Feeding Tube Removal Assessment and Treatment

Green Clock Hours: 1.50

Use of evidence-based information in clinical practice is essential for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to effectively assess and treat individuals receiving enteral nutrition (EN) due to aspiration risk or insufficient intake of nutrition and hydration. EN is sometimes only temporary, and SLPs must monitor a variety of factors to determine whether patients could safely reinstate oral feeding. This course defines and discusses various types of EN, reasons for such feeding systems, clinical signs of readiness to return to oral feeding, and assessment and treatment of swallowing deficits during this transition. Importance of open communication within the interdisciplinary team will be highlighted, including the SLP’s role.

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Course Description

Use of evidence-based information in clinical practice is essential for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to effectively assess and treat individuals receiving enteral nutrition (EN) due to aspiration risk or insufficient intake of nutrition and hydration. EN is sometimes only temporary, and SLPs must monitor a variety of factors to determine whether patients could safely reinstate oral feeding. This course defines and discusses various types of EN, reasons for such feeding systems, clinical signs of readiness to return to oral feeding, and assessment and treatment of swallowing deficits during this transition. Importance of open communication within the interdisciplinary team will be highlighted, including the SLP’s role.

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