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SLP Course Details

Course # 5490
Voice Therapy Techniques for the Aging Voice

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


Course Abstract

For SLPs who work with aging individuals, treatment of voice disorders can be complicated by differentiating between voice changes that occur as part of the normal aging process and voice disorders which can accompany aging. This presentation covers information regarding the normal vs. the disordered aging voice as well as treatment techniques that can be used to strengthen and enhance the voice of the aging person.
Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

This course was recorded on July 9, 2012

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • After this course, participants will be able to list characteristics of the normal aging voice.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe voice disorders that may occur in the aging individual.
  • After this course, participants will be able to describe the use of therapeutic techniques that can strengthen the aging voice.
  • After this course, participants will be able to identify research literature which supports the use of various therapeutic techniques.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction and Overview
5-10 Minutes Voice changes with normal aging
10-20 Minutes Etiologies for voice disorders in the aging individual
20-55 Minutes Voice therapy techniques for the aging voice
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

Average Rating

(288 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Displaying 100 most recent comments out of 288 reviews

Review by: Member on July 18, 2014
it was a good brush up on how to maintain a strong voice in the aging population as well as troublesome symptoms to watch out for
Review by: Member on July 14, 2014
Clear and practical application
Review by: Member on June 21, 2014
Good examples
Review by: Member on June 8, 2014
Good overview
Review by: Member on May 25, 2014
Good overview
Review by: Member on May 12, 2014
Well organized presentation with practical examples
Review by: Member on May 6, 2014
Specific treatment techniques/options.
Review by: Member on May 5, 2014
Full of practical information.
Review by: Member on April 24, 2014
Therapy techniques and organization of presentation
Review by: Member on April 11, 2014
The way that the presenter organized, explained and elaborated on subject matter.
Review by: Member on April 8, 2014
learning various techniques to use with patients
Review by: Member on March 23, 2014
Good clinical information
Review by: Member on March 16, 2014
Explanations of normal vs. diseased vocal aging and types of therapies for vocal therapy.
Review by: Member on February 20, 2014
The content was relevant both professionally and personally.
Review by: Member on February 13, 2014
Excellent depth on knowledge.
Review by: Member on January 30, 2014
Relevant to my current placement
Review by: Member on January 5, 2014
Presented in an interesting manner.
Review by: Member on December 31, 2013
easy to understand and fun to listen to
Review by: Member on December 28, 2013
Well organized with practical content. Would have been good to know medical management options.
Review by: Member on December 28, 2013
Good information which can be applied right away with our voice clients.
Review by: Member on December 25, 2013
It helped to clarify the specific problems of the aging voice, versus pathologies. I would like to have seen more information on the therapy techniques, but I can probably get those from another course.
Review by: Member on December 24, 2013
Presenter was upbeat and interesting and used good examples from real life and in with her voice (Concerning voice pathology and therapy)
Review by: Member on December 24, 2013
Informative
Review by: Member on November 25, 2013
Organization.
Review by: Member on November 17, 2013
Very informative and well thought out.
Review by: Member on November 15, 2013
make it 2 hours for more details
Review by: Member on November 9, 2013
Specific techniques for implementing in treatment.
Review by: Member on October 29, 2013
very informative, will use a lot of the information learned in my practice
Review by: Member on October 28, 2013
Good information with examples provided by the speaker.
Review by: Member on October 21, 2013
I find that many people do not think about the usefulness of voice treatment in the aging population. However, a strong and youthful voice helps us continue to interact successfully with our world and is a vital skill to retain.
Review by: Member on October 4, 2013
good info
Review by: Member on October 2, 2013
Clear explanations of terms
Review by: Member on September 25, 2013
good refresher on presbyphonia, helpful if working with geriatric population.
Review by: Member on September 24, 2013
practical information, clearly presented, very well organized and extremely accessible.
Review by: Member on September 19, 2013
Focus on therapy techniques
Review by: Member on September 7, 2013
Clinical application of content
Review by: Member on August 25, 2013
Great info that I haven't been able to find elsewhere
Review by: Member on August 25, 2013
It was a good review of the characteristics of an aging voice as well as specific treatment approaches based on the vocal quality or characteristics perceived.
Review by: Member on August 5, 2013
great review of voice physiology, pathologies, treatment
Review by: Member on July 22, 2013
Realistic, common sense ideas paired with research.
Review by: Member on June 30, 2013
Great examples and references.
Review by: Member on June 25, 2013
Her examples with the treatment as well as description of techniques with "lay man's terms".
Review by: Member on June 23, 2013
very informative, presenter was enjoyable, great overview of therapy techniques
Review by: Member on June 11, 2013
I enjoyed the presenter, the structured format, and the review of treatment options.
Review by: Member on May 27, 2013
Focused mainly on therapy which is very useful, as opposed to a lot of background information. Will definitely look for the other course offered by her.
Review by: Member on May 4, 2013
Great treatment advice and ideas. Good background information.
Review by: Member on April 21, 2013
I learned techniques that I can use at work tomorrow and places to research in depth about techniques for future.
Review by: Member on April 17, 2013
The information was clear and well organized and practical examples of therapy techniques were given.
Review by: Member on April 11, 2013
well-organized content, good rate of presentation of information, very good applicability to the population.
Review by: Member on March 31, 2013
Well presented! Easy to follow. Thank-you
Review by: Member on March 10, 2013
It was presented in a manner that was easy to follow and introduced me to techniques and information that may be useful for my voice patient.
Review by: Member on February 10, 2013
clear and concise
Review by: Member on February 4, 2013
I liked the overview of treatment techniques
Review by: Member on February 2, 2013
Great content.
Review by: Member on January 15, 2013
practical information about exercise selection
Review by: Member on January 10, 2013
Well organized at perfect learning level. Great introduction with reference to resources for further learning/investigation...
Review by: Member on January 2, 2013
Speaker was informative and seemed to enjoy what she was discussing, which in turn made me more interested in topic.
Review by: Member on December 31, 2012
n/a
Review by: Member on December 30, 2012
I liked hearing the different treatment examples as they would be in therapy with the patient.
Review by: Member on December 27, 2012
Applicable to my caseload, and I am a singer of 82!
Review by: Member on December 27, 2012
Making a large lesson in a short form!
Review by: Member on December 22, 2012
The course content.
Review by: Member on December 20, 2012
I have a strong interest in voice disorders in general. This course is highly relative to my professional setting.
Review by: Member on December 19, 2012
well organized, good therapy techniques for common complaints
Review by: Member on December 18, 2012
clearly presented
Review by: Member on December 18, 2012
Very well developed and engagingly presented.
Review by: Member on December 16, 2012
Interesting and well presented
Review by: Member on December 14, 2012
Specifics about aging voice.
Review by: Member on December 11, 2012
well organized
Review by: Member on December 9, 2012
The various voice exercises presented is exactly what I was looking for to assist my voice patients. I feel more confident in treating them now.
Review by: Member on December 3, 2012
well organized and excellently presented
Review by: Member on November 28, 2012
quite comprehensive
Review by: Member on November 26, 2012
new info
Review by: Member on November 26, 2012
Explained info very clearly
Review by: Member on November 25, 2012
The presenter's teaching style, enthusiasm, and voice demonstrations.
Review by: Member on November 25, 2012
Awareness of changes associated with normal aging and exercises to maintain healthy voice quality.
Review by: Member on November 23, 2012
Well organized; quality, clarity, conciseness of information presented; very user friendly for those not familiar with the topic. Good refresher course for those of us who are experienced in the area of discussion.
Review by: Member on November 22, 2012
Very well organized, easy to understand
Review by: Member on November 18, 2012
clear & concise
Review by: Member on November 16, 2012
Practical exercises to use in my practice with the aging population
Review by: Member on November 15, 2012
n/a
Review by: Member on November 12, 2012
Practical solutions for voice treatment.
Review by: Member on November 8, 2012
thorough explanations of symptoms and treatments
Review by: Member on November 6, 2012
The types of voice therapy for the different problems.
Review by: Member on November 5, 2012
Techniques for therapy for different areas of voice therapy
Review by: Member on November 1, 2012
Great updated info
Review by: Member on October 31, 2012
Very informative and offered lots of therapy techniques
Review by: Member on October 29, 2012
The information was organized and presented in a very clear manor which made the course enjoyable.
Review by: Member on October 24, 2012
Please share....
Review by: Member on October 23, 2012
nice review of therapy techniques
Review by: Member on October 20, 2012
visuals, explanation of treatment approaches, encouragement of working with team-md
Review by: Member on October 18, 2012
Useful, not just a stock review of concepts.
Review by: Member on October 16, 2012
excellent review of exercises.
Review by: Member on October 15, 2012
pertinent information
Review by: Member on October 13, 2012
Good I formative information especially with regard to the normal aging voice.
Review by: Member on October 12, 2012
Inclusion of references
Review by: Member on October 9, 2012
Easy to follow . Presenter knows her information and loves what she does.
Review by: Member on October 7, 2012
Great review of voice....not my strong suit. Makes me feel more confident and knowledgable. Good references.
Review by: Member on October 7, 2012
Please share....
Review by: Member on October 3, 2012
organized presentation/provided therapy techniques; didn't review basic voice information

Course Information

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Course Presenter

barbara prakup

Barbara Prakup, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Prakup has practiced as a speech-language pathologist for nearly thirty years.  She is currently an adjunct professor at Baldwin Wallace College and was formerly an assistant professor at Cleveland State University.  Her research interests focus on the aging voice and the singing voice.  Dr. Prakup has taught undergraduate and graduate courses such as anatomy and physiology, phonetics, speech and hearing science, research design, and articulation and phonology.

The presenter has no financial or non-financial considerations or conflicts of interest that are relevant to this course or its content.

 


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


Continuing Education Information

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

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 (Intermediate 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.


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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