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Thickened Liquids in Clinical Practice: The Plot “Thickens”

Course: #10497Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 3361 Reviews
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Clinicians who utilize thickened liquids in their clinical practice are aware of their benefits, but what about the risks and contraindications? Advantages and disadvantages of thickened liquids are reviewed in this course with a focus on clinical outcomes, including impacts on medication administration, lung health, and hydration. Product types are evaluated to facilitate appropriate choices for individual clients.

Course created on March 21, 2023

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify two impacts of thick liquids on normal swallow physiology.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least two risks and benefits of thickening liquids for patients with dysphagia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe characteristics of starch- vs. gum-based thickeners and their appropriateness for different types of patients with dysphagia.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Thick liquids and swallow physiology
10-15 Minutes Benefits of thickening
15-30 Minutes Risks associated with thickening
30-35 Minutes Functional outcomes: What does thickening really do?
35-40 Minutes Thickeners and medication administration
40-50 Minutes Thickeners and hydration
50-55 Minutes Starch vs gum: Choosing a product
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Angela Mansolillo was paid an honorarium for this course. She has authored a book related to pediatric dysphagia, for which she receives royalties. Non-financial: Angela is a member of ASHA Special Interest Division 13, which focuses on swallowing and swallowing disorders.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

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.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


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