presented by Stephanie Daniels
Financial: Stephanie Daniels receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Stephanie Daniels has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Stephanie Daniels, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
Dr. Daniels received her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. She is a research speech pathologist at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. Dr. Daniels is a Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Her research, funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, is focused on neurogenic dysphagia. She teaches graduate courses in dysphagia,…Read full bio
1. Overview of Compensation and Rehabilitation Treatments
In the first chapter of this course, Dr. Stephanie Daniels will review background information on management of post-stroke dysphagia, including the distinction between compensation and rehabilitation techniques, and the rationale for each approach.
2. Compensatory Strategies
In the second chapter of this course, Dr. Daniels will take a deeper dive into compensatory strategies shown to be effective for persons experiencing stroke-related dysphagia within the context of the specific signs of dysphagia shown in instrumental assessment.
3. Rehabilitation Strategies
In this chapter, Dr. Daniels takes an in-depth look at rehabilitation strategies that have been shown to be useful for persons experiencing dysphagia after stroke. Specific impairments will be described that target the underlying impairments suggested by instrumental assessment.
4. Patient Case Example: Management
In this chapter, Dr. Daniels puts together concepts from the course, and demonstrates key compensatory and management strategies with a post-stroke patient.
5. Question and Answer
Stephanie interviews Dr. Maggie-Lee Huckabee on key topics regarding management of swallowing problems in patients with suspected stroke.