The IDDSI or International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative final framework was completed in November 2015 by the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Committee. This initiative is "culturally sensitive, measurable and applicable to individuals of all age groups in all care settings." This framework is being implemented on a global scale and provides clear guidelines for each diet and liquid consistency.
This seminar will discuss the IDDSI framework including the 8 levels identified for foods and liquids, the process of testing foods and liquids, appropriate bite size and frequently asked questions.
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Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist, Nurse, Nursing Home Administrator, Registered Dietitian, Certified Nursing Assistant.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
This course is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Denise Dougherty is employed by a private practice working with children and adults and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.