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SLP Course Details

Course # 5353
Mild Cognitive Impairment: Assessment and Treatment

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CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

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.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

This course was recorded on April 10, 2012


Handouts are available for this course. You must be signed in and registered for this event to access them.

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

(109 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Review by: Charlotte on July 22, 2015
The topic was of interest and the presenter was good at imparting her knowledge
Review by: sharon on July 21, 2015
excellent information, presenter was good.
Review by: mary on July 16, 2015
use of humor/cartoons to lighten the topic
Review by: Allison on January 29, 2015
The material of the course was excellent. I found it very distracting how often the presenter stated "um, uh."
Review by: Reba on January 28, 2015
informative speaker
Review by: Lori on December 5, 2014
Timely; adherence to current valid research; knowledge of presenter; graphics on slides
Review by: Andrea on September 27, 2014
I work in a short-term rehab facility and encounter many patients with elements of MCI --- information here was helpful in determining MCI characteristics from those associated with normal aging.
Review by: Christopher on August 21, 2014
Review by: Laura on June 25, 2014
Helpful information related to cognitive assessments and their appropriate uses
Review by: Monica on May 10, 2014
Easy to follow.
Review by: Mary Angela on December 29, 2013
presentation style, amount of valuable information, relevant
Review by: Jeanne on December 11, 2013
relevant information
Review by: Corina on November 8, 2013
Well presented with connections to research.
Review by: James on July 28, 2013
Good info on MCI.
Review by: Michelle on July 22, 2013
Review by: Catlin on March 4, 2013
Gave me information I did not have in an interesting and lively fashion.
Review by: Kendra on January 18, 2013
She was interesting and kept my attention.
Review by: Renee on December 29, 2012
the presenter's knowledge andorganization as well as delivery
Review by: Michelle on December 6, 2012
Thus was an interesting topic given by a qualifies speaker.
Review by: Patricia on November 29, 2012
The material was presented in a manner that was easy to follow and absorb.
Review by: Mary on November 26, 2012
Outlined well. Good detailed definitions.
Review by: Lorre on August 29, 2012
Simplicity of presentation and to the point
Review by: Paula on August 3, 2012
precise, organized, helpful info
Review by: Jennifer on July 18, 2012
Wonder research-based presentation. Obvious that the presenter spent a significant amount of energy in preparations for the session. Greatly appreciated.
Review by: Melissa on July 2, 2012
Topic is relevant and research presented is current
Review by: Kimberly on June 24, 2012
The speaker was well prepared and knowledgeable.
Review by: Vanessa on June 7, 2012
the information about normal aging
Review by: Sandra on May 26, 2012
Easy to understand, correlated well with handouts, pacing was good. Topic was of interest to me both professionally and personally.
Review by: Amber on May 21, 2012
Useful information provided from assessment to treatment, with background and historical implications discussed as well.
Review by: Kristi on May 9, 2012
The information presented was relevant to my present client population. The speaker was easy to follow and understand information presented.
Review by: susan on May 8, 2012
The breakdown of cognitive abilities for normal aging and predictors for MCI/Dementia. Look forward to more standardized treatment.
Review by: Patricia on April 30, 2012
Useful information that I can use right now. I did it as a podcast. It is not my favorite way to learn, but the handout was helpful and the information was well presented and relevant to my practice.
Review by: Sheryl on April 16, 2012
Well organized and to the point
Review by: Jennifer on April 11, 2012
Excitimg topic

Course Information

This is an audio recording of a Live Webinar.

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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. 

Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

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

Please Note: The exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.

To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), 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)

Kansas Dept of Health & Environment

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

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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