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Tuesday, June 5, 2012
7/25 FREE CEU: Dysphagia
Dysphagia: A Growing Concern in Healthcare
Event date: Wednesday, July 25th
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm EDT
Presented by: Rebecca Leonard, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA Professor, Dept. Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery Clinical Director, Voice-Speech-Swallowing Center UC Davis Health System Sacramento, California
Objectives: 1. Identify the potential burden and challenges of dysphagia for patients and health care systems 2. Describe how fluoroscopy is used to assess swallow mechanics in patients with oral-pharyngeal dysphagia 3. Verbalize how information from the fluoroscopy study is used to help determine dietary strategies 4. Describe how diets can be modified to reduce the risk for aspiration
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