2019 Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting
This activity is designed to address a significant patient safety and technique deficiency in current practice when treating dysphagia.
Allied Health Care Professionals
- Identify appropriate fluoroscopy settings for UFSS.
- Participants will learn about new reference values for videofluoroscopy timing measures in healthy swallowing with thin liquids.
- Participants will understand the impact of liquid consistency on timing measures of swallowing in healthy adults.
- Identify the radiation-related risks associated with VFSS in adults.
- Be able to discuss the radiation risks in relation to other sources of ionizing radiation.
- Identify methods to reduce radiation risk that do not compromise diagnostic accuracy.
- Advocate for standardized, valid and reliable approaches to MBSS assessment.
- Develop clinical competency measures for conducting standardized MBSS assessments.
- Discuss profiles of swallowing impairment that include physiologic components of swallowing function.
Faculty disclosures will be available on site at the registration desk.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and the Dysphagia Research Society. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 31.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
- 31.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 31.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.