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Polypharmacy & the SLP during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Course: #9430Level: Intermediate4 Hours 152 Reviews
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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

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.4 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.4; Kansas LTS-S1370/4.0; SAC/4.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.

Agenda

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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Jeanna Winchester was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She owns a firm that provides continuing education and consulting services to healthcare professionals. Nonfinancial: Jeanna has authored articles related to this topic.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.4 CEUs for this program.


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.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.