Dysphagia Intervention: Planning and Implementation
Dysphagia Intervention: Planning and Implementation
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This course provides an overview of the essential elements of planning and implementing successful dysphagia intervention. Presenter Nancy B. Swigert reviews how to select and utilize appropriate treatment strategies and techniques by summarizing specific compensatory, bolus modification, postural, and rehabilitation strategies for oral and pharyngeal dysphagia and discussing the evidence underlying these strategies. The course also reviews what variations in dysphagia management might be needed depending on particular disease stages and processes.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast postural, bolus modification, compensatory, and rehabilitative techniques for oral and pharyngeal dysphagia
  • Describe characteristics of dysphagia for four major etiologies: Radiation-Associated Dysphagia, stroke;
  • Parkinson’s, and dementia
  • Compare and contrast dysphagia management for different disease processes
  • Select rehabilitative and compensatory techniques to match impaired physiology

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.

Related Courses

Fundamentals of Dysphagia

This course is part of a six-course collection designed for clinicians who are new to the area of swallowing disorders—as well as experienced clinicians who want a refresher. Taken together, these courses provide a comprehensive overview of dysphagia assessment and treatment.

This "Fundamentals of Dysphagia" course collection includes six courses:

Continuing Education

6/3/2018 to 6/3/2021

Product Information

Item #(s): WEB17036
Client Age: All Ages
Format(s): eWorkshop
Language: English
Author: Nancy B. Swigert, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

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