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    Implementation of Stroke Dysphagia Screening

    This is an online course offering with no required start or end date. The course can be accessed at any time, and does not have to be completed in one sitting.

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    Screening for dysphagia in stroke patients is a best practice, yet screening is controversial in terms of who should administer the screening, should swallowing be directly tested, and what screening tool should be administered. In this course the need for dysphagia screening in stroke will be reviewed as well as current guidelines. Standards in which screening tools should be developed and critiqued will be identified as well as ways to facilitate administration of dysphagia screening by frontline health care providers. 

    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Identify and  list components of a good dysphagia screening tool
    • State strategies to facilitate accurate nursing implementation of a dysphagia screening tool
    • Describe 3 validated dysphagia screening tools.  

    INSTRUCTOR: 
    Stephanie K. Daniels, PhD, CCC-SLP

    Professor
    University of Houston
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Research Speech Pathologist
    Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center


    Dr. Stephanie K. Daniels has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
    Dr. Stephanie K. Daniels has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

    INTENDED AUDIENCE: 
    This course is intended for speech-language pathologists.

    CEUs: 
    This course offers 2 Contact Hours (0.2 CEUs) for SLPs. CEUs for this course are approved by the following entities:

    • ASHA
    • Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

    At the completion of the course, required forms must be returned to the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning to receive CE credit.

    REGISTRATION FEE: 
    $60

    HOW TO ENROLL:
    Simply select the number of tickets you wish to purchase and click the "Order Now" button to pay by credit card. After payment, you will receive an email confirmation of enrollment that includes a link to access the course.

    If you would like to pay by check, cash, or department*, please print this registration form, and send it to us with your payment. Checks should be made out to Brooks Rehabilitation.

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    This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional area).

    In order to receive ASHA CEUs for this course, you must complete the ASHA Learning Assessment and CEU Participant Form. The ASHA Learning Assessment will appear at the conclusion of the presentation and is submitted electronically. The CEU Participant Form is available under "Event Resources" and should be returned to the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning once you have completed the course. You can submit the form one of the following three ways:

    • Option 1) Email to info@BrooksIHL.org
    • Option 2) Fax to (904) 345-7193
    • Option 3) Mail to:

    Brooks Institute of Higher Learning
    3599 University Blvd. S
    Jacksonville, FL 32216