University of Nebraska College of Medicine
This educational module is designed to teach family medicine residents, internal medicine residents, fellows, and medical students an interprofessional approach to assessing and managing swallowing issues.
The objectives of this educational module are:
- Identify signs and symptoms of potential swallowing problems.
- Identify nutritional concerns requiring intervention.
- Determine appropriate referral for speech pathologists and registered dietitians in the collaborative care of elderly patients with swallowing problems.
- Describe positive outcomes of a collaborative approach in the treatment of swallowing problems.
For evaluation purposes, ther are pre/post knowledge questions available from the author.