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IDDSI Adoption Is Coming! History, Status and Practical Experience – Replay

Presented by:  John Holahan, BS, MBA.  President and Founder of SimplyThick, LLC

After this webinar, you will be able to…

  • Define the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI).
  • List the differences between National Dysphagia Diet (NDD) and IDDSI.
  • Describe how to test foods at bedside for IDDSI diet levels.

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

Speaker Information and Disclosures

Disclosure Statements:

John Holahan, BS, MBA.  President and Founder of SimplyThick, LLC.  SimplyThick is a financial supporter of IDDSI but has no input on the content or direction of IDDSI.

  • Financial—John Holahan is the founder of SimplyThick, LLC and receives a salary.
  • Non-financial— No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

Course Agenda

Agenda:

  • 8:30 – 8:40 Introduce Speaker and background
  • 8:40 – 9:00 IDDSI Origin Story
  • 9:00 – 9:20 IDDSI Diet Overview – diet levels and descriptors
  • 9:20 – 9:40 IDDSI Test Methods – overview, videos, rationale
  • 9:40 – 9:50 IDDSI Implementation

Mixing and testing liquids with powder
Mixing and testing liquids with gel
Comparing a compliant syringe to a non-compliant syringe
Fork testing
Spoon testing

  • 9:50 -10:15 Test Method Hands On demos
  • 10:15 -10:30 Questions and Answers

Additional FAQs

Can I get ASHA CEUS for this Course?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

What is the Refund/Cancellation Policy?  

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What can I do if I have a complaint?  

Please contact us at info@medslpcollective.com

Who is this webinar appropriate for?  

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

What if I need special accommodations?  

If you require accommodations to access these materials due to a disability, please email us at info@medslpcollective.com

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