This course will review neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES). Devices specific to dysphagia rehabilitation as well as current research related to NMES will be discussed.
Course created on September 26, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to list muscles that may be stimulated by NMES.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify NMES devices specifically designed for dysphagia rehabilitation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current research related to NMES.
|5-20 Minutes||Review of Physiology|
|20-35 Minutes||Muscle Types|
|35-45 Minutes||NMES Devices|
|45-55 Minutes||NMES Research|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
MA CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Tiffani Wallace has been treating patients with dysphagia for over 15 years. Tiffani has worked in various facilities, including schools, SNF’s, outpatient, home health and acute care. Tiffani enjoys sharing information on dysphagia through her blog www.dysphagiaramblings.com. Tiffani created and is the administrator of the Dysphagia Therapy Group and Dysphagia Therapy Group-Professional Edition on Facebook. Tiffani currently serves on the Advisory Board for Smarty Ears Inc and is a co-author of Dysphagia2Go. Tiffani currently holds the BCS-S (Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.) She has several webinars available through PESI, Speech Pathology.Com and Northern Speech Services. She is also the co-author of the apps Dysphagia2Go through SmartyEars, Dysphagia Therapy and the author of iScreen Aphasia with SmartyEars.
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