Geriatric ECHO: Dysphagia in the Older Adult

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Apr 30, 2023 - 7:01pm CDT

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This presentation (1:07:53 minutes) by Aida Wen discusses dysphagia in older adults. By the end of the presentation, learners should be able to: (1) identify common symptoms and causes of dysphagia in older adults; (2) explain the indications and functional outcomes of swallow evaluations; (3) describe the management and treatment options for dysphagia; (4) discuss issues regarding tube feeding for adults with dementia; and (5) provide person-centered care to optimize safe, effective, and efficient swallowing for pleasurable participation in mealtime. (Presentation starts at 4:00 minutes.)

Source: John A. Burns School of Medicine, 2019, Project ECHO

Aida Wen
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