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Dysphagia And Feeding Issues CEU Courses for SLPs

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Sarcopenia, Frailty, and Dysphagia
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
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Course: #10113Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Interactions between frailty, sarcopenia, and an aging swallow can result in significant swallowing difficulties in geriatric clients. This course discusses the relationships between swallowing, frailty, and aging, as well as additional contributing factors, and describes interventions to manage and possibly prevent sarcopenic dysphagia.

Dysphagia MythBusters: Tackling the Truths About Patient Choice in Residential Care Settings
Presented by Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, FNAP, CMD, CMDCP
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Course: #10077Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Are your residential care patients with dysphagia “non-compliant” with their diets? This course provides a deep dive into a patient-centered approach to dysphagia care that also supports safety. Myths and facts surrounding patient choice are identified, and appropriate courses of action for the SLP are discussed.

Assessment and Management of Swallowing Function in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Presented by Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand, PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE
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Course: #9983Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the impact of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) on swallowing performance, best practices for assessment of swallowing, and the evidence that is currently available to guide management of dysphagia. Patient videos are used to highlight concepts discussed.

Treating in the Gray Zone: Post-Acute Care Considerations
Presented by Melissa Collier, MS, CCC-SLP, CHC, CDP
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Course: #10066Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course helps post-acute care clinicians better understand how to approach treatment when things aren’t black and white. It addresses scenarios such as geriatric frailty/weight loss and diet modification, the paradigm shift to a patient-choice model, legal considerations regarding diet waivers, and the care plan process. The SLP's role on the post-acute interdisciplinary team is also discussed.

Management of Behaviors During Feeding and Swallowing Intervention
Presented by Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP
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Course: #10047Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course provides an overview of how behavior is used as communication in pediatric clients with disordered feeding and swallowing. Identification of communicative intent, management of behavior, and implications for treatment are discussed.

20Q: Beyond the Swallow - Tracheostomy Tube and Ventilator Management
Presented by George Barnes, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #10056Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course addresses the various questions that may arise for the medical SLP involved in the care of patients with tracheostomy and/or mechanical ventilation. Topics include causes of respiratory failure, consequences of tracheostomy/ventilation, risk management related to intervention, and considerations for assessment and treatment of swallowing and communication, including the use of speaking valves.

Clinical Topics in Dysphagia Management
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
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Course: #10019Level: Advanced4 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. This 4-hour master class discusses how to differentiate between types of pneumonia and identify which patients are at risk for aspiration pneumonia. It describes how to make informed decisions about dietary modifications and exercise interventions, as well as how to manage the special needs of patients at end of life.

Picky Eating Through the Lens of Orofacial Myology
Presented by Heidi Miller, MS, CCC-SLP, COM
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Course: #9850Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course focuses on the relationship between feeding and oro-myofunctional skills, from both a diagnostic and treatment perspective. Evaluation components and treatment strategies for a variety of different types of pediatric feeding disorders (PFDs) are addressed.

Cranial Nerve Examination for the Speech-Language Pathologist
Presented by Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand, PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE
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Course: #9829Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course is Part 2 of a two-part series. It will present detailed instructions for assessing cranial nerve integrity, and discuss how to interpret and report exam findings. Templates that can be used immediately in clinical practice are provided.

Cranial Nerve Anatomy and Physiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist
Presented by Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand, PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE
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Course: #9816Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Cranial nerves innervate muscles critical to speech and swallowing functions. An overview of the neuroanatomy and physiology of the cranial nerves is provided in this course, with particular attention to those involved in speech and swallowing performance. Common abnormalities observed for patients with cranial nerve dysfunction are also described.

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