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Webinar Recording: Why We Should Care About Pill Dysphagia

Originally Broadcast Thursday, September 3

Learner Outcomes: 

  • Appreciate healthcare burden of medication-related dysphagia.

  • Understand the physiology of pill swallowing.

  • How to best screen for and evaluate patients with pill dysphagia.

  • Explore available techniques and therapeutics for pill dysphagia.

Meet the Presenter:

Maggie Kuhn, MD, MAS

Associate Professor Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Clinical Director, Center for Voice & SwallowingUniversity of California, Davis

As a laryngologist and bronchoesophagologist, Dr. Kuhn treats patients with complex voice, swallowing and airway disorders across the lifespan. She is the clinical director of the UC Davis Center for Voice & Swallowing which boasts a multidisciplinary team who incorporates cutting-edge diagnostics, contemporary therapies and innovative office-based procedures to offer comprehensive care to patients. She chairs the Quality & Safety and Research Committees for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. She’s a graduate of the mentored clinical research program sponsored by the UC Davis Clinical and Translation Science Center. Her clinical and translational research focus is on animal models, developing novel therapeutics and measuring clinical outcomes, specifically those of head & neck cancer survivors.

Cost: FREE. This webinar has been made free to all registrants. We recognize the financial hardship that is impacting many people due to the pandemic. As a non-profit, we feel this too. The NFOSD wants to thank Bracco Diagnostics for their unrestricted education grant.

CEUs: No ASHA CEUs are offered for this webinar.