M. Louay Omran, M.D.
Dr. Omran is Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Omran reports no commercial conflict of interest.
This activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from the Novartis Foundation for Gerontology.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the basic physiology of swallowing and its associated disorders
- Discuss an approach to the diagnosis of dysphagia
- Recognize the available management options for oropharyngeal and esophageal dysphagia.