SVS PODCHATS

Part 2: Flexing our clinical swallow assessment skills - working within the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic 2020

June 04, 2020 H Fiona Robinson and Suzanne Slade Season 1 Episode 6
SVS PODCHATS
Part 2: Flexing our clinical swallow assessment skills - working within the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic 2020
Chapters
00:01:15
That 'devil' aspiration
00:04:50
Instrumental swallow assessment
00:12:15
Bedside assessment
00:24:50
Importance of eating and drinking
SVS PODCHATS
Part 2: Flexing our clinical swallow assessment skills - working within the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic 2020
Jun 04, 2020 Season 1 Episode 6
H Fiona Robinson and Suzanne Slade

Description

Over the course of two SVS Podchats we are delighted to chat with Dr Paula Leslie and Emeritus Professor Stephen McHanwell about managing the clinical swallow assessment within the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Without the benefit of instrumental assessment technology we may feel that we are unable to provide a comprehensive assessment.
Paula and Steve remind us of the skills and knowledge that we already possess, and by refreshing our understanding of the motor, sensory and corticol control of this complex mechanism we can be confident that our holistic assessment will provide valuable information to direct ongoing management of anyone presenting with dysphagia.
In this second part we dig more deeply into the components of the clinical swallow assessment and explore the difference that Speech and Language Therapists / Speech Pathologists make to the patients and families in our care.
Companion resources can be found on www.svsassociates.co.uk

Fiona Robinson and Suzanne Slade are Speech and Language Therapists practising in the UK and we also educate health professionals in Speech Voice and Swallow. We collaborate with international experts to create fabulous events imparting clinical knowledge and skills.
We schedule twice yearly FEES courses in Nottingham UK and create bespoke FEES training for teams at your location.
Our blog and SVS PodChats explore current opinion and topics related to speech voice and swallow. Our website provides PodChats notes and further resources for some episodes.
You can find us at
www.svsassociates.co.uk and @_svs_associates

No endorsement of opinions, goods, products or services by the hosts or SVS Associates is implied. The opinions of the hosts and guests are their own, and do not represent the views of any employing or affiliated organisation. An honorarium was provided to the guests for the provision of materials. Permissions were granted from the copyright owners where appropriate. Where companion resources are provided SVS Associates has sought permission of authors and compliance with copyright. 
SVS PodChats episodes are the property of SVS Associates and no recording or copying is allowed unless written permission has been provided.

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Description

Over the course of two SVS Podchats we are delighted to chat with Dr Paula Leslie and Emeritus Professor Stephen McHanwell about managing the clinical swallow assessment within the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Without the benefit of instrumental assessment technology we may feel that we are unable to provide a comprehensive assessment.
Paula and Steve remind us of the skills and knowledge that we already possess, and by refreshing our understanding of the motor, sensory and corticol control of this complex mechanism we can be confident that our holistic assessment will provide valuable information to direct ongoing management of anyone presenting with dysphagia.
In this second part we dig more deeply into the components of the clinical swallow assessment and explore the difference that Speech and Language Therapists / Speech Pathologists make to the patients and families in our care.
Companion resources can be found on www.svsassociates.co.uk

Fiona Robinson and Suzanne Slade are Speech and Language Therapists practising in the UK and we also educate health professionals in Speech Voice and Swallow. We collaborate with international experts to create fabulous events imparting clinical knowledge and skills.
We schedule twice yearly FEES courses in Nottingham UK and create bespoke FEES training for teams at your location.
Our blog and SVS PodChats explore current opinion and topics related to speech voice and swallow. Our website provides PodChats notes and further resources for some episodes.
You can find us at
www.svsassociates.co.uk and @_svs_associates

No endorsement of opinions, goods, products or services by the hosts or SVS Associates is implied. The opinions of the hosts and guests are their own, and do not represent the views of any employing or affiliated organisation. An honorarium was provided to the guests for the provision of materials. Permissions were granted from the copyright owners where appropriate. Where companion resources are provided SVS Associates has sought permission of authors and compliance with copyright. 
SVS PodChats episodes are the property of SVS Associates and no recording or copying is allowed unless written permission has been provided.

That 'devil' aspiration
Instrumental swallow assessment
Bedside assessment
Importance of eating and drinking