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Brief Description of Course/Program This curriculum teaches all direct and indirect care staff the basic principles of dysphagia and nutritional management. Basic definitions, signs and symptoms, preventive and reactive processes, and evaluations relevant to the overall implementation of a dysphagia care plan will be discussed. Forms will be discussed that will help in minimizing the risk of aspiration and choking.
Who Should Attend: QMRPs, Service Coordinators, Case Managers, Nurses, Direct Support Staff, Therapists and anyone who works with people with intellectual disabilities
This is a 6 hour training designed for anyone who provides services to people that have intellectual disabilities. (Breaks and time for lunch will be provided)
Presented by Southeast Indiana Outreach Services
Contact Lois Robinson, at 812-265-7489 or Lois.Robinson@fssa.in.gov for additional information