
Part 1: Course 9581
Course created on January 26, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three criteria utilized by medical professionals in making recommendations for ANH.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify benefits and burdens of artificial nutrition and hydration versus oral intake in two disease processes.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three poor prognostic indicators for placement of artificial nutrition and hydration.
|5-25 Minutes||Criteria used to make recommendation, & current literature|
|25-35 Minutes||Benefits & burdens of PEG vs. oral feeding/comfort feeding/attentive hand feeding in various diseases/disorders|
|35-45 Minutes||Decision making tools and poor prognostic indicators|
|45-55 Minutes||Waivers, process for patient-centered choice|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Denise Dougherty owns and operates a private practice in Indiana, PA where she conducts therapy with children and adults. She received her bachelor's in communication disorders from Marywood University and her master's from St. Louis University. Since 2007, Denise has served on the Expert Work Group of the Physicians Office Quality Measure Project for Quality Insights of Pennsylvania working on initiating quality measures for CMS to improve effectiveness, efficiency, economy and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries - specifically Medication Review. She is a past president of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA), a past member of ASHA's Health Care Economics Committee and co-editor of <i>Private Practice Essentials: A Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists.</i> Denise works as a forensic speech pathologist and expert witness in litigation involving dysphagia, choking deaths and surgical errors.
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