Dysphagia: From Assessment to Discharge – Tiffani L. Wallace

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Dysphagia: From Assessment to Discharge – Tiffani L. Wallace

$76.00

5 Hours 31 Minutes

Attend this seminar and learn functional assessment techniques and discover how the cranial nerves drive both assessment and treatment. Join national speaker and dysphagia expert, Tiffani Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BRS-S, LSVT Certified Clinician, MBSImP Registered Clinician, as she teaches you practical, functional and affordable strategies and techniques that can be immediately incorporated into your workday.

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Attend this seminar and learn functional assessment techniques and discover how the cranial nerves drive both assessment and treatment. Join national speaker and dysphagia expert, Tiffani Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BRS-S, LSVT Certified Clinician, MBSImP Registered Clinician, as she teaches you practical, functional and affordable strategies and techniques that can be immediately incorporated into your workday.

Learn the latest, most effective techniques and exercises, including:

  • Pharyngeal exercises
  • Exercise-based therapy
  • Oral manipulation
  • Effortful swallow
  • Using the bolus as resistance

Take home affordable alternative treatment tools and assessment techniques. Muscle-based exercise is emphasized throughout the course, along with ideas you can utilize the next day!


OUTLINE

PART 1: ASSESSMENT

Chart Review

  • Disease Processes
  • Respiration
  • Lab Values
  • Medications

Oral Mech Exam

  • Cranial Nerve Examination

Clinical Assessment

  • Cervical Auscultation
  • Palpation
  • Ounce Water Swallow Test

Instrumental Assessment

  • MBSS
  • FEES
  • Symptoms/Indications from the Swallow Assessment

PART II: TREATMENT

Techniques

  • Kinesio Taping®
  • EMST/IMST
  • Thermal
  • Pharyngeal Exercises
  • NMES
  • Myofascial Release

Exercises

  • Mendelsohn Maneuver
  • Masako
  • Shaker
  • Oral Manipulation
  • Effortful Swallow
  • Lingual with Resistance

Stretches

  • Myofascial Release
  • Beckman Program

Modalities

  • sEMG
  • NMES
  • TTS
  • Pressure Biofeedback

Postures

  • Chin Tuck
  • Head Turn
  • Supra and Super-Supra Glottic Swallow
  • Head Back/Chin Up
  • Side Lying

Technology in Dysphagia Therapy

  • iPad®/iPhone® apps
  • Android apps for dysphagia
  • Online Dysphagia Resources

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Describe a cranial nerve assessment and the function of the cranial nerves.
  • Identify key elements necessary for the development of a comprehensive dysphagia evaluation.
  • Summarize therapeutic treatment strategies to increase the functional swallow.
  • Examine contributing factors to dysphagia such as: medications, lab values and cranial nerve dysfunction.
  • Explain neuroplasticity principles to increase swallow function.
  • Identify ways that technology can be incorporated in dysphagia therapy.

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