SLP Course Details
Course # 4179
Practicing AAC in Acute Care Settings
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This course is mobile compatible.
CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; Kansas DHE, LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0
Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- After this course, participants will be able to identify an individual's need for AAC in an acute care setting.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe strategies for integrating AAC into the acute care setting.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe message templates and environmental control options that assist acute care patients in management of their health care status.
- After this course, participants will be able to educate nurses with the necessary strategies they need to interact with patient with complex communication needs in acute care settings.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and overview of learning outcomes|
|5-10 Minutes||Review literature supporting the need to identify patients in acute care setting with complex communication needs.|
|10-20 Minutes||Identification of barriers that can preclude service delivery in acute care settings|
|20-30 Minutes||Identify a framework of service for AAC in an acute care setting|
|30-40 Minutes||Review strategies for implementation of AAC strategies|
|40-50 Minutes||Review the nurse's role in regard to patient communication and training protocols for nurses|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary/questions and answers|
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Debora A. Downey, M.A., CCC-SLP
Debora Downey is a doctoral candidate at the University of Iowa and the facilitator of the AAC Service at the Center for Disabilities & Development. She is a co-author of Implementing AAC in Acute Care Setting and has published in a variety of journals. Debora also provides AAC services to the critical units at The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
Disclosure: Instructor Disclosure: Not available. The content for this program was developed and published prior to the ASHA Continuing Education Board requiring instructional personnel to provide financial and nonfinancial disclosure statements.
Continuing Education Information
Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
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)
Kansas Dept of Health & Environment
Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department of Health andEnvironment. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
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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