Dysphagia Management - Course Synopsis
Peter Lam , RD, CFE and Robert Miller, PhD, BC-ANCDS
The science and study of swallowing is grounded in research with an increased emphasis on an interdisciplinary team approach to care for patients with dysphagia. This online program aims to bring evidence-based tools and resources to the desks of health professionals who provide care for patients with dysphagia. Interactive quizzes and case scenarios help the learner translate the materials into practical recommendations they can use with their clients and their dysphagia management team. Registered dietitians, speech language pathologist, occupational therapists and registered nurses in LTC settings will find this course relevant to their practice.
This course can be completed at a time, place and pace convenient for you. Your purchase of this lesson entitles you to unlimited access to the course materials for 90 days. Extensions will not be granted.
NOTE: The information covered in this course is "content education" only and is not intended to stand alone without supervised hands-on learning. In addition to the theoretical knowledge gained through this course, a health professional must:
- Have their skills and competencies assessed in a supervised clinical setting
- Check with their respective Provincial Regulatory Body regarding their scopes of practice, controlled or restricted acts and liabilities
- Communicate with their health care team for dysphagia management to establish their role(s) as a member of that team