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SLP Course Details

Course # 5283
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Assessment and Treatment

Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

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Course Abstract

This course will outline the differences between normal aging and mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Diagnostic criteria of MCI will be discussed as well as the most contemporary directions for assessment and treatment. Review of the current literature provides support with regard to detecting cognitive decline in its earliest stages thus allowing us to advocate for the earliest and most efficacious treatment.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to identify normal age related changes in language and cognition.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list the diagnostic criteria for MCI.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of the SLP in assessment of MCI.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of the SLP in treatment of MCI.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Overview: Brain Changes: Normal Aging vs. Mild Cognitive Impairment
20-30 Minutes Defining Mild Cognitive Impairment
30-55 Minutes Assessment and Treatment: Review of current assessment tools and evidence based treatment
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

Average Rating

(40 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Review by: Barbara on April 3, 2012
Very well organized and touched on some critical facts and concepts relating to MCI and normal aging
Review by: Naomi on April 2, 2012
Always like to be exposed to other areas of speech pathology. (I work in the schools).
Review by: Lisa on April 1, 2012
I do not currently work with adults but found this information to be timely and very relevant as I consider how I and my parents are aging.
Review by: Cathy on March 30, 2012
very well organized and presented
Review by: Josephine on March 30, 2012
Excellent review of literature with updates on current research. Excellent presenter.
Review by: Betsy on March 30, 2012
the presentor was knowledgeable of her material. She was clear, concise and easy to follow. I learned that MCI could be a predictor of AD, the differences between normal aging cognitive decline and MCI. All very helpful to me as an SLP and daughter of an aging parent. THank you for always choosing great presentors!
Review by: Janette on March 29, 2012
The information provided on the aging continuum will be very helpful.
Review by: Carla on March 29, 2012
The information presented involved both current research interest as well as clinical applications. The course was thought-provoking and very timely.
Review by: Sarah on March 29, 2012
Great presenter
Review by: Barbara on March 29, 2012
The presentor's delivery, organization of the topic, and clear explanations.
Review by: Shannon on March 29, 2012
Presenter appeared knowledgeable in the areas discussed.
Review by: Gwendolyn on March 29, 2012
Very organized.
Review by: Sally on March 29, 2012
Good handouts; very interesting
Review by: Sharon on March 29, 2012
It covered basics I was unfamiliar with yet had enough upper level information to keep me engaged.
Review by: Jennifer on March 29, 2012
Applicable content w/specific examples, and objective tests cited.
Review by: Anya on March 29, 2012
Speaker was great! Had a nice flow and easy to listen to voice. Was well organized and had excellent slides. Important topic we all should know more about. Really enjoyed this one.
Review by: Jill on March 29, 2012
I really enjoyed the interaction with the professor and the thought it gave a good overview as well as some specifics to research more, tests to utilze tomorrow and education tools to help my patients and families.

Course Information

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Course Presenter

kim mccullough

Kim McCullough, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Kim McCullough, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA). She has 17 years experience as a clinician, teacher, and researcher in the area of adult neurogenic communication disorders. 


Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; SAC/1.0

Time will be allowed for interaction between the participants and the presenter.

Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.

Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.

Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 7 days of the live webinar.

To participate in the course, complete the CEU exam and earn continuing education credit, you must be a CEU Total Access member.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.


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