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SLP Year of Reinvigorating - New Braunfels TX
November 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm America/Texas
NOTE REGISTRATION CLOSES November 8th, 2021 at 12:00pm
During this three and one half hour course participants will engage in small group activities, discussion, lecture and case studies with documentation practice as they identify the SLP role in the PDPM process, discuss assessment and treatments for dysphagia, as well as learn ways to handle end of life discussions. Assessment tools will include well known tests such as the Eat-10 and Yale Swallow Protocol, as well as newer tests such as the Test of Masticating and Swallowing Solids (TOMASS). Interventions will include use of respiratory muscle strength training as well as evidenced-based exercises such as chin tuck against resistance. Participants will receive training in development of long term care programs including identification of residents, the importance of continued focus on post-COVID-19 residents, goal setting and use of a team approach to care. Finally participants will learn how to conduct and document skilled maintenance programs.
Check in and registration will begin at 9:45am
Earn .35 ASHA CEUs –
Instructor: Elyse Matson, MS, CCC-SLP