A Watched Pot Never Boils: Why Observing Swallowing is Unsuccessful and Risky

Course: #8933Level: Advanced1 Hour 932 Reviews
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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a growing body of literature supporting evidence-based methods of dysphagia treatment, clinicians continue to utilize outdated and ineffective approaches to intervention for patients with dysphagia. This course will review current research on swallowing rehabilitation and discuss the implications for performing outdated or ineffective treatment.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

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Course Type: Video, Audio

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe differences between dysphagia screening, assessment and treatment, and elements which overlap between the three components.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the CPT codes related to swallowing and explain how to decide which CPT codes to utilize.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Katie was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. She is Director of Clinical Education/Compliance for EnduraCare Acute Care Services. Non-financial: Katie is a member of ASHA’s Health Care Economics Committee and the SIG 13 Professional Development Management Committee. She is a board-certified specialist in Dysphagia.

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 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Advanced 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 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 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.

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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