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Dysphagia in Neurodegenerative Disease: Focus on ALS and Parkinson’s Disease

Course: #6760 Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 4626 Reviews
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Patients with neurodegenerative diseases often experience significant difficulty swallowing. This course will review information specific to dysphagia in individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Evidence-based evaluation and treatment methods specific to these two patient populations will be discussed.

Course created on September 25, 2014

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the typical progression of dysphagia in individuals with ALS.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the role of the speech-language pathologist in working with individuals who present with dysphagia secondary to ALS.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe typically observed patterns of swallowing in individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe therapeutic strategies that can be employed with individuals with dysphagia secondary to Parkinson’s disease.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-30 Minutes Dysphagia in ALS
30-55 Minutes Dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease
55-60 Minutes Summary and Conclusions

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Debra Suiter was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Non-financial: Serves on the American Board for Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders and the board of the Dysphagia Research Society.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.