Adult Dysphagia and Dysarthria Assessment and Treatment


Course Description

Conducting a thorough assessment is critical to the identification and treatment of dysphagia and dysarthria and is equally essential in the establishment of medical necessity for instrumental assessment.  Speech - Language Pathologists who are new to the profession or the clinical setting, may not be familiar with all of the contributory aspects associated with a thorough assessment. 

This course is designed to direct the clinician through all facets of dysphagia and dysarthria assessment beginning with screening guidelines, signs and symptoms, judging severity levels, determining medical necessity, Etc., along with an overview of the opportunity to incorporate various modalities into a treatment plan of care.  Clinicians will be able to explore the multicultural and linguistic considerations that must be considered in today's ever-changing healthcare area.

This seminar-on-demand is 6 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Contact Hours: 6
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience:
Instructional Level: Intermediate