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Justifying Speech-Language Pathology Services in a Turbulent Health Care Environment

Robyn Earley, MA, CCC-SLP

October 4, 2017

Change is one constant in healthcare. And the thing that I have noticed ever since I joined the field of speech pathology as a clinical fellow (CF) is that change is constant, whether it be changes in...   Read More

     


Curriculum-Based Assessment & Intervention for Students with Brain Injury

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

October 4, 2017

When we think about brain injuries, many of us envision traumatic brain injuries (TBI) that occur in events like car accidents, or in cases of assault. Another type of brain injury, considered to be a...   Read More

 


Assessment of Patients with Low-Level Cognitive Function (Part 1)

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

September 27, 2017

My hope is to shed some light and insight on assessment for patients with low-level cognitive function based on my clinical experience and what is allowed per regulations. This is Part 1 of a two-part...   Read More

 


Functional Treatment for Acquired Brain Injury in Inpatient Rehabilitation

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

August 30, 2017

First, we will start with the mechanisms and symptoms of acquired brain injury (ABI). ABI is a true health crisis in the United States. Statistics show that in 2013, there were 2.5 million people who...   Read More

 


Our Aging Patients: Ethical Decision-making With the Aging Population

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

June 1, 2017

Ethics is currently a hot topic in the field. According to Kumer and colleagues, ethics is defined as a moral philosophy or a set of moral principles that determine what is right, good, virtuous, true...   Read More

  


Our Aging Patients: The Aging Swallow

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

May 23, 2017

Presbyphagia is the decline in swallowing that is associated with normal aging, and normal aging changes are not considered a disorder. However, when you add in secondary factors, multiple medical com...   Read More

  


Our Aging Patients: Effects of Aging on Communication

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

May 19, 2017

As we discuss the effects of aging on communication, we will address voice, speech, language, and cognition. Normal Aging FactorsThere are several factors associated with the aging voice (a.k.a presby...   Read More

 


Our Aging Patients: How to Handle End of Life Conversations

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

May 3, 2017

Ethical Considerations for End of LifeThe University of Washington Department of Bioethics says that there are four topics by which every problem in ethics should be judged. I call them “the WHs,”...   Read More

 


Documenting in Skilled Nursing Facilities: Part 1

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

March 3, 2017

Providing quality documentation for skilled services provided to Medicare beneficiaries begins with having an adequate understanding of regulations within the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual and your l...   Read More

   


Documenting in Skilled Nursing Facilities - Part 2

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

February 24, 2017

This course will describe best practices for documenting skilled levels of care provided by an SLP, including an in-depth review of goal creation, daily note documentation, and progress report writing...   Read More

  


ALS: A Clinical Population with Unique Communication Management and AAC Needs - Part 1

Kim Winter, MA, CCC-SLP

October 31, 2016

In terms of ALS epidemiology, ALS is fairly rare compared to other disorders and diagnoses that we might encounter in our clinical experiences. On average, there are about two out of 100,000 individua...   Read More

   


Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Seizure Disorders and the Effects of Antiepileptic Medications on Cognitive-Communicative Functions

Rima Abou-Khalil, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 26, 2016

Why Should SLPs Care About this Topic?We tend to work with neurogenic populations. Any kind of neurological damage increases a patient’s risk for seizures. Currently, the standard is that a person w...   Read More

  


Pearson's EBP Briefs: The Effectiveness of Academic Accommodations for School-Age Students with Traumatic Brain Injury

Erin J. Bush, PhD, CCC-SLP, Emily A. Burge, BA

September 9, 2016

Kelly has worked as a speech-language pathologist for three years in a rural school district. Her caseload includes kindergarten through high school students. One of Kelly’s colleagues, Mrs. Altig,...   Read More

  


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Comparing the Effects of Working Memory-Based Interventions for Children with Language Impairment

Kelly Farquharson, PhD, CCC-SLP, Chelsea E. Franzluebbers, MA, CCC-SLP

July 26, 2016

Katie is a school-based speech-language pathologist (SLP) in an elementary school that serves students in kindergarten through grade 6. She has a large and diverse caseload of children with speech and...   Read More

  


Navigating the Money Maze: How SLP Services are Reimbursed in Different Settings

Nancy B. Swigert, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

May 27, 2016

We are going to talk about the money maze. For clinicians, sometimes the whole concept of where money comes from is a bit removed from the fact that where the money comes from can determine what is on...   Read More

     


Optimizing Cognition: Neuroprotective practices you need to know

Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 20, 2016

My area of interest is adults with dementia and MCI so this course will have that focus. However, this information is completely relevant to any client on your caseload.If you look at the World Alzhei...   Read More

  


Forget Me Not...Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Dementia; Part 3: Evidence-based Treatments

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

May 17, 2016

The big question is, “Why does it matter?” What research is out there that is showing treatment to be effective? Why do we even bother? Well, 10 to 15 years ago when I started in this profession t...   Read More

 


Preserving Communication and Dignity at End of Life

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP

April 26, 2016

The natural dying process is a natural slowing of all body systems. The process is different for every individual. It is as different, really, as the birthing process. One person's labor may be a lot...   Read More

 


Forget Me Not...Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Dementia, Part 2: Where and When

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

April 26, 2016

When we are treating patients, we sometimes have a tendency to place excess disability on them. In other words, we do more for that patient than we necessarily should. We do not allow the patient to p...   Read More

 


Thriving in Skilled Nursing: Part 2

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

April 22, 2016

How did we get to where we are currently in the skilled nursing facility world? The way things are done currently began as a result of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987. As part of this ac...   Read More