presented by Catriona Steele
Financial: Catriona Steele receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Catriona Steele has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Catriona Steele, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
Dr. Catriona M. Steele is the Director of the Swallowing Rehabilitation Research Laboratory at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. She also teaches in the Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto. Prior to completing her Ph.D., Dr. Steele worked as a medical speech-language pathologist for 10 years. Dr. Steele is known for her…Read full bio
1. Tongue Anatomy
The first chapter of this course explains the importance of tongue strength for swallowing function and for treating swallowing dysfunction, and describes tongue anatomy and it's function during swallowing.
2. Measuring Tongue Strength
During the final chapter of this course, the participant will have the opportunity to review methods and equipment for measuring tongue strength, and view a demonstration of tongue strength measurement with a patient.