Dysphagia Etiologies: A Body Systems Approach to Disease Processes

Presented by: Caroline Ward M.S., CCC-SLP 

April 27th, 2022

8:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM CST / 6:30 PM MST / 5:30 PM PST

After this webinar, you will be able to…

  • Identify one disease process that can cause dysphagia for every body system discussed.
  • List three dysphagia prognostic indicators pertaining to stroke.
  • Describe dysphagia prognosis for a digestive system disease process.


  • 8:30 PM -8:40 PM: Introduction
  • 8:40 PM- 8:55 PM: Digestive System
  • 8:55 PM – 10:00 PM: Nervous System
  • 10:00 PM-10:05 PM: Integumentary System & Reproductive Systems
  • 10:05 PM- 10:15 PM: Endocrine System
  • 10:15 PM – 10:30 PM: Q&A

Speaker Information

Caroline Ward grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Ga. She chose the field of speech pathology at the age of 16 and fell in love with the medical side of SLP while earning her degrees at the University of Georgia and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She secured her acute care CFY at a Level 2 Trauma/Comprehensive Stroke Center where she still work today. Caroline's favorite initiative is the successful journal club she leads in my department.


Caroline Ward is a salaried employee of Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. She will receive a speaking fee for this course from the Medical SLP Collective.
Caroline Ward has no non-financial disclosures.

Additional Info and FAQ:

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 to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be emailed to you. Once completed, we will email you a certificate of completion within 48 hours.  You have 14 days to complete the test.

If you'd like to earn ASHA CEUs for the presentation, we can report your completion to ASHA. ASHA CEUs are awarded to those that meet eligibility criteria by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the ASHA CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider.

What is the Refund/Cancellation Policy?  

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What can I do if I have a complaint?  

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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

Dysphagia Etiologies: A Body Systems Approach to Disease Processes – Live Webinar