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

Course: #7146 Level: Advanced 1 Hour 1125 Reviews
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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.

Course created on July 28, 2015

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Course Type: Video

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

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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Lisa LaGorio is an employee of Rush University. SpeechPathology.com has made a donation to Rush University in appreciation of the presenters donating their time to the Rush University series on SpeechPathology.com. Lisa has received grant funding for research that may be discussed in the presentation. Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

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.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Advanced 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.