This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will discuss dysphagia following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Specifically, etiology, characteristics, and assessment of dysphagia following TBI will be addressed.
Course created on April 9, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to provide examples of instrumental and non-instrumental swallow assessment methods.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the impact of TBI and associated dysfunction/symptoms on the swallow.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss how dysphagia in TBI differs from that in other neurogenic populations.
|5-10 Minutes||TBI facts|
|10-15 Minutes||Dysphagia Overview|
|15-20 Minutes||Dysphagia in TBI vs Stroke|
|20-30 Minutes||Non-intrumental Assessments|
|30-40 Minutes||Instrumental Assessments|
|40-55 Minutes||Case Study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Erin O. Mattingly
MA CCC-SLP, CBIS
Erin Mattingly is a speech-language pathologist (SLP), managing strategic consultant, and subject matter expert at Enterprise Resource Performance, Inc. (ERPi), a professional management consulting firm. Erin has over 13 years of experience treating patients across the continuum of brain injury severity, from mild to severe injury, in both civilian and military populations. Prior to her role as a managing consultant, Ms. Mattingly started the SLP program at a unique Department of Defense facility, specializing in the evaluation and treatment of Service members with mild traumatic brain injury and psychological health disorders. She serves in a variety of leadership positions across brain injury and SLP organizations, including the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS), the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS), and the Neurogenic Communication Disorders Special Interest Group of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She has multiple publications and presents at the state and national level on the treatment and evaluation of survivors of brain injury. Erin graduated from the University of Virginia in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Education and the Ohio State University in 2005 with an M.A. in Communication Disorders. Erin holds her ASHA certification in speech-language pathology, her license to practice speech-language pathology in Washington, DC, and is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist.
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