Course Description

The Professional Issues learning module discusses issues related to ethics and advocacy in dysphagia management. Using analogies and terminology that all can understand, this course discusses the barriers that impact best patient care in dysphagia management. This course also informs learners about the importance of documentation, interprofessional collaboration and education, and patient advocacy in order to maximize patient outcomes and quality of life.  

Professional Issues Curriculum

  • 1

    CTDM: Critical Thinking in Dysphagia Management

    • Advocacy in Dysphagia Management

    • Jumpstart your Knowledge: Swallowing Training and Educational Tools for Students and Dysphagia Clinicians

    • Learning Assessment

  • 2

    DGR: Dysphagia Grand Rounds

    • DGR Research Methods 101

    • DGR 7: Omission of Dysphagia Therapies in Hospital Discharge Communications

    • DGR 7 Article: Kind, Anderson, Hind, Robbins, & Smith (2011)

    • Learning Assessment

  • 3

    DtH: Down the Hatch Podcast

    • Advocacy in Dysphagia Management

    • The Documentation Dilemma

  • 4

    DC: Dysphagia Cafe Blog Posts

    • Dysphagia Interprofessional Education: Preparing SLP Students for Success

  • 5

    STEP Snippets: Mini-Tutorials

    • Dysphagia Awareness Video

    • Strategic Planning in Dysphagia Management

Reviews

5 star rating

Critical

Kamryn Rabb

This was a critical topic to dive into.

This was a critical topic to dive into.

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5 star rating

Outstanding,

Jessica Scott

5 star rating

Very thought provoking and informative!!

Sherri Coker

0 star rating

Dysphagia Interprofessional Education: Preparing SLP Students for Success

Wendy Rich

I thought this was very insightful. I totally agree with what needs to change with the current graduate programs, but am not sure if they will.

I thought this was very insightful. I totally agree with what needs to change with the current graduate programs, but am not sure if they will.

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5 star rating

Excellent

Amer Alhayek

Excellent

Excellent

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