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Activity Steps


This video discusses best practices in preventing aspiration during and within the first few hours after oral feedings, as well as discussion of best practices and demonstration of techniques that help the nurse assess placement and evaluate the location of feeding tubes. Also included in the program are practices considered outdated and unreliable in assessing feeding tube placement. This video organizes information in chaptered formats for viewers interested in specific aspects of the program.

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with strategies to prevent aspiration in older adults with dysphagia.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the implications of aspiration in patients with dysphagia.
  2. Describe nursing interventions to reduce the risk of aspiration in patients with dysphagia during tube feedings.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: TTDYSPV10
Published: February 2008
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Norma A. Metheny PhD, RN, FAAN and Janice L. Palmer RN, MS
Categories: Hospital
Topics: Dementia