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.
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. Background on Screening in Stroke
The first chapter of this course will introduce the rationale for dysphagia screening in patients with suspected stroke, and distinguishes the information gathered during screening from the information gathered during a clinical swallowing evaluation.
2. Models for Screening Implementation
The second chapter of this course will outline models for screening implementation, including ASHA’s methods for completing screening, and the strengths and limitations of different screening approaches. This chapter will also review the rationale for front line healthcare providers administering screening.
3. Training in Swallowing Screening
In this chapter, Stephanie will review strategies for training frontline healthcare providers that are described in the literature, or are currently under review, including the emerging use of realistic mannequins for training purposes.
4. Screening Tool Standards
In this chapter, Stephanie reviews and compares screening tools that are available to SLPs.
5. Screening Case Example
In the this chapter, Stephanie reviews and compares screening tools that are available to SLPs.
6. Question and Answer
Stephanie interviews Dr. Maggie-Lee Huckabee on key topics regarding swallowing screening in patients with suspected stroke.
7. Supplementary Materials
Download a suggested swallow screening handout to use in practice after completing this course.