SLP: Dysphagia Assessment and Intervention in Acute Respiratory Patients

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Individuals with acute respiratory illness commonly experience laryngeal trauma from intubation, impaired coordination of swallowing and respiration, and/or cognitive changes that increase their risk of dysphagia. The phase of recovery will impact evaluation tools and techniques and appropriate interventions. This module focuses on the speech-language pathologist’s evaluation and management of the patient in the acute phase of respiratory illness. Therapists will learn the impact of respiratory illness on swallowing, best practices for assessment, and evidence-based interventions to implement based on examination findings and patient characteristics.

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Course Description

Individuals with acute respiratory illness commonly experience laryngeal trauma from intubation, impaired coordination of swallowing and respiration, and/or cognitive changes that increase their risk of dysphagia. The phase of recovery will impact evaluation tools and techniques and appropriate interventions. This module focuses on the speech-language pathologist’s evaluation and management of the patient in the acute phase of respiratory illness. Therapists will learn the impact of respiratory illness on swallowing, best practices for assessment, and evidence-based interventions to implement based on examination findings and patient characteristics.

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