This is Part 1 of a two-part series about the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI). The IDDSI framework was finalized in 2015 and provides more comprehensive guidelines for diet selection. This course will discuss the rationale behind developing new terminology and criteria related to dysphagia diets. (Part 2 available mid-March)
Part 2 available mid-March, 2020.
Course created on February 6, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to define the levels in the National Dysphagia Diet.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the rationale for developing a new system of standardization.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three findings of the systematic literature review undertaken during IDDSI development.
|5-20 Minutes||National Dysphagia Diet implementation and confusion|
|20-55 Minutes||Development of the IDDSI framework|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
Denise Dougherty owns and operates a private practice in Indiana, PA where she conducts therapy with children and adults. She received her bachelor's in communication disorders from Marywood University and her master's from St. Louis University. Since 2007, Denise has served on the Expert Work Group of the Physicians Office Quality Measure Project for Quality Insights of Pennsylvania working on initiating quality measures for CMS to improve effectiveness, efficiency, economy and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries - specifically Medication Review. She is a past president of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA), a past member of ASHA's Health Care Economics Committee and co-editor of <i>Private Practice Essentials: A Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists.</i> Denise works as a forensic speech pathologist and expert witness in litigation involving dysphagia, choking deaths and surgical errors.
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