COVID-19 Updates: Epidemiology, Treatment, Infection Control and Dysphagia - Disclosure

Course Description

This course provided an in-depth description of SARS-CoV-2 and it’s transmission. Participants were educated regarding pre-existing and post-COVID dysphagia and it’s implications on disease severity.


After completion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Explain current understanding of respiratory aerosol generation and viral transmission.
2. Understand the mechanism underlying enhanced transmission by variant strains of SARS-CoV-2.
3. Describe the role of preexisting and post-COVID dysphagia on disease severity.

Method of Participation

The estimated time to complete this online activity and exam is 1 hour(s). To receive credit, a passing grade of 100% is required on a short online quiz. You will have opportunities to retake the quiz to achieve a passing score. After you have completed your exam and evaluation you will be able to automatically print your credit letter.


ASHA Approved Provider

This activity is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate level, Professional area


Michael Pulia, MD, MS

Faculty Disclosure

In compliance with requirements of ASHA's Continuing Education Board concerning transparency in course planning, delivery and marketing, below is information of speakers' financial and non-financial interests relevant to the content of their presentations.

Instructional Personnel/Guest Speakers


Amy Baillies, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Financial disclosures: Employment by UW Health
Non-financial disclosures: None

Michael Pulia, MD, MS
Financial disclosures: None
Non-financial disclosures: None

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Computer Requirements

Free, current version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari or Chrome. Some older browsers could produce error messages or not display the content correctly.

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