SpeechPathology.com Speech Pathology logo Phone: 800-242-5183

Dysphagia Prevention and Rehabilitation in Head and Neck Cancer, presented in partnership with Rush University

Course: #7146 Level: Advanced1 Hour 85 Reviews

This course will describe the rationale and current research for preventative exercises during the radiotherapy period and will use a case-study approach to discuss evaluation and rehabilitation strategies in head and neck cancer patients with dysphagia following radiation therapy. This course is presented in partnership with Rush University.

Preview Exam
unlimited ceu access $99/year Join Now

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the current research supporting the use of prophylactic exercises during radiation therapy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to complete a standardized clinical swallowing evaluation for H/N cancer patients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the physiologic swallowing differences/dysfunctions common to head and neck cancer patients following radiation therapy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to implement a dysphagia rehabilitation program for H/N cancer patients.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction and Overview
5-20 Minutes Evidence-based research on prophylactic exercise
20-35 Minutes Standardized clinical assessment
35-55 Minutes Case studies/rehabilitation planning
55-60 Minutes Conclusion, Q&A

Reviews

85 Reviews
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Rush University Medical Center.

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

Course participation information

To ensure you are ready to participate, please complete our short Test Drive to prepare your computer to view the course.

Review Technical Requirements

Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.

On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), you must be a SpeechPathology.com member.

SpeechPathology.com is committed to providing equal opportunities in accordance with all applicable laws. If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact customerservice@speechpathology.com. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner. Please note that we will require a minimum of 2 weeks to provide a reasonable accommodation for your request.

Visit our Contact us page or give us a call if you have questions.