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Dysphagia/Feeding Problems CEU Courses for SLPs

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Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Lip Functioning
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarMon, Dec 10, 2018 at 10:00 am EST   Starts in 17h 34m
Course: #8648 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. Lip functioning is important to the efficiency of feeding. This course will discuss the types of disordered lip movements that interfere with eating and how those deficits impact the child's feeding as a whole.

Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Tongue Functioning
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarTue, Dec 11, 2018 at 10:00 am EST
Course: #8637 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. Tongue functioning is important for the control of food and liquid during the feeding process. This course will discuss the types of disordered tongue movements that interfere with eating and how those deficits may impact the child's feeding as a whole.

Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Chewing Skills
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarWed, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:00 am EST
Course: #8639 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 3 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. Chewing is one of the most important skills in preparing a solid bolus before swallowing. This course will discuss the types of disordered chewing patterns that interfere with eating and how those deficits may impact the child's feeding as a whole.

20Q: Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS)
Presented by Karen J. Golding-Kushner, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
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Course: #8700 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes the characteristics of Velo-cardio-facial syndrome that are of the greatest relevance to SLPs: those that affect feeding, speech and language. Best practice for intervention is also explained.

Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Swallowing Skills
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarThu, Dec 13, 2018 at 10:00 am EST
Course: #8640 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 4 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. Swallowing is important for the overall safety of the feeding process. This course will discuss the types of disordered swallowing patterns that interfere with eating and how those deficits impact the child's feeding as a whole.

Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Full Oral Motor and Swallowing
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarFri, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:00 am EST
Course: #8665 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 5 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. It is important for the clinician to identify the oral motor and swallowing components that may have deficits within an evaluation. This course will discuss aspects of disordered eating that impact a child's overall feeding safety and efficiency.

Research Watch Report: Systematic Reviews of Dysphagia Assessment and Intervention in Adults
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP, Caroline Braun
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Course: #8688 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This Research Watch Report focuses on some of the most current research in the areas of assessment of and intervention for dysphagia in adults. Four systematic reviews/meta-analyses are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.

ALS: Medications and Oral Care
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
Live WebinarTue, Jan 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #8717 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will identify medication and complementary alternative medicine that may be used by patients to treat ALS. The importance of saliva management and mouth care as a critical component of their daily care will be discussed, along with strategies.

ALS: Advantages and Disadvantages of Exercise
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
Live WebinarTue, Jan 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #8719 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on ALS. This course will discuss the pros and cons of exercise, including expiratory muscle strength training for the ALS population. Research and the ALS.org's view on exercise will be presented as well as the efficacy of exercise for this population.

ALS: Impact on Nutrition
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
Live WebinarTue, Jan 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #8720 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series on ALS. This course will discuss nutrition options including 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.