Managing the Patient with Acute Stroke - Dysphagia Screening

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

The goal of this course is to help clinicians to identify dysphagia early following a stroke and implement treatment strategies to improve overall outcomes for patients. Acute stroke is the leading cause of neurological dysphagia. Dysphagia can lead to malnutrition, social restrictions, anxiety, dehydration, aspiration pneumonia, acute/chronic illnesses, or even death. Swallowing abnormalities are associated with a higher mortality rate, making validated and reliable screening a necessity. This course will review current swallowing screens, discuss who should receive them, who should carry them out, and how to implement them in your facility. In the later part of this course, you will receive practical information about how to implement swallowing screens at your facility.
 

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Course Description

The goal of this course is to help clinicians to identify dysphagia early following a stroke and implement treatment strategies to improve overall outcomes for patients. Acute stroke is the leading cause of neurological dysphagia. Dysphagia can lead to malnutrition, social restrictions, anxiety, dehydration, aspiration pneumonia, acute/chronic illnesses, or even death. Swallowing abnormalities are associated with a higher mortality rate, making validated and reliable screening a necessity. This course will review current swallowing screens, discuss who should receive them, who should carry them out, and how to implement them in your facility. In the later part of this course, you will receive practical information about how to implement swallowing screens at your facility.
 

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