Key Learning Outcomes:As a result of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
- Define the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI).
- Learn the 8 different test methods for IDDSI implementation.
- Describe steps required to initiate implementation of IDDSI in a hospital setting.
|5 min||Housekeeping, introduce speaker and background|
|10 min||IDDSI Origin Story|
|10 min||IDDSI Diet Overview – diet levels and descriptors|
|10 min||Testing Methods|
|5 min||IDDSI Implementation at SSM Health|
|10 min||Define what IDDSI means for your hospital|
|10 min||Identifying the IDDSI Champion Team|
|10min||Documentation and EHR Integration|
|10 min||Process for Recipe Testing|
|15 min||Implementing Recipe Changes|
|10 min||Preparing for Go Live|
|15 min||Questions and Answers|
About the Presenters:John L Holahan is President and Founder of SimplyThick, LLC. Mr. Holahan is also the inventor of the company’s patented thickener – SimplyThick. He graduated from the University of Minnesota a B.S. in Paper Science and Engineering in 1992. In 2001, Mr. Holahan graduated from the Executive MBA program at Washington University in St. Louis. As part of his academic career he has been elected to both the honor societies for forestry and business – Xi Sigma Pi and Beta Gamma Sigma. Mr. Holahan has worked with thickeners – and not just in healthcare – for his entire business career. Initially he worked for Kelco, a thickener company owned by Merck and eventually sold to Monsanto, where he became an expert in several industrial thickeners. During his MBA, Mr. Holahan developed the business plan for SimplyThick and upon graduation in 2001, founded the company and has worked there ever since. Amy K Ryan received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Purdue University in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and a Master of Science Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Amy has worked for SSM Rehabilitation Network as a Speech-Language Pathologist since 2012 and has served as the Regional Rehab Therapy Manager for Speech Pathology since August 2015. Amy has been devoted to quality and safety during her tenure as an SLP, she has initiated a step-by-step process to facilitate safety and quality improvement in order to increase safety and awareness of dysphagia and swallowing with stroke patients. Amy has developed new programs and practice guidelines for Speech/Swallowing disorders with Head and Neck Cancer patients, stroke patients, geriatric patients, patients with TBIs. Amy has developed and published research for swallowing screeners and is devoted to ensuring quality practices are implemented to keep patients safe. Amy currently holds membership in Midwestern Adult Communication Disorder Group where she is President; she also holds membership with American Speech-Language & Hearing Association. In addition, Amy belongs to ASHA Special Interest Group 13, Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders and ASHA Special Interest Group 11, Administration and Supervision.
John Holahan’s Presenter Disclosures:Financial: President and Founder of SimplyThick, LLC. Paid by SimplyThick. Non-financial: SimplyThick, LLC is a financial supporter of IDDSI but has no input on the content or direction of IDDSI. Mr. Holahan is a member of the Canadian IDDSI Expert Reference Group.
Amy Ryan’s Presenter Disclosures:Financial: Receive Salary from SSM Health Rehabilitation Network. Non-financial: President of Midwestern Adult Communication Disorders Group which sponsors and hosts CEU events for Speech Language Pathologist.
Sponsor Disclosure:This course is presented by CEU-Espresso, Inc.
Content Disclosure:This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service
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IDDSI framework can be used to classify the diets of:
IDDSI resources are available:
A primary goal of the IDDSI framework is to reduce communication errors between caregivers through standardized terminology.
IDDSI consists of:
In the implementation process, MAPA stands for Monitor—Aware—Prepare—Adopt.
Easy-to-Chew has been added to the IDDSI framework 2019. It is:
The IDDSI framework is backed by good research and well-reasoned human physiology.
A primary benefit of the IDDSI Framework is that practical tools are in the hands of caregivers at the point of meal service.
To adopt the IDDSI diet, your facility MUST include every diet level. You can NOT skip any diet levels.
When implementing a new framework, you must do the following:
The recommended timeframe to include dual labeling for NDD/IDDSI is:
Once you implement IDDSI you will never have to do another training with the kitchen staff again.