Guidelines for Dysphagia Management Using Telepractice (On Demand Webinar)
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The use of telepractice for dysphagia management has increased dramatically due to the challenges of in-person practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this webinar, the presenter will share step-by-step, evidence-based guidelines for the safe and reliable use of telehealth for dysphagia management in both pediatric and adult patients. The speaker will discuss legal safeguards, privacy and confidentiality considerations, technology infrastructure, clinician training and skills, facilitator training, and patient candidacy considerations. The webinar will include video case examples, problem-solving activities, and demonstrations of telepractice adaptations for clinical (bedside) swallowing evaluations and treatment sessions. During the webinar, the speaker will guide participants in the creation of a practical roadmap to implement telepractice with their patients with dysphagia.
You will be able to:
- Describe the legal and procedural steps needed to establish a dysphagia telepractice program in your work setting
- Identify patient candidacy and facilitator training steps necessary for offering dysphagia services via telepractice
- Develop evidence-based technological, clinical, and patient-specific strategies for providing dysphagia services via telepractice in your work setting
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