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Adult Dysphagia: From Bedside To The Instrumental Assessment and Beyond


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Dysphagia Assessment and Management: Older Child Through Adult


Presented by: Jennifer Lynn Jones, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-S


This course teaches participants how to do a modified barium swallow study on the older child / adult. It is an interactive course with many examples of swallowing disorders viewed on videofluoroscopy. Treatment strategies are provided for all disorders and a hands-on lab allows the participants to simulate the maneuvers and strategies discussed.


Learning Outcomes

1. Recognize 5 disorders from the Modified Barium Swallow Study.

2. List and describe 5 reasons for aspiration before, during and after the swallow.

3. List and describe 3 positional strategies to eliminate aspiration.

4. Develop a treatment plan with goals based on the disorders observed on the MBSS.

5. List and describe 5 exercises to improve swallowing in the elderly population.



Morning Session 8:30am-12:30pm

A.  Beyond the Typical Clinical Assessment: Hands-On Cranial Nerve & Swallow Assessments

B.  How to Assess With The Modified Barium Swallow Study

Afternoon Session 1:30pm-4:00pm

A. MBSS Determines the Treatment: A Thorough Look at Swallowing Disorders

B. MBSS Determines the Treatment: An Interactive Lab of Therapeutic Strategies

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The Augusta Scottish Rite Center
2553 Washington Rd
Augusta, GA 30904

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