This course will discuss screening versus assessment tools for patients with dysphagia. Issues related to implementation of a swallow screening protocol will be discussed. Research related to the 3 ounce water swallow protocol will be reviewed.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 differences between screening and evaluation tools.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 different screening tools available for identification of individuals at risk for oropharyngeal dysphagia.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain 2-3 means by which accuracy of screening tests is determined.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe evidence regarding the use of the 3 ounce water swallow protocol for identifying individuals at risk for aspiration.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss 3 issues affecting implementation of screening tools for individuals at risk for dysphagia.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|40-55 Minutes||Three Ounce Water Swallow Protocol|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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