Interpreting a Modified Barium Swallow Study
Offered by Swallowing Diagnostics, Inc. (SDI)
At the completion of the CEU, attendees will be able to:
* Describe the physiology of the swallow for the MBSS viewed
* Identify basic anatomy with anatomical differences for the MBSS viewed
* Identify deficits to be targeted in dysphagia treatment for the MBSS viewed
* Identify rationale for modified diet and/or compensatory swallow strategies for the MBSS viewed
* Identify follow-up referrals for the MBSS viewed (if applicable)
This is a blended course focused on interpretation and application of a modified barium swallow study.
If you have a patient who needs an MBSS andyou would like to earn 0.1 CEUs for participating in the activity please notify the office when scheduling. You may earn up to 1 CEU within a calendar month.
The following will occur during the CEU activity:
Case History Discussion: 8 minutes
The attending Speech Pathologist, Swallowing Diagnostics Inc.ís Speech Pathologist, and Swallowing Diagnostics Inc.ís Physician or ARNP will discuss: Patientís medical history, rationale for most recent hospitalization, clinical signs/symptoms of aspiration and dysphagia, dysphagia treatment with progress, current diet, recent diet change, special procedures, recent chest x-ray and labs, and all other relevant conditions/circumstances.
Live Modified Barium Swallow Study: 15 minutes
Attending Speech Pathologist will observe the MBSS performed live with verbal interpretation by Swallowing Diagnostics Inc.ís Speech Pathologist.
Concluding Discussion of the Modified Barium Swallow Study: 7 minutes
∑ Physiology of the swallow function
∑ Anatomy review
∑ Diet recommendation
∑ Compensatory swallow strategies implemented and effectiveness
∑ Follow-up referrals
Post test: 15 minutes
A form will be completed and emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org) to the office of Swallowing Diagnostics Inc., within 5 business days, for CEU credit.
Instructors: Debra Tarakofsky, M.S. CCC/SLP &/or SDI trained SLP
Instructors Relevant Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures:
Financial Disclosures: All instructors are employees or independent contractors of Swallowing Diagnostics, Inc.
Non-Financial Disclosure: All speakers have no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose
Pricing: $15 for your 1st 0.1 CEU $10 for your 2nd 0.1 CEU and each completed thereafter