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Session IV-B: Bringing Quality Evidence Into The Geriatric Dysphagia Practice

 Wednesday, March 6 ,2019

2:45-4:15 p.m.

  (Each presentation is 20 minutes)

 Moderators:

Martin Brodsky, PhD, SCM, CCC-SLP

Hanneke Kalf, PhD

 


 

Applying Principles of Theory-Based Practice to Dysphagia Management

Andrew Lotto, PhD and Ianessa Humbert, PhD

This presentation will include a discussion on identification of targets, timing and approaches to train.

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Differentiate evidence and theory in the scientific literature.
  • Identify limitations of reliance on single-study outcomes for clinical decision making in dysphagia management. 
  • Cite specific examples of application of clinical approaches that are grounded in established theories. 

Understanding the Dysphagic Patient with Parkinson's Disease and Stroke

Hanneke Kalf, PhD

This presentation will include a discussion into determining the diagnostic and therapeutic targets will be undertaken. Evidence based therapies, methods and measures to monitor progress will be discussed.

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss characteristic difference between dysphagia in PD and stroke.
  • Describe the main treatment approaches of dysphagia in PD versus stroke.

Challenges to Improving Compliance to Treatment in the Complex Dysphagic Patient

Martin Brodsky, PhD, ScM, CCC-SLP

While ‘several expert opinions’ can be readily available, we often fail in implementing and achieving clinically meaningful outcomes. A closer look into why we can’t succeed will be discussed during this presentation.

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss at least three barriers to patient participation and follow-through with treatment plans. 

Interdisciplinary Dysphagia Clinical Programs: How Do We Develop?

Clare Burns, PhD

An in-depth understanding of the scope of professionals as well as the role of families involved with dysphagic elderly patients is essential. A successful model for achieving clinically meaningful outcomes will be discussed during this presentation.

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand awareness of specific issues influencing dysphagia management in elderly patients.
  • Understand considerations for the delivery of dysphagia services supporting elderly patients.
  • Identify new interdisciplinary service delivery models to optimize dysphagia management for elderly patients. 

 

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