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Dysphagia Treatment: When to Discharge a Patient

Course: #10550Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 3019 Reviews
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Determining when to discharge a patient from dysphagia therapy is challenging. Clinician-driven and patient-driven factors to consider when determining if it is time to discontinue therapy are discussed in this course, and evidence related to timelines for swallowing improvement is presented.

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three patient-based reasons for discontinuing dysphagia treatment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three clinician-based reasons for discontinuing dysphagia treatment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the evidence that speaks to expected timelines for clinicians and patients to see improvements in dysphagia.

Course created on May 4, 2023

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Current state of the problem
10-20 Minutes Clinician-driven reasons for discontinuing therapy
20-30 Minutes Defining goal attainment
30-40 Minutes Patient-driven reasons for discontinuing therapy
40-50 Minutes Involving patients in goal-setting and discharge planning
50-55 Minutes Case studies
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Debra Suiter was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She receives royalties from Springer International Publishing for publications related to this topic. Non-financial: Debra is Board-Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders and serves on the ASHA CFCC and SpeechPathology.com's advisory board.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

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.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

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