The Role of the SLP in Palliative Care
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often work with individuals in palliative care to improve their functional
abilities related to dysphagia as well as communication, but the SLP’s role in
end-of-life processes is more challenging to define. This session explores the
unique and rewarding role of the SLP in palliative care and end-of-life
processes and describes how SLPs can provide support for swallowing and
communication across the continuum of care and with a variety of populations.
is a recorded session from the 2021 online conference “Maximizing Outcomes for
Medically Complex Patients of All Ages.”
You will be able
modern concepts in palliative care
the SLP’s role within a multidisciplinary team working with the palliative care
swallowing and communication goals for patients in palliative care
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