Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
Relias LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
This activity is approved for 1.50 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs).
Activity Number: 149463
Learning Need Code(s): 3050, 5210, 5300
CPE Level: Level II
Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; [email protected] or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.
Approved for 1.50 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
Approved for 1.50 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 1.50 contact hours.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level; Professional Area).
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Dysphagia and Aspiration
The Need for Reliable Swallow Screens and Assessments
Prevalence of Dysphagia
Impact of Dysphagia and Aspiration
Section 3: Swallow Assessments
Types of Swallow Assessments
Clinical Swallow Examination
Screens vs. Diagnostic Exams
Section 4: Standardized Swallow Screens
Understanding the Research
The Yale Swallow Protocol
Toronto Bedside Swallowing Screening Test (TOR - BSST)
Modified Mann Assessment of Swallowing Ability (MASA)
Burke Swallow Test
Gugging Swallow Screen
Eating Assessment Tool (EAT)
The Nursing Bedside Swallow Screen
Section 5: A Closer Look at Diagnostic Evaluations
Components of The Clinical Swallow Exam
Videofluoroscopy or Modified Barium Swallow Study
The Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing
Videofluoroscopy vs. Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing
Penetration - Aspiration Scale
Section 6: Conclusion
Amy Reinstein, M.S., CCC – SLP has been practicing speech language pathology for 8 years focusing on the dysphagia and neurogenic communication adult population. Amy has worked in various New York City acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, short term rehabilitation centers, home health care, and outpatient private practice. She has extensive experience in performing and evaluating Modified Barium Swallow Studies. Her teaching experience includes supervising Clinical Fellows to attain their certification, as well as certified speech–language pathologists in home health and skilled nursing facilities. Amy has also worked extensively with the New York City Board of Education K- 12 and Special Education schools. Special projects include publishing various articles for trade magazines and blogs, contributing to CEU courses, publishing of a live website, and creating clinical assessments and evaluations. She is currently authoring a speech and language textbook and conducting a research study in dysphagia. Disclosure: Amy Reinstein, MS, CCC – SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.