This course will address the challenges specific to providing treatment for acquired communication disorders in the long term care setting, and provide recommendations for addressing these challenges. Specific challenges to be addressed include establishing functional goals, limited reimbursement, and limited communication partners. The use of restorative aids and teaming with PT’s and OT’s to address these challenges will be presented.
- After this course, participants will be able to state the relationship between reimbursement and therapy frequency and duration in LTC settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify communication risk factors specific to LTC settings that impact treatment success.
- After this course, participants will be able to define “functional” communication as it relates to treatment in the LTC setting.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to develop a restorative nursing program for patients with aphasia or Motor Speech Disorders.
|10-25 Minutes||Challenges Presented and Defined|
|25-40 Minutes||Recommendations to Address Challenges Presented|
|40-50 Minutes||Results of Restorative Nursing Program for 3 patients|
|50-55 Minutes||Future Challenges and Advocacy|
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