The Role of Oral Musculature in Swallowing and the Therapeutic Benefits of IOPI
The tongue performs significant functions in the oral preparatory, oral transit, and pharyngeal phases of swallowing. Besides oral processing and propulsion, the tongue is the major propulsive force in moving food and liquid through the pharynx. The Role of the Oral Muscular in Swallowing and the Therapeutic Benefits of IOPI will review the oral musculature and its essential functions. In addition, the course covers exercise principles and how IOPI can be integrated into a dysphagia treatment plan.
Speech pathologists interested in advancing their knowledge concerning the strengthening of the oral musculature.
Successful completion of the course requires:
Content Area: Professional
Subject Code: 1040 swallowing and swallowing disorders
The course is available from August 21, 2022, until August 31, 2025.
Ed Bice is currently a Clinical Consultant for IOPI Medical. His clinical experience includes acute care, outpatient, home health, and skilled nursing. He has held leadership positions such as a Regional Manager, VP of Clinical Services, and COO. Ed has been a guest on national and international dysphagia podcasts, written blogs concerning dysphagia-related topics, and published in peer-reviewed journals. He is adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland and East Tennessee State University. Ed is the co-developer of Appalachian-Zenith Training and Education Courses (A-ZTEC).
The presenter receives a full-time salary from IOPI Medical, LLC.
Ed is the co-developer of Appalachian-Zenith Training and Education Courses (A-ZTEC).
This presentation will focus exclusively on the Iowa Oral Performance Instrument and will not include information on other similar or related products.
The learner will:
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