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Dysphagia in Patients with Dementia: What's the SLP to Do? - Part 1

Course: #8178 Level: Introductory1 Hour 4226 Reviews
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This is Part 1 of a two-part series, Dysphagia in Patients with Dementia. Treating dysphagia for the patient with dementia can be challenging for therapists. This course will address common deficits in each stage of cognitive decline and review normal versus disordered swallowing. (Part 2: Course 8187)

Course created on October 10, 2017

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify characteristics that differentiate presbyphagia and dysphagia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe polypharmaceutical side effects related to swallowing in older patients with cognitive decline.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the evidence regarding feeding tubes for patients with end-stage dementia.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-25 Minutes Presbyphagia and Dysphagia - Distinguishing Characteristics
25-40 Minutes Medications that may affect swallowing
40-55 Minutes Feeding tubes and dementia: Current Evidence
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amber Heape was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Non-financial: Amber Heape currently represents South Carolina on the ASHA SLP Advisory Board and is also the State Advocate for Medicare Policy representative for South Carolina.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


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.