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SLP Course Details

Course # 5232
TBI: An Update on Assessment and Treatment

Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 12:00 pm EST

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

Course Abstract

This course will provide an update on the current recommendations for the rehabilitation of cognitive-communication disorders that are a result of traumatic brain injury. The course will most specifically focus on assessment and treatment for young adults and adults that have experienced a moderate-severe TBI.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to list recommended current assessment batteries for use with young adults/adults with cognitive-communication deficits after TBI.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe current recommendations for interventions from both the bottom-up (body function) and top-down (participation) level for use with young adults/adults with cognitive-communication deficits after TBI.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list resources that can be used in clinical practice that will support their evidenced-based decision-making for use with young adults/adults with cognitive-communication deficits after TBI.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-15 Minutes Introduction and Overview
15-45 Minutes Evidenced-based recommendations for assessment & treatment
45-55 Minutes Case example
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

Average Rating

(46 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 13 most recent comments out of 46 reviews

Review by: Susan on February 27, 2012
I would really like to learn more about treatment
Review by: Kristen on February 27, 2012
Well-informed instructor, clear/concise comments, spoke at good rate/volume
Review by: Marcia on February 27, 2012
New information re TBI approaches
Review by: Alida on February 26, 2012
The subject matter and practical approach to treatment.
Review by: SALLY on February 26, 2012
The presenter was clear and organized. She did not give overwhelming detail
Review by: Michelle on February 24, 2012
References, websites, info about journal articles and research
Review by: Lakshmi Nisha on February 24, 2012
Extensive content of the course; case study; would have liked more focus on treatment.
Review by: Kelly on February 23, 2012
Provided evidenced-base evaluation and treatment strategies; and the most recent info available on intervention for TBI.
Review by: Joy on February 23, 2012
ideas for testing
Review by: Victoria on February 23, 2012
Information about new treatment research will be useful
Review by: Kathryn on February 23, 2012
Good update for new TBI info
Review by: Evelyn on February 23, 2012
Organization of material was clear.
Review by: Miranda on February 23, 2012
The content is applicable to my setting and gave me a different approach regarding assessment and tx

Course Information

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Course Presenter

angela hein ciccia

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences Program, Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. Her research focuses on access to care, assessment, and contextual factors that influence outcome in pediatric brain injury and neurodevelopmental disabilities. Clinically Dr. Ciccia sees patients with a variety of neurogenic communication disorders across the lifespan. 

Continuing Education Information

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, 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, where applicable.

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

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 (Intermediate 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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