Although there is a growing body of literature supporting evidence-based methods of dysphagia treatment, clinicians continue to utilize outdated and ineffective approaches to intervention for patients with dysphagia. This course will review current research on swallowing rehabilitation and discuss the implications for performing outdated or ineffective treatment.
Course created on July 23, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to describe differences between dysphagia screening, assessment and treatment, and elements which overlap between the three components.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the CPT codes related to swallowing and explain how to decide which CPT codes to utilize.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 2-3 principles of exercise science and neurorehabilitation principles as they apply to the treatment of dysphagia.
|5-15 Minutes||Dysphagia screening, evaluation and treatment|
|15-30 Minutes||CPT codes and reimbursement|
|30-45 Minutes||Exercise science and the correlation with dysphagia|
|45-50 Minutes||Setting differences|
|50-55 Minutes||When risk meets practice|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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MS CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is Director of Clinical Education/Compliance for EnduraCare Acute Care Services. She is board certified in swallowing disorders and is a certified dementia care instructor through Dementia Care Specialists. She serves as a member of the Professional Development Committee for ASHA’s SIG 13, is a member of ASHA’s Healthcare Economics Committee (HCEC), and served as an advisor to American Medical Association’s CPT Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee (HCPAC). Having nearly 20 years of clinical experience, Ms. Holterman has both provided clinical care, and held leadership roles, in a variety of clinical care settings including acute care, hospital outpatient, subacute rehab, long term care, and private practice. Ms. Holterman has presented nationally on topics including dysphagia and professional issues in rehabilitation.
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