Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued SLP Master Class. This 4-hour master class will identify factors contributing to polypharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will describe the risks and long-term effects of polypharmacy and COVID-19 on the respiratory, neurological, cognitive, and gastrointestinal systems involved in dysphagia, and will include discussion of specialized populations such as skilled nursing residents, children and teens, individuals on mechanical ventilation, and individuals with reflux.
Please note: This series is comprised of the following individual courses: 9457, 9466, 9458, and 9490. If you have completed any of these individual courses in the live or video formats, you will NOT be able to earn CEU credit for this course series (9430).
Course created on October 1, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to list contributory factors and risks associated with polypharmacy and COVID-10, as they relate to the respiratory system of dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the relationship between COVID-19 and the neurological system of dysphagia, particularly for residents of skilled nursing facilities and those on mechanical ventilation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the risks of polypharmacy and COVID-19 associated with dysphagia, speech-language disorders and cognitive decline in children, teens and adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the long-term effects of polypharmacy on the gastrointestinal system in patients recovering from COVID-19, particularly for those with reflux.
|0-60 Minutes||Polypharmacy & the SLP during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 1|
|60-120 Minutes||Polypharmacy & the SLP during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 2|
|120-180 Minutes||Polypharmacy & the SLP during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 3|
|180-240 Minutes||Polypharmacy & the SLP during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 4|
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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Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 4 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 4 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.
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