Many S-LPs are challenged to provide dysphagia management via telepractice during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new Communiqué article about this topic – Dysphagia Assessment and Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned from the Transition to Telepractice by SAC members Gabrielle Carrier, Veronica Rodriguez and Dr. Rosemary Martino – is now available.
Related international resources include:
- Telehealth Recommendations and Resources for Dysphagia Management during COVID-19. This resource provides practical guidance for clinicians who are considering adopting telehealth solutions for dysphagia management.
- Queensland Health eLearning Program: Telepractice Dysphagia Assessment Service. This program provides information for managers and clinicians interested in establishing and conducting adult clinical swallowing evaluations via telepractice.
Dysphagia and Telepractice During COVID-19 and Beyond Webinar (ASHA Health Care Services – Speech-Language Pathology)
S-LPs in Canada may need to modify international approaches to telepractice to ensure compliance with applicable Canadian federal and/or provincial legislation and regulatory requirements.