NPORT has achieved the Gold Seal of Approval® for health care staffing services certification from The Joint Commission

NPORT underwent an on-site review of its compliance with national standards that assess how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff, and how they monitor staff’s performance. Health care organizations that contract with NPORT can look to Joint Commission certification as an assurance that NPORT demonstrates a

NPORT has achieved the Gold Seal of Approval® for health care staffing services certification from The Joint Commission2016-05-27T15:10:59+00:00

Starting and Ending with Regular Solids and Thin Liquids: Food for Thought

This Fast Fact Friday examines the clinical reasoning and decision making behind providing skilled SLP dysphagia services to patients who: Safely tolerated regular solids and thin liquids at their prior level of function Currently have regular and thin as an SLP recommendation, short term goal and physician order Remain on regular and thin post evaluation

Starting and Ending with Regular Solids and Thin Liquids: Food for Thought2016-05-19T16:56:56+00:00

SLP’s Role in Evaluation and Treatment of Cough Function

If the Speech – Language Pathologist (SLP) can assess a patient’s ability to cough, valuable insight into the functions involved in airway protection during swallowing and voicing can be gathered. By integrating information revealed from studies that have explored disordered coughs of patients with ALS, MS, CVA, Parkinson’s Disease, head and neck cancer, and vocal

SLP’s Role in Evaluation and Treatment of Cough Function2016-05-06T14:37:27+00:00