Differentiating Typical Aging From Swallowing Dysfunction
Differentiating Typical Aging From Swallowing Dysfunction
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This session—a recorded session from ASHA’s 2020 Health Care Connect online conference—explores typical variations in the adult swallow, with a specific focus on changes observed in older adults. The speaker discusses the influence of additional factors (e.g., medications, lab values) on swallowing function as well as shares MBSS videos/images.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Explain typical anatomical and physiologic changes in swallowing function attributed to the aging process
  • Differentiate between typical age-related changes and pathological swallowing changes in adults

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Continuing Education

9/15/2020 to 7/8/2025

Product Information

Item #(s): WEB19955
Client Age: Adults
Format(s): eWorkshop
Language: English
Author: Kendrea L. (Focht) Garand, PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE

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