This is Part 2 of a two-part series that will provide an overview of reflux and its impact on our patients. Part 2 will focus on testing for reflux, medications and management, including surgical and endoscopic treatments. This course is open captioned. (Part 1 - Course #7519)
Course created on February 9, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the tests available to diagnose reflux.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of medications and diet for treating reflux.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the surgical and endoscopic treatments that have been found to have positive outcomes on reflux if pharmacology is not providing benefits for the patient.
|5-15 Minutes||Diagnosis, testing for reflux|
|15-30 Minutes||Medications and diet to manage reflux|
|30-55 Minutes||Surgical and endoscopic treatments for reflux and outcomes|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
Ms. Dougherty owns and operates a private practice in Indiana, PA. She is the past President of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA), received the Academy’s 2007 Honor Award for her achievements and 2014 AAPPSPA Award of Excellence. She served on the ASHA Health Care Economics Committee and is a member of the Technical Experts Panel for Quality of Insights of Pennsylvania, working on initiating quality measures for CMS to improve effectiveness, efficiency, economy and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. Denise is a co-editor of Private Practice Essentials: a Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists. Denise works as a legal consultant/expert witness in litigation involving dysphagia and negligence/malpractice. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication disorders from Marywood University and a master’s degree in communication disorders from St. Louis University.
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