Caregiver Burden: Moving Beyond Swallowing Physiology - Disclosure

Course Description

This course provided information on sources of dysphagia-related caregiver burden. Participants were also educated regarding how to address caregiver burden in clinical practice.


After completion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Define and explain third-party disability.
2. Identify potential sources of dysphagia-related caregiver burden.
3. Discuss 3 methods of addressing caregiver burden in clinical practice.

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


Ashwini Namasivayam-MacDonald, PhD, CCC-SLP

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

Moderator: Amy Baillies, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Financial disclosures: UW Health– Salary, employment
Non-financial disclosures: None

Lecturer: Ashwini Namasivayam-MacDonald, PhD, CCC-SLP
Financial disclosures: None
Non-financial disclosures: None

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Computer Requirements

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