Standardized Training in Swallowing Physiology & Habits of Happy People





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The Standardized Training in Swallowing Physiology Manual discusses 17 physiologic components comprising the normal swallow in adults to facilitate a deeper understanding of the swallowing mechanism, which is critical for accurate assessment and targeted treatment. Habits of Happy People provides twelve important life lessons - Make them a part of your life and start experiencing greater happiness!

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Standardized Training in Swallowing Physiology Manual

Appropriate for all clinicians working with dysphagic patients across the care continuum. Also, a great resource to supplement graduate level dysphagia course curriculum.

Habits of Happy People

Ideal for anyone seeking more happiness in his or her life.


Bonnie Martin-Harris, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Honors, is the Alice Gabrielle Twight Professor in the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Communication at Northwestern University. She is also Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Feinberg School of Medicine.

She is a Past-President of the Dysphagia Research Society, past Chair of the Specialty Board for Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S), and Associate Editor for the Dysphagia Journal. She is an ASHA Fellow, recipient of the 2016 Admiral Albert J. Baciocco Innovation Award – Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), The 2017 12th Annual Pepper Lecturer, Northwestern School of Communication, Honorary Member of the MUSC Chapter of The National Academy of Inventors, recipient of Honors from the South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association (SCSHA), 2010 MUSC College of Health Professions Scholar of the Year Award, and associate member of the Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Head and Neck Society.

Dr. Martin-Harris is the author and developer of the first standardized method for videofluoroscopic assessment of swallowing impairment (Modified Barium Swallowing Impairment Profile, MBSImP™), translated to research and clinical practice in the United States, Canada, and 13 additional countries. She is also the author of the manual, "Standardized Training In Swallowing Physiology—Evidence-Based Assessment Using The MBSImP Approach" published by Northern Speech Services. Her work is funded by the National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), the Veteran's Administration, and the Mark and Evelyn Trammell Foundation.

Presenter Disclosures:

Financial — Bonnie Martin-Harris is the presenter of CE seminars and online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives speaking fees and royalties.

Financial — Bonnie Martin-Harris is the author of "Standardized Training In Swallowing Physiology — Evidence-Based Assessment Using The MBSImP Approach" published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.

Financial — Bonnie Martin-Harris' former employer, MUSC, receives royalties from Northern Speech related to enrollment tuition of the MBSImP Online Training.

Financial — Bonnie Martin-Harris' MBSImP research and development was funded in part by Bracco Diagnostics; received grant funding.

Financial — Bonnie Martin-Harris' research is funded in part by the Veteran's Administration (VA); receives grant and research funding.

Financial — Bonnie Martin-Harris' research is funded in part by the Mark and Evelyn Trammell Foundation; receives grant funding.

Financial — Bonnie Martin-Harris' research is funded in part by the National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIH/NIDCD); receives grant and research funding.

Nonfinancial — Bonnie Martin-Harris is associated with numerous journals, publications, and boards related to speech-language pathology; receives no compensation in these roles.

Thomas J. Slominski, MA, CCC-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist who has been in private practice since 1972. Mr. Slominski is a nationally recognized expert regarding third-party documentation issues. For the past 15 years, he has presented documentation seminars to SLPs and other healthcare professionals. Of the over 8,000 participants who have attended Mr. Slominski's seminars, 96% said they would recommend his seminar to a colleague. Also, Mr. Slominski is the author of Medicare Guidelines Explained for the SLP.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Thomas Slominski is an author of resource materials and online CE courses offered by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Thomas Slominski is Owner and President of Northern Speech Services; Ownership interests and receives a salary.

Nonfinancial — Thomas Slominski has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Customer Reviews

Standardized Training in Swallowing Physiology:

"This book comes along with describing all the swallowing components and physiology. It is really helpful in understanding MBS studies better and interpreting them. Highly recommend it." – Rinki V.D., SLP (Aug. 2016)

"It is an excellent resource for both MBSImP and anatomy."  H.K., SLP (Apr. 2015)

"The images are very clear and well done and the text is very high quality in content."  D.P., SLP (Apr. 2015)

"It has really nice illustrations and tables…easy to follow."  R.S., SLP (Apr. 2015)

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