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. Designing a Tongue Strength Training Program
The first chapter of this course will outline the steps and key considerations for designing a tongue strength training program, drawing on several example models.
2. Does Tongue Pressure Strength Training Improve Swallowing?
This chapter addresses the effectiveness of tongue strength training as a treatment for dysphagia. After completing this chapter, the participant will be able to describe the literature around the effectiveness of tongue strength training as a method for improving swallowing safety and outcomes.