The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) established standardized terminology to describe texture-modified foods and thickened liquids. In this course, healthcare providers will learn the IDDSI framework, including the definitions and methods to measure the level of a food or drink for adults.
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Kentucky Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Nurses will receive 0.50 contact hours for participating in this course.
Mississippi Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
North Dakota Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
0.05 ASHA CEUs
Approved for 0.5000 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 0.5000 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Getting Familiar with IDDSI
Why It Matters
What Is IDDSI?
Section 3: IDDSI Diet Level
The IDDSI Framework
Section 4: Implementing IDDSI
Which Liquids Should Be Tested?
Section 5: Conclusion
Meghan Farrington is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with over 20 years of experience in the adult setting. Meghan earned her Bachelor of Science in communication disorders from the State University of New York College at Fredonia and her Master of Arts in speech and hearing handicap from the State University of New York College at Geneseo. She has worked in the long-term care and sub-acute setting, but most recently in the acute and outpatient setting with the adult population with the Rochester Regional Health system. She is skilled in objective dysphagia assessments such as modified barium swallow studies (MBSS) and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallow (FEES). Her areas of focus include dysphagia, cognition, speech and language disorders, a variety of voice disorders including paradoxical vocal fold dysfunction and resonant voice, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) management, and head and neck cancer. Disclosure: Meghan Farrington, MA, CCC-SLP discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as Collecting Speaker's Fees All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
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