Course content – Day 2

Assessment

Aim For delegates to reflect a sound knowledge base in assessment. For delegates to build up skills in conducting assessments confidently. To introduce risk assessment. To develop skill and confidence in generating a hypothesis based on clinical findings.

Session

Content

1

Differentiation between screening and diagnostic assessment.

Available assessments for the clinician.

Overview of the Jays observational assessment of  dysphagia.

Oromotor practical assessment.

2

Video case presentation

Practical activity conducting clinical oromotor assessment

Clinical swallow assessment of food and drink

These will be done as a group activity.

Feedback.

3

Video case presentation

Oromotor assessment

Swallow assessment of food and drink

Risk assessment

Generating a hypothesis.

These will be done as group activities.

Group discussion and feedback

4

Video case presentation

Oromotor assessment

Clinical assessment of food

Risk assessment

Generating a hypothesis.

Delegates will be encouraged to complete these more independently.

Group discussion and feedback