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#7311 In The Thick of It – Thickening in Dysphagia


The purpose of this 2-hour presentation is to explore the history and use of different options for thickening in dysphagia across the lifespan.  The presentation will include discussion of the pros and cons of various thickeners and their possible ramifications on respiratory and gastrointestinal systems.  Information from direct discussions with the FDA regarding use of Simply Thick, rice and oatmeal cereals will also be presented.  Participants will be taught alternatives to thickening such as various feeding positions and use of different nipples, cups, and feeding utensils and when these should be considered.  Course instruction method includes: Lecture, Demonstration, Pictures/Graphs, Videos, Case Studies, and Question/Answer.


Instructor: Jennifer Meyer, MA CCC-SLP


Live Webinar Dates and Times:

#7311 on Wednesday June 28, 2023 from 8-10 PM ET

#7311 In The Thick of It – Thickening in Dysphagia

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