Multiple etiologies may cause dysphagia and affect patient’s quality of life. Severe dysphagia presents challenges for the clinicians. This presentation will address the challenges to deal with dysphagia after having stroke, Parkinson and head and neck cancers. The presenter will review the key concepts of McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP), such as frequency, intensity, speed and coordination. Dysphagia Boot Camp was invented to improve the treatment outcome of dysphagia training. Swallowing assessment both bed-side and Modified Barium Swallowing Video study will be covered. Audio and video clips of dysphagia treatment and modified swallowing video studies will be presented. The participants will learn to use outcome measures to measure the success of the treatment. They also have the chance to work in groups to review the medical history, video clips and design the treatment plans for each case. Furthermore, the participants can learn specific swallowing techniques and apply on each other to gain the confidence.
學習目標： 1.瞭解吞嚥訓練中，採用運動生理學為基礎的的三個理由。 The participant will be able to identify three reasons for exercises-based dysphagia training 2.知道臨床治療時，如何分辨病人是否有肺部吸入的狀況。 The participant will be able to demonstrate how to identify clinical behaviors to indicate aspiration 3.評估治療成效時，如何根據結果的測量撰寫療效進展。 The participant will be able to use outcome measures to document the progress of treatment