This is Part 1 of a week-long series, An Update on Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment: How to Do It and Why. Clinicians are often called upon to make treatment decisions for their patients with dysphagia based solely on findings from a non-instrumental assessment. This course will focus on what can and cannot be ascertained based on non-instrumental assessment alone. This course is open captioned. (Part 2: Course 7679, Part 3: Course 7680, Part 4: Course 7681, Part 5: Course 7682)
Course created on July 11, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to list three purposes of the clinical swallow evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the 5 components of a clinical swallow evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three behaviors that have been found to accurately reflect aspiration risk.
|5-15 Minutes||Purpose of the Clinical Swallow Evaluation|
|15-30 Minutes||Components of the Clinical Swallow Evaluation|
|30-40 Minutes||How to do a Clinical Swallow Evaluation|
|40-55 Minutes||What the Clinical Swallow Evaluation Can and Cannot Tell Us|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Debra Suiter, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Debra Suiter is Director of the University of Kentucky Voice and Swallow Clinic in Lexington, Kentucky. Together with Dr. Steven Leder, Dr. Suiter developed the Yale Swallow Protocol, a tool for determining aspiration risk. Dr. Suiter’s research and clinical interests focus on assessment and treatment of adults with swallowing disorders. She is the current Chair of ASHA’s Board of Special Interest Coordinators, a member of the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, and a member of the Dysphagia Research Society.
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