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

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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

(1816 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 1816 reviews

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
Review by: Elaine on November 11, 2015
Very interesting topic and one that definitely needs further research. Everything was clearly presented. All the info is valuable- the definition of MCI/Assessment of MCI/ etc. Especially important-our role as SLPs with regard to MCI. All the studies presented were interesting and beneficial.
Review by: Member on November 9, 2015
Including more specific case examples would be helpful
Review by: Rita on November 8, 2015
Online and price, simplicity of reporting to ASHA, good information, easy to receive certificate
Review by: Member on November 8, 2015
Easy to understand
Review by: Member on November 8, 2015
question specificity vs presented material
Review by: Member on November 3, 2015
Clarity
Review by: Member on October 31, 2015
I thought the information was well presented, and thought provoking. Stats are always good and I like the Assessment mearsures that were discussed.
Review by: Janice on October 30, 2015
Interesting but no real practice information for therapy.
Review by: Member on October 29, 2015
Clear information, relevant to my current job.
Review by: Member on October 27, 2015
great organization
Review by: Francia on October 27, 2015
Excellent Information
Review by: Member on October 26, 2015
Excellent examples and explanations
Review by: Member on October 22, 2015
Provided information regarding screening and evaluation patients with MCI. Also, discussed the benefits of cognitive treatment and how this treatment can reduce the onset of Alzheimer's.
Review by: Member on October 21, 2015
Excellent overview and access to materials for immediate use.
Review by: Member on October 17, 2015
organization
Review by: Member on October 17, 2015
Good information, but I don't work with this population. I thought Mild Cognitive Impairment referred to the children in schools that are labeled CD (cognitive disorder), and didn't realize it was related to adults at all.
Review by: Member on October 17, 2015
Just held my interest.
Review by: Kela on October 16, 2015
This was an interesting course.
Review by: Member on October 16, 2015
I am often asked the difference between MCI and Dementia and how to prevent MCI from developing further.
Review by: Amy on October 15, 2015
It will help me diagnose those patients with very subtle, higher level cognitive deficits and provide them with appropriate intervention.
Review by: Member on October 12, 2015
Simple to follow
Review by: Holly on October 9, 2015
useful information
Review by: Linda on October 4, 2015
It rates among the most beneficial courses I have taken here. Succinct, well organized material.
Review by: Marie on October 2, 2015
The information was easy to follow. The presentation flowed easily and efficiently. Information was logically presented.
Review by: Wendy on September 30, 2015
Good information on a subject I did not know a lot about.
Review by: Member on September 29, 2015
Boring
Review by: Janie on September 27, 2015
It gave me hope that cognition and memoary can be improved through training.

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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.

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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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