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Course # 5791
Treatment of MCI: What the SLP needs to know

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Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

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


Course Abstract

The identification and diagnosis of individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is rapidly growing. Accumulating evidence suggests that MCI may be a key period for providing cognitive interventions. The rationale and role of the SLP in intervention will be outlined. Additionally, key components of successful cognitive intervention programs will be reviewed.
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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to list the diagnostic criteria for MCI.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe changes in language and cognition that occur as a result of MCI.
  • After this course, participants will be able to explain the role of the SLP in treatment of MCI.
  • After this course, participants will be able to list the key components of successful intervention programs.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Defining Mild Cognitive Impairment
20-30 Minutes Rationale for Treatment
30-55 Minutes Treatment: Examining the Evidence
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

Average Rating

(1872 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 1872 reviews

Review by: Member on June 24, 2016
Good information
Review by: Summer on June 21, 2016
very relevant information for my job in home health setting, treating a good amount of pts with cognitive deficits, dementia, onset Alzheimers.
Review by: Member on June 20, 2016
was boring
Review by: Member on June 12, 2016
Easy to understand
Review by: Michele on June 11, 2016
Course content very relevant to population seen in inpatient rehabilitation, Review of literature and study results was practical and clinically significant,
Review by: Member on June 10, 2016
the explanations were very helpful.
Review by: Deborah on June 7, 2016
Excellent overview of MCI and very good research study reviews!
Review by: Member on June 7, 2016
Well researched and presented.
Review by: Member on May 15, 2016
Practical information
Review by: Robin on May 5, 2016
The examples and study results provided.
Review by: Member on April 20, 2016
Good organization and specific examples of assessments and screening tools.
Review by: Member on April 20, 2016
Easy to follow
Review by: Dennis on April 17, 2016
Interesting material that provides a rationale for early intervention.
Review by: Member on April 16, 2016
Very interesting content!
Review by: Member on April 1, 2016
Interesting studies
Review by: Vanessa on March 27, 2016
Relevant to my current pt. caseload.
Review by: Member on March 16, 2016
Enjoyed the topic-
Review by: Kelly on March 16, 2016
Very anxious to incorporate this into my practice in outpatient therapy!
Review by: Gladys on March 13, 2016
Provided clear topics for practical application.
Review by: Rachel on March 8, 2016
Very well organized and provided clear avenues for practical application.
Review by: Phyllis on February 23, 2016
The information was interesting and presented in a way that was easily understandable. The exam questions followed closely to the material in the course.
Review by: Member on February 18, 2016
Language not overly technical.
Review by: Member on February 18, 2016
Clear and precise information that can be used immediately
Review by: Kate on February 16, 2016
Specific suggestions for formal screening/evaluation tools for MCI.
Review by: Nancy on February 15, 2016
Easy to follow
Review by: Member on February 14, 2016
Specific examples from research
Review by: Rebeca on February 13, 2016
Topic was very informative.
Review by: Patricia B. on February 5, 2016
A very comprehensive course--from a definition of the impairment, to why we treat it, how to test for it and what type of intervention is successful.
Review by: Member on February 2, 2016
The format of the information.
Review by: Stacy on January 31, 2016
Nice into to a treatment population I was not previously aware of!
Review by: Kelley on January 31, 2016
Good information just not really relevant for my work setting
Review by: Danielle on January 26, 2016
Great research to support MCI treatment.
Review by: Robin on January 24, 2016
Lots of empirical evidence to back up intervention.
Review by: Member on January 21, 2016
Good topic overall and I liked the research.
Review by: Sara on January 20, 2016
content
Review by: Member on January 8, 2016
Helped me learn about factors that are involved in Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Review by: Member on January 5, 2016
Relevant info to my current position in LTC and info was backed by research studies.
Review by: Member on January 4, 2016
The information was clear cut but lacked on specifics for actual therapeutic activities.
Review by: Gwendolyn on January 2, 2016
This course provides a great review of current evidence related to MCI; clinically relevant, too!
Review by: Member on January 2, 2016
This course provided helpful information regarding the benefits of providing treatment for adults who have MCI.
Review by: Member on January 1, 2016
Nice basic, intro course in MCI
Review by: Member on January 1, 2016
too many facts, not enough information on therapy suggestions and SLP role
Review by: Kimberlee on December 31, 2015
This course very informative for the treatment of MCI
Review by: Carrie on December 31, 2015
clear examples
Review by: Member on December 31, 2015
I found some of the content to be more useful than other parts
Review by: Member on December 31, 2015
Very informative
Review by: Jennifer on December 31, 2015
I really enjoyed all of the research the speaker presented to support intervention and treatment with those who have MCI.
Review by: Sharon on December 31, 2015
good info
Review by: Member on December 30, 2015
The information presented was encouraging about slowing the progression of dementia.
Review by: megan on December 30, 2015
Breakdown of mci
Review by: Member on December 30, 2015
A little unclear
Review by: Member on December 29, 2015
Interesting and helpful.
Review by: Member on December 29, 2015
Very useful information
Review by: Member on December 29, 2015
Good clinical info and application
Review by: Member on December 29, 2015
Clear concise language use
Review by: Member on December 29, 2015
Great info about MCI for me to identify and treat in acute care.
Review by: Member on December 29, 2015
interesting topic
Review by: Member on December 28, 2015
great information provided
Review by: Member on December 28, 2015
Info was presented well.
Review by: Darcy on December 28, 2015
Well written.
Review by: Member on December 28, 2015
Relevant
Review by: Member on December 28, 2015
helpful information, good research mentioned
Review by: Member on December 27, 2015
The studies and data discussed were clear and provided new information for treatment of MCI
Review by: Karen on December 27, 2015
It was easy to understand and offered many useful suggestions.
Review by: Member on December 27, 2015
Great overview of research in this area and examples of tests, intervention programs
Review by: Member on December 26, 2015
Well organized
Review by: Member on December 26, 2015
Good overview of dia
Review by: Kim on December 23, 2015
Clear
Review by: Member on December 23, 2015
Very concise information. Informative studies.
Review by: Member on December 23, 2015
It was very informative and organized well.
Review by: Geri on December 22, 2015
While I am not currently working with the elderly I do believe this is a critical area especially given that many are living far longer than they used to. In dealing with my own aging parents I can see the impact of cognition loss.
Review by: Martha on December 21, 2015
very clear overview
Review by: Rebecca on December 21, 2015
information that was not in school
Review by: Member on December 20, 2015
Easy to read transcript! Very informative.
Review by: Donna on December 20, 2015
The presenter spoke with an understanding that we have the background expertise to understand the information. It w was to the point and thorough at the same time.
Review by: Member on December 20, 2015
Great overview. To the point.
Review by: Member on December 19, 2015
relevance to SNF
Review by: Elizabeth on December 18, 2015
Great topic!
Review by: Elizabeth on December 17, 2015
Well-organized presentation on emerging area of early intervention shown to slow cognitive decline in aging population. This is important research for both individuals and society at large.
Review by: Kirsten on December 16, 2015
I appreciate learning about specific studies which support certain intervention strategies.
Review by: Member on December 14, 2015
Good information to have; updates my clinician knowledge in this area.
Review by: Member on December 13, 2015
easy to follow
Review by: Member on December 9, 2015
This was a good review of research, along with good definitions relating to the topic of MCI.
Review by: Member on December 7, 2015
The literature review.
Review by: Member on December 6, 2015
The charts were helpful.
Review by: Member on December 5, 2015
Interesting, pertinent information that lends itself to immediate functional use.
Review by: Shani on November 29, 2015
Content
Review by: Member on November 28, 2015
New information presented clearly
Review by: Member on November 28, 2015
Clear, well-written. Very informative. Will improve my practice with this population.
Review by: Member on November 26, 2015
informative
Review by: Member on November 26, 2015
Straight forward presentation of information.
Review by: Member on November 23, 2015
information was organized and presented clearly.
Review by: JoLynn on November 22, 2015
Clear cut, concise information with immediate application.
Review by: Lisa on November 21, 2015
Great information!
Review by: Member on November 20, 2015
good info
Review by: Deborah on November 20, 2015
results of research studies; it would have been good to include several more screening tests (MMSE; SLUMS, etc.)
Review by: Member on November 16, 2015
It provides some justification for all the cognitive work done in SNFs.
Review by: Member on November 14, 2015
Thorough research
Review by: Member on November 11, 2015
New content... evidence based
Review by: Member on November 11, 2015
New information to me and supporting evidence

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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: Financial: Kim McCullough was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Nonfinancial: No relevant 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.

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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