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Compensatory Swallow Strategies and Rehabilitation Modalities during MBS

Course: #6784 Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 1516 Reviews

This course will review the anatomy and physiology of the oropharyngeal swallow with a focus on physiological dysfunction. Video clips of modified barium swallow studies will be used to teach appropriate intervention techniques based on physiology of the swallow. Note: This is a 2-hour event. Exam content will be presented within the event; please have preview exam printed out OR have pencil/paper ready to record your answers for entry into the electronic system afterward.For an introductory-level prequel to this course, see #6849.

Course created on October 23, 2014

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.2 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas LTS-S1370/2.0; SAC/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to match appropriate compensatory swallow strategies based on physiological dysfunction described.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to match appropriate compensatory swallow strategies based on physiology viewed on videofluoroscopic images.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to match appropriate evidence based exercises based on physiological dysfunction of the oropharyngeal swallow.


0-5 Minutes Introduction and Overview
5-35 Minutes Intervention Techniques, Maneuvers, Positions: Anatomy and Physiology
35-45 Minutes Match written deficit to written technique/maneuver/position
45-65 Minutes Match videoclip deficit to videoclip technique/maneuver/position
65-85 Minutes Evidence Based Exercises Overview
85-95 Minutes Match written physiological deficits to evidence based exercise
95-115 Minutes Match videoclips of physiological deficits to evidence based exercise
115-120 Minutes Conclusion, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Debra Tarakofsky was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. She is the owner of Swallow Diagnostics Inc, a mobile provider of MBS studies, and the videos/materials used within this presentation come from that practice. She is also an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern and has used some of these videos/materials in the courses she teaches there. Nonfinancial: No relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

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 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 2 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 2 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.