This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This course will review dysphagia treatment following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Specifically, it will cover the treatment of survivors of TBI in various levels of consciousness, techniques, oral care, and family education.
Course created on April 23, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to define restorative/rehabilitation treatment and compensatory treatment for dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe alternative means of nutrition for survivors of TBI.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three factors to consider when beginning dysphagia treatment.
|5-10 Minutes||TBI background (level of consciousness, Rancho Los Amigos Scale, etc.)|
|10-15 Minutes||Necessity of evaluation|
|15-20 Minutes||Alternative nutrition|
|20-25 Minutes||Disordered consciousness|
|25-30 Minutes||Rehabilitative techniques|
|30-40 Minutes||Compensatory strategies|
|40-55 Minutes||Oral care and family education|
|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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