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Dysphagia And Feeding Issues CEU Courses for SLPs

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Neurogenic Dysphagia in Older Adults with Motor Disorders: Part 1
Presented by Jeanna Winchester, PhD
Live WebinarThu, Apr 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #9185Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series demonstrating the evidence related to neurogenic dysphagia resulting from various motor disorders in older adults. The bodily systems involved in dysphagia will be elucidated and advice for applying these concepts to clinical practice will be provided. Case studies of individuals with Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's and Lewy Body Dementia will be presented. (Part 2 is Course 9186)

Neurogenic Dysphagia in Older Adults with Motor Disorders: Part 2
Presented by Jeanna Winchester, PhD
Live WebinarThu, Apr 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #9186Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series demonstrating the evidence related to neurogenic dysphagia resulting from various motor disorders in older adults. This course will explore additional concepts associated with neurogenic dysphagia, such as sarcopenia and malnutrition. Case studies of individuals with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) will be presented. (Part 1 is Course 9185)

IDDSI: Rationale and Framework, Part 2
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
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Course: #9121Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series on the International Dysphagia Diet Standard Initiative (IDDSI), which was finalized in 2015 and provides more comprehensive guidelines for diet selection. This course will discuss the framework and rationale for diet and liquid selections as well as testing methods.

IDDSI: Rationale and Framework, Part 1
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
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Course: #9120Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series about the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI). The IDDSI framework was finalized in 2015 and provides more comprehensive guidelines for diet selection. This course will discuss the rationale behind developing new terminology and criteria related to dysphagia diets. (Part 2: Course 9194)

Research Watch Report: Quality of Life, Communication, and Swallowing in Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9064Level: Advanced1 Hour
This Research Watch Report focuses on current research on quality of life among individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), as related to swallowing and communication. Three research articles are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.

Ethical and Legal Issues in Dysphagia Management - Part 2
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
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Course: #9050Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Speech-language pathologists involved in dysphagia evaluation and therapy face many challenges, such as how to handle a patient/family that does not agree with the recommendations. This course will address ethical and legal considerations when working with this type of client, including ethical concerns with waivers and patient-centered plans of care.

20Q: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Dysphagia
Presented by Claire Kane Miller, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
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Course: #9061Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides an overview of pediatric dysphagia, with a specific focus on the role of the speech-language pathologist in the assessment and treatment of infants and children with dysphagia. Clinical protocols for clinical and instrumental assessments are reviewed and options for treatment interventions are summarized.

Ethical and Legal Issues in Dysphagia Management, Part 1
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
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Course: #9027Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will review specific aspects of ASHA's Code of Ethics that are related to dysphagia. It will also discuss how to complete a thorough dysphagia evaluation, including chart review, clinical evaluation, justification of therapy services and documentation.

Back to Basics: Applying Clinical Reasoning to the Clinical Swallow Assessment
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
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Course: #9000Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
The clinical swallow evaluation, or bedside swallow evaluation, is sometimes a maligned component of dysphagia assessment because of its inability to definitively assess for aspiration. This course will provide participants with an understanding of the applications of clinical assessment, appropriate components for inclusion, and direction for forming conclusions and making recommendations based on clinical observations.

Back to Basics: Swallow Screening: How, when, and who
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
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Course: #8969Level: Introductory1 Hour
Screening of swallow function is a well-regarded tool to identify individuals who are potentially at risk of dysphagia and in need of full swallow assessment, but the options are many and varied. This "back to basics" course will teach participants to make informed, evidence-based choices regarding appropriate screening tools specific to their particular patient populations and settings.