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Interventions for Feeding and Swallowing for Persons with Dementia

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Individuals with moderate or severe dementia often have impairments in eating and drinking. This course for speech-language pathologists and occupational therapy professionals presents evidence-based and best practice interventions for treating feeding and swallowing impairments. Case studies are used to model clinical reasoning to determine which type of intervention is most effective for each patient and how to determine if an intervention needs to be modified or stopped. Interventions to engage the interprofessional team and caregivers to reinforce interventions are described and best practices in documentation reviewed.

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Course Description

Individuals with moderate or severe dementia often have impairments in eating and drinking. This course for speech-language pathologists and occupational therapy professionals presents evidence-based and best practice interventions for treating feeding and swallowing impairments. Case studies are used to model clinical reasoning to determine which type of intervention is most effective for each patient and how to determine if an intervention needs to be modified or stopped. Interventions to engage the interprofessional team and caregivers to reinforce interventions are described and best practices in documentation reviewed.

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