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Building Your Case for Medical Necessity: The Nuts and Bolts of Skilled Therapy Documentation

Melissa Collier, MS, CCC-SLP, CHC, CDP

December 9, 2021

This course provides participants with an understanding of documentation requirements in a post-acute setting, including Medicare regulations and guidelines. It identifies why speech therapy services...   Read More

  


The Role of Executive Functions in Social Interaction

Lisa R. Audet, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 21, 2021

This article explores the intersection between executive functioning and social communication and discusses how to integrate a cognitive approach into treatment when addressing social skill developmen...   Read More

  


Mental Health and Aging: An Introduction for Heathcare Professionals

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, MA, CCC-SLP

September 3, 2021

This course defines the most common mental health diagnoses found in the elderly population, including risk factors and symptoms. Instruction is provided on preventing caregiver burnout and other acti...   Read More

 


Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

July 23, 2021

Functional treatment of common symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) across the continuum of settings, from acute care to outpatient care to return to school and work is discussed in this cou...   Read More

  


Evaluation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

July 1, 2021

This course focuses on functional evaluation of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) across the treatment continuum, from acute care to outpatient care to sideline assessment.   Read More

  


COVID-19 and Dysphagia: What We Need to Know

Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

March 25, 2021

This course explores causal mechanisms of swallow dysfunction in patients with COVID-19 and discusses critical information about assessment and treatment of these vulnerable patients, such as the need...   Read More

  


Incorporating Animal-Assisted Therapy into Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Practice: An Overview

Sharon Antonucci, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 21, 2020

A review of practical guidelines related to incorporating animal-assisted therapy into clinical practice.   Read More

     


Animal Assisted Therapy in Communication Sciences and Disorders: The State of the Evidence

Sharon Antonucci, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 11, 2020

This course will review the evidence base for animal-assisted therapy (AAT), including discussion of areas where further research is needed, and will describe uses of AAT in speech-language treatment...   Read More

     


External Cognitive Aids for Adults with Acquired Cognitive Deficits

Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 11, 2020

Editor's Note: This text is a transcript of the course, External Cognitive Aids for Adults with Acquired Cognitive Deficits, presented by Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP.Learning OutcomesAfter this co...   Read More

 


Dementia Diaries Part 3: Evidence-Based Intervention

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP, CMDCP

October 7, 2020

We need the background and the history of the different types of dementia and the different stages. That gives us our foundation. But this course goes into the evidence-based intervention component an...   Read More


Sleep: The Challenge of Aging

Teresa Fair-field, OTD, OTR/L

October 5, 2020

Do we accept that disrupted sleep is "normal" in the elderly? What is understood about the nature of those sleep difficulties? This course will discuss specific sleep challenges in the elderly as well...   Read More


Dementia Diaries Part 2: Staging on the Severity Continuum

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP, CMDCP

October 2, 2020

Why should we use dementia staging? Well, it is our roadmap for how we should treat a patient. It allows us to know what deficits the patient has because each stage of decline has a set of characteris...   Read More


Neurogenic Dysphagia in Older Adults with Motor Disorders: Part 2

Jeanna Winchester, PhD

September 30, 2020

n Part One, we really had a strong focus on the central nervous system. In Part Two, we're going to touch on the central nervous system again when we talk about multiple sclerosis, but we really are g...   Read More

 


Dementia Diaries Part 1: Understanding the Types of Dementia

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP, CMDCP

September 24, 2020

This is the first part of a four-part series discussing the types of dementia. In this series, we are going to be looking at dementia symptoms that affect a population that we are dedicated to serving...   Read More

 


20Q: Addressing the Needs of Children and Teens with Traumatic Brain Injury

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 15, 2020

In this 20Q article, Dr. Ciccia answers questions regarding the prevalence of TBI and concussion in children and teens, and the communication issues that occur as a result. She provides very valuable...   Read More

 


Neurogenic Dysphagia in Older Adults with Motor Disorders, Part 1

Jeanna Winchester, PhD

September 11, 2020

This course began with something that is within my wheelhouse which is working with older adults with various types of neurodegenerative disorders and different types of neurogenic issues. Then, of co...   Read More

 


Healthcare Professionals & Covid-19: Navigating a New World with Older Adults

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

September 1, 2020

When COVID-19 hit, I often found myself in tears because the people I had been caring for were at high risk for the virus. I thought about the patients who live in skilled nursing facilities that were...   Read More

 


Diagnosis Dementia: Working with Patients with Dementia in Home Care under PDGM

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, MA, CCC-SLP

August 5, 2020

5.8 million Americans were diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other dementias in 2019. Dementia is not going away any time soon and there will be a continued need for us to work with these individuals. $29...   Read More


Using Nonstandardized Assessment to Evaluate Cognitive-Communication Abilities in Students with Traumatic Brain Injury

Jennifer Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

July 28, 2020

Most of this course could very easily apply to any type of acquired brain injury, including both traumatic and nontraumatic injuries. However, some of the statistics on incidence and prevalence I will...   Read More

  


Research Watch Report: Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Acquired Apraxia of Speech

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 14, 2020

Acquired apraxia of speech (AOS) is a motor speech disorder that results in decreased intelligibility and impaired prosody. Specifically, AOS results from damage to the motor planning and programming...   Read More