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Polypharmacy & the SLP during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 3

Course: #9428Level: Intermediate1 Hour 90 Reviews

This is Part 3 of a four-part series. This course will orient SLPs to risk factors and long-term effects of polypharmacy and COVID-19 as they relate to cognitive decline, dysphagia and speech/language disorders in children, teens and adults. Factors contributing to polypharmacy in these populations during the COVID-10 pandemic will be described.

Part 1: Course 9408, Part 2: Course 9409, Part 4: Course 9429)

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the risks of polypharmacy associated with dysphagia, speech-language disorders and cognitive decline.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the factors contributing to polypharmacy in children, teens and adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the long-term effects of polypharmacy on cognition in individuals with COVID-19.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Polypharmacy, cognition & speech-language function
15-25 Minutes COVID-19 & cognitive decline
25-35 Minutes COVID-19 & speech-language/cognitive disorders in children and teens
35-55 Minutes COVID-19 & dysphagia/cognitive disorders in adults
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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