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Back to Basics: Swallow Screening: How, when, and who
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarTue, Sep 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
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.

A Watched Pot Never Boils: Why Observing Swallowing is Unsuccessful and Risky
Presented by Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
VideoAudio
Course: #8933Level: Advanced1 Hour
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a growing body of literature supporting evidence-based methods of dysphagia treatment, clinicians continue to utilize outdated and ineffective approaches to intervention for patients with dysphagia. This course will review current research on swallowing rehabilitation and discuss the implications for performing outdated or ineffective treatment.

Test Your Ability to Interpret FEES: Level III
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8766Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series. This course will show 3 separate FEES examinations with patients demonstrating severe dysphagia, all with significant aspiration. Scoring/interpretation of FEES will be reviewed and recommendations for oral vs. alternative feeding will be discussed.

Dysphagia after Traumatic Brain Injury: Treatment
Presented by Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS
VideoAudio
Course: #8834Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This course will review dysphagia treatment following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Specifically, it will cover the treatment of survivors of TBI in various levels of consciousness, techniques, oral care, and family education.

Dysphagia after Traumatic Brain Injury: Etiology and Evaluation
Presented by Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS
Video
Course: #8815Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will discuss dysphagia following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Specifically, etiology, characteristics, and assessment of dysphagia following TBI will be addressed.

Addressing Ethical Challenges Associated with Serving Children with Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Schools
Presented by Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8804Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will review the incidence of children with feeding and swallowing in schools, the relationship to special education requirements, and common challenges that school-based SLPs face in addressing the needs of these children. It will discuss how to apply an ethical decision-making approach to these challenges, and provide specific ideas for resources to use in approaching the dilemma.

Test Your Ability to Interpret FEES: Level II
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8756Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series. This course will briefly discuss normal anatomy and physiology of swallowing function and choosing appropriate candidates for FEES. Case studies of 4 patients with moderate dysphagia will review case history, video of FEES, interpretation and recommendations. (Part 1: Course 8749, Part 3: Course 8766)

Test Your Ability to Interpret FEES: Level I
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8749Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series. This course will briefly discuss normal anatomy and physiology of swallowing function and choosing appropriate candidates for FEES. Case studies of 3 patients with mild dysphagia will review case history, video of FEES, interpretation and recommendations.

ALS: Impact on Nutrition
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
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Course: #8720Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will discuss nutrition options - including percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) - as well as strategies to use at mealtime. Culture and religion can influence acceptance of a feeding tube; therefore, a patient's decision should be documented in an Advanced Directive. Resources for the SLP and patient will be reviewed. (Part 1: Course #8717, Part 2: Course #8719)

ALS: Advantages and Disadvantages of Exercise
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
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Course: #8719Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will discuss the pros and cons of exercise, including expiratory muscle strength training, for individuals with ALS. Research and the ALS.org's view on exercise will be presented, as well as information about the efficacy of exercise for this population. (Part 1: Course #8717, Part 3: Course #8720)