Dysphagia Management for Medically Complex Patients in Acute Care
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may be caused by many underlying medical etiologies, and the hospital-based SLP
must navigate a comprehensive world of medical diagnoses and be prepared to
accurately evaluate and plan dysphagia treatment. This session presents a model
for using medical chart review, online resources, swallow mechanism knowledge,
and cultivated diagnostic and treatment skills to approach dysphagia in
patients with any medical diagnosis.
is a recorded session from the 2021 online conference “Maximizing Outcomes for
Medically Complex Patients of All Ages.”
You will be able
three aspects of the human neurologic system that may be affected in the acute
stages of disease and the swallow mechanism examination signs to watch for
one indicator each for potential or contraindication for dysphagia treatment in
acute neurologic disease when planning intervention
at least three factors identified by clinical swallow evaluation that may
indicate a need for instrumental assessment for treatment planning
online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts,
and references so you can access it from anywhere!
about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your