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Dysphagia Management: Ethics and Evidence (On Demand Webinar) (WEB19218)

Presenter(s): Paula Leslie, PhD, FRCSLT, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This webinar addresses the roles and responsibilities of the SLP – especially when it comes to ethical considerations – in interprofessional management of swallowing and feeding difficulties. The SLP is one cog in a complex machine of stakeholders (including patients, their families, and other professionals) and can be the linchpin in ensuring optimal care.

Learning Objectives
You will be able to:

  • explain two frameworks that support ethical practice in dysphagia management
  • account for patient/family and SLP perspectives for management of feeding/swallowing difficulties
  • summarize the priorities of at least one other professional with whom you work, regarding feeding/eating difficulties of your shared patient


  • Introduction/Overview – 10 min.
  • Models of Working With Patients – 7 min.
  • Medical Ethical Principles – 9 min.
  • Informed Consent – 14 min.
  • Perspectives on Feeding – 50 min.
  • Questions and Answers – 28 min.

Ethics Professional Development Requirement

This course counts toward the ASHA certification maintenance professional development requirement for Ethics. See more courses that count toward this requirement or read more about professional development requirements for certification maintenance.

Learning Assessment


Watch a Preview With Paula Leslie

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): WEB19218
Available Through: March 15, 2024