Dysphagia for Occupational Therapists

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

While swallowing evaluation and treatment falls into the realm of the speech-language pathologist (SLP), occupational therapists (OT) can provide great insight into the physician and/or SLP as the OT is working in the areas involved. Therefore, all OTs should have a foundational knowledge of dysphagia evaluation and treatment to help promote better patient outcomes. In this course, you will learn the basic anatomy and physiology of the normal swallowing mechanism. You will also learn how to evaluate dysphagia, diet modifications, and safe swallow strategies.

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Course Description

While swallowing evaluation and treatment falls into the realm of the speech-language pathologist (SLP), occupational therapists (OT) can provide great insight into the physician and/or SLP as the OT is working in the areas involved. Therefore, all OTs should have a foundational knowledge of dysphagia evaluation and treatment to help promote better patient outcomes. In this course, you will learn the basic anatomy and physiology of the normal swallowing mechanism. You will also learn how to evaluate dysphagia, diet modifications, and safe swallow strategies.

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