This is Part 1 of a two-part series demonstrating the evidence related to neurogenic dysphagia resulting from various motor disorders in older adults. The bodily systems involved in dysphagia will be elucidated and advice for applying these concepts to clinical practice will be provided. Case studies of individuals with Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's and Lewy Body Dementia will be presented. (Part 2 is Course 9186)
- After this course, participants will be able to list the bodily systems involved in the swallow and describe their breakdown in dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship of the neurological and cognitive systems to the swallow and dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship between neurogenic dysphagia and hospital readmission rates.
|5-20 Minutes||Defining Neurogenic Dysphagia|
|20-35 Minutes||Parkinson’s & Huntington’s Disease|
|35-45 Minutes||Lewy Body Dementia|
|45-55 Minutes||Neurogenic Dysphagia & Return to Hospital Admission Rates|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jeanna Winchester, PhD
Jeanna Winchester, PhD is the Owner and Founder of a continuing education firm dedicated to working with global industry leaders in continuing education and professional development. Dr. Winchester is also an author, Associate Professor of Medicine, Allied Health Care Instructor and peer-reviewed published author in Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging. Dr. Winchester has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Biology, a PhD in Brain Sciences and certification in Speech-Language Pathology and Healthcare Administration.
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