This is Part 2 of a two-part series demonstrating the evidence related to neurogenic dysphagia resulting from various motor disorders in older adults. This course will explore additional concepts associated with neurogenic dysphagia, such as sarcopenia and malnutrition. Case studies of individuals with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) will be presented.
(Part 1 - Course 9229)
Course created on April 23, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to list neurological and cognitive mechanisms involved in the swallow and their breakdown in dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the relationship between neurogenic dysphagia and the bodily breakdown in individuals with MS and ALS.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship between dysphagia, sarcopenia and malnutrition.
|5-20 Minutes||Review of Neurogenic Dysphagia|
|20-35 Minutes||Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis & Dysphagia|
|35-55 Minutes||Sarcopenia, Malnutrition, Dysphagia & the Therapist|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jeanna Winchester, PhD is a clinical cognitive neuroscientist who specializes in neurodegeneration and aging. She is a professor, a published author, and a scientist.
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