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Dysphagia and Respiratory Concerns Following TBI (WEB19751)

Presenter(s): Catherine A. Shonley, MA, CCC-SLP
Course Description


This session explores evaluation and treatment of swallowing and breathing issues following traumatic brain injury. The speaker discusses how to account for deficits in cognition, self-regulation, and arousal as well as concomitant injuries necessitating prolonged mechanical ventilation, which add complexity to the clinical picture for this unique patient population.

This course is a recorded session from the 2020 online conference “Maximizing Functional Outcomes for Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injuries.”

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • identify important factors to consider when developing dysphagia treatment plans for patients with TBI
  • develop a list of other specialties/colleagues essential to maximizing success when evaluating and treating dysphagia, communication, and respiratory difficulties associated with TBI

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.

Related Courses

View all courses from the 2020 online conference "Maximizing Functional Outcomes for Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injuries," available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

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COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): WEB19751
Available Through: March 18, 2025