This is Part 4 of a four-part series. This course will describe the risks and long-term effects of polypharmacy and COVID-19 as they relate to the gastrointestinal system of dysphagia, including risks specifically associated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Factors contributing to polypharmacy in individuals with reflux dysphagia will be identified. Anatomical and physiological breakdown across the systems of dysphagia will be discussed.
(Part 1: Course 9408, Part 2: Course 9409, Part 3: Course 9428)
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship between reflux dysphagia, PPIs, & COVID-19.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify factors contributing to polypharmacy in patients with reflux dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the long-term effects of polypharmacy on the gastrointestinal system of dysphagia in patients recovering from COVID-19.
|5-20 Minutes||Review of polypharmacy across the systems of dysphagia & the COVID-19 pandemic|
|20-35 Minutes||Reflux dysphagia and the breakdown of the respiratory, neurological & cognitive systems of dysphagia|
|35-45 Minutes||COVID-19 risk & PPIs|
|45-55 Minutes||Reflux is dysphagia|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jeanna Winchester, PhD
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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