Stroke Collaborative: Safe Swallowing

  • Date: April 9, 2014
  • Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Location: Multiple Locations Available (see below)

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, radiation technologists, and other health care professionals involved in the care of patients who have had a stroke.



Value: $80

Cost is $20 with promo code 75PD
Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2014 health system promo code for a 100% discount.

BMC and TNMC employees use Stroke Collaborative discount code for 100% discount.  

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement: The learner will be able to increase knowledge regarding patient safety related to swallowing after a stroke.

  • Compare and contrast RN swallowing screenings and ST assessments
  • Identify interventions to prevent aspiration




8:30am Registration
9:00-11:00am Stroke Collaborative: Safe Swallowing
  Mary Towne, Speech/Language Pathologist
  Kasia Richardson, Speech/Language Pathologist
11:00am Adjournment


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Mary Towne is a Speech/Language Pathologist at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.
Kasia Richardson is a Speech/Language Pathologist at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.




Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nebraska Nurses
2.0 contact hours awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07.
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Iowa Nurses 2.4 contact hours awarded. Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120

Education Credit
2.0 Education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Application for continuing education credit has been made with the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Department of Education and is pending.

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