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Through Thick and Thin: Use of Thickeners in Children with Swallowing Disorders

Course: #32584Level: IntermediateSubject Area: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment 1 Hour 41 Reviews
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Infants and children with swallowing disorders often use thickened liquids to increase their swallow safety and comfort. This course provides educators with information regarding thickener types, uses, and precautions to ensure consistent implementation in home, educational, and center-based settings.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to summarize the health consequences of dysphagia and aspiration in children with swallowing disorders.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to distinguish between types of thickening products and identify their relative advantages and disadvantages.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to articulate at least two safeguards to ensure adequate intake and hydration in children using thickened liquids.

Course created on April 15, 2024

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Normal Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
20-30 Minutes Types of Thickeners
30-40 Minutes The “Art” of Thickening – Why, What, When, How?
40-55 Minutes Thickening Safeguards
55-60 Minutes Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Angela Mansolillo has received an honorarium for presenting this course. She is employed by Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Elms College. She receives royalties for “Let’s Eat: A clinical guide to the management of complex pediatric and feeding disorders.” She provides continuing education for MedBridge, Calibri Group, Continued. Non-financial: Angela Mansolillo has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by continued Early Childhood Education.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Arkansas Professional Development Registry

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Iowa Child Care Provider Training Registry

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Kentucky ECE-TRIS

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Michigan Registry

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