Product Detail

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Dysphagia
Digital Seminar
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Author:
DENISE DAUGHERTY, MA, CCC-SLP
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
5/20/2014
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
WDS020037
Objectives
  • Analyze the various stages of PD, MS, ALS, and Huntington's disease and the ways each disease affects the swallow function
  • Determine medications that can adversely impact patients' swallowing
  • Review the roles that instrumental assessments play when assessing patients with neurodegenerative diseases
  • Apply evidence-based treatment strategies for patients with neurodegenerative diseases
  • Evaluate specific foods or liquids appropriate for each level of the National Dysphagia Diet
Outline

CHART REVIEW FOR MEDICAL HISTORY & MEDICATIONS
• Impact of comorbidities
• Medication resources
• Review of pharmacology and medication absorption
• Potential medication side effects
DIAGNOSIS OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE (PD)
• Background information on PD
o Symptoms
o Neurological changes
• Diagnosis of disease
o Assessments
• Progression of disease
• Pharmacology
o Medications and rationale behind specific meds, plus side effects
o Herbs, supplements, vitamins
DIAGNOSIS OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS)
• Background information on MS
o Symptoms
o Neurological changes
• Diagnosis of disease
o Assessments
• Progression of disease
• Pharmacology
o Medication and rationale behind specific meds, plus side effects
o Herbs, supplements, vitamins
DIAGNOSIS OF AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL
SCLEROSIS (ALS)
• Background information on ALS
o Symptoms
o Neurological changes
• Diagnosis of disease
o Assessments
• Progression of disease
• Pharmacology
o Medication and rationale behind specific meds, plus side effects
o Herbs, supplements, vitamins
DIAGNOSIS OF HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE
• Background information on Huntington’s disease
o Symptoms
o Neurological changes
• Diagnosis of disease
o Assessments
• Progression of disease
• Pharmacology
o Medication and rationale behind specific meds, plus side effects
o Herbs, supplements, vitamins
EVALUATION
• Standardized tests
• Oral mechanism exam
ROLE OF INSTRUMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
• VFSS/FEES
• Endoscopy
• Barium swallow
DIET/LIQUID RECOMMENDATIONS
• National Dysphagia Diet
• Preprocessed foods
• Frazier Free W ater Protocol
• Nutritional strategies
LITERATURE REVIEW
• Examination of recent studies
THERAPY GOALS & EXERCISES
• Possible scenarios on MBS with each disorder
• Impact of disorder on esophageal function
• Matching therapeutic exercise to possible scenarios on MBS

Author

DENISE DAUGHERTY, MA, CCC-SLP

DENISE DOUGHERTY, MA, CCC-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist with nearly 40 years of experience. Ms. Dougherty owns and operates a private practice in Indiana, Pennsylvania, where she conducts therapy with both children and adults. Even though she is licensed and practices in Pennsylvania, she provides therapy for clients throughout the United States and overseas. In addition, Ms. Dougherty is certified in VitalStim® therapy and is a VitalStim® instructor, has completed additional training in oro-myofunctional therapy, is a member of the Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association and the American Speech and Hearing Association, and has received numerous ASHA ACE Awards. She is a past President of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA), serves as the AAPPSPA liaison for ASHA Health Care Economics Committee, and received the Academy's 2007 Honor Award for her achievements. She was appointed to the ASHA Health Care Committee to serve a 3-year term in March 2014.

While the majority of her career has been spent in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and home health, Ms. Dougherty has also found time to work with United Cerebral Palsy, Easter Seals, and previously served as secretary of the Corporate Speech Pathology Network (CORSPAN). Ms. Dougherty served as a consultant for The Arijah Children's Foundation in Anguilla, British West Indies, providing evaluations and therapy for special needs children involved with the Foundation.

Ms. Dougherty served as an adjunct facility member at York College of Pennsylvania and Wesley College in Dover, Delaware. Ms. Dougherty is a member of the Technical Experts Panel for Quality of Insights of Pennsylvania, working on initiating quality measures for CMS to improve effectiveness, efficiency, economy, and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. She received her bachelor's degree in communication disorders from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania; a master's degree in communication disorders from St. Louis University; and has completed postgraduate courses at Johns Hopkins University. For more information on Ms. Dougherty, please visit www.dldspeechpath.com.

Disclosure:
Financial – Instructor for VitalStim® and receives a speaking honorarium from Cross Country Education
Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists

Continuing Education Credits
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Audience
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Speech Therapy Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Dietary Managers
  • Nurses
  • Restorative Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • MDS Coordinators