Thickened Liquids: One Tool in Our Dysphagia Toolbox

Event date: 7/30/2015

Please join Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S &  Brenda Richardson, MA, RDN, LD, CD, FAND  for this informative webinar.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Understand what instrumental evaluations are necessary to accurately determine the need for a thickened liquid.
  • Explain the rationale for thickening liquids and what a thickener is.
  • Identify the levels of thickness (apparent viscosities). 
  • Discuss patient safety benefits and risks.
  • Present effective collaboration with the RD and SLP and the interdisciplinary team with holistic approach for “person-centered care.”

*Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

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