presented by Giselle Carnaby
receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Giselle Carnaby has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Giselle Carnaby, MPH, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
Giselle Carnaby-Mann is a Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Health and Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida. Her research focus lies in survivorship and the rehabilitation of patients with swallowing disorders following Head/Neck cancer and stroke. She specializes in research epidemiology and biostatistics, and has worked extensively in…Read full bio
1. Background and Involved Muscles
The first chapter of this course reviews swallowing anatomy and basic principles of muscle strengthening and atrophy with varying levels of exercise.
2. Principles of Muscle Training
The second chapter of this course reviews the practical principles of muscle training within the context of dysphagia therapy, including traditional swallowing treatments, the neurological implications of exercise, and emerging issues in the application of muscle strengthening to swallowing.
3. Question and Answer
To wrap up this course, Dr. Carnaby sits down with Dr. Robert Miller to discuss relevant issues in research and application of muscle training in dysphagia therapy.