Meet The Course Instructors

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Lindsay Douglas, MS, CCC-SLP, COS-C

Lindsay Douglas is a licensed speech-language pathologist who specializes in geriatric dysphagia.  Her clinical background includes acute care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation and home health.  Lindsay’s time in corporate director positions allowed her to grow her knowledge in skilled documentation, interdisciplinary teams, and CMS regulations.  She currently practices as our Director of Clinical Education here at Spectramed, LLC.
 
Lindsay’s experience with The Guardian Way® started as a clinician in home health and expanded as she continued to direct SLPs to this protocol. She was blessed with the opportunity to serve as a clinical resource and to teach geriatric dysphagia and other multi-disciplinary courses over the past 7 years.  Lindsay combines her expertise in speech-language pathology, adult learning, and virtual education to provide the best learning experience for clinicians. 
Disclosures:
 
Relevant Financial Relationships:
  • Lindsay Douglas receives compensation as a course instructor.  
 Relevant Nonfinancial Relationships: 
  • Member of ASHA
  • Member of SIG 13, Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
  • Member of SIG 03, Voice and Voice Disorders
Dr. David Hutchings - COO

Dr. David T. Hutchings, Chief Operations Officer

Dr. David Hutchings specializes in geriatric neuropathology and Dementia. He practices as the Chief Operations Officer for Spectramed overseeing the company’s operational performance and clinical quality. Previously he practiced as the Chief Executive Officer for Stonerise Therapy. Dr. Hutchings is also the founder of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care, LLC a private practice firm focused on the evaluation, treatment and clinical education of all forms of dementia.

In 2018, Dr. Hutchings completed a two-year fellowship with the Aspen Institute which is focused on improving health care globally through policy and practice. The Health Innovators Fellows are an elite group comprised of the top medical practitioners internationally who work to improve healthcare and healthcare delivery.

Disclosures:
 
Relevant Financial Relationships:
  • David Hutchings receives compensation as a course instructor.  
 Relevant Nonfinancial Relationships: 
  • Member of ASHA
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