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Dysphagia Management: Documentation and Goal Writing (WEB17034)

Presenter(s): Nancy B. Swigert, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course Description


This course provides an overview of the documentation requirements for Medicare reimbursement for dysphagia-related services, including evaluation, treatment plans, treatment notes, progress notes, discharge summaries, and common diagnostic and procedure codes. Presenter Nancy B. Swigert discusses frameworks – including the SMART and International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) frameworks – to help focus treatment plans on meaningful, measureable, and functional goals, giving examples of long- and short-term goals. The course also includes tips for streamlining documentation and suggestions for documenting progress to show skilled service.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Write appropriate, meaningful long- and short-term goals for patients with dysphagia
  • Explain important considerations when writing long-term goals for diet
  • Select appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes for dysphagia
  • Document progress demonstrating skilled services

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

This course is part of the Fundamentals of Dysphagia learning path.

What is a learning path? A learning path is a curated set of courses on an essential topic, designed for you to take in order—or in whatever order you wish—as you have time in your schedule. Our learning paths identify sets of key courses so you can get on your way to mastering particular areas of practice according to your needs, priorities, and interests.

This learning path is designed for clinicians who are new to the area of swallowing disorders—as well as experienced clinicians who want a refresher. Taken together, these courses provide a comprehensive overview of dysphagia assessment and treatment.

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Subscribers Ratings
7
CONTINUING EDUCATION
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): WEB17034
Available Through: April 30, 2023