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Understanding Mental Health in Older Adults

Gabrielle Juliano-Villani, LCSW

January 24, 2023

Mental health issues concerning older adults are discussed. Topics include the intersection between mental and physical health, symptoms of common mental health disorders in this population, and refer...   Read More

  


Leadership in Healthcare

Claire Aloan, MS, RRT-NPS, FAARC

July 14, 2022

The importance of leadership in healthcare, and methods of developing critical leadership skills.   Read More


Successful Conflict Management Within Multidisciplinary Teams

Mira Rollins, OTR/L

June 6, 2022

This course identifies common sources of conflict in high-stress, fast-paced healthcare work environments. It discusses practical techniques to effectively manage these conflicts, including which stra...   Read More


HIPAA for Allied Health Professionals

Kim Cavitt, AuD

May 16, 2022

This course discusses the foundational components of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA): Privacy (including protected health information), Security, Breach Notification, a...   Read More


Communicating in Difficult Situations

Kelli Marshall, MS, CCC-SLP

April 21, 2022

Collaborative service delivery can often lead to communicating in difficult situations for many speech-language pathologists. Whether the SLP is communicating with colleagues or families, emotionally...   Read More

 


Covid-19 With Older Adults: An Update (Reboot)

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

February 9, 2022

Therapy practitioners serve an important role for older adults amidst COVID-19 as we address ADL, safety, quality of life, mental health, and other areas directly impacted by this virus. Our contribut...   Read More


Decreasing Caregiver Burnout

Mira Rollins, OTR/L

February 7, 2022

This course describes specific symptoms of caregiver burnout, practical techniques to decrease their burnout, caregiver resources, and billable interventions and goals that can be incorporated into th...   Read More


20Q: Becoming a Medical SLP: From NICUs to SNFs and Everything in Between

Kristie A. Spencer, PhD, CCC-SLP, Jacqueline Daniels, MA, CCC-SLP, Tamar Nir, MA, CCC-SLP

January 20, 2022

An overview of a career in Medical Speech-Language Pathologist, including the wide range of possible employment settings, interdisciplinary colleagues, and clinical caseload considerations.   Read More

  


Perspective-Taking: Understanding Challenges, Fears and Joys of Parents of Children with Special Needs

Christy Jones-Hudson, MA, IMH-E®

June 14, 2021

Learn about serving and working with diverse populations including parents of children with special needs.   Read More

   


Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others

Kathy Pillow-Price, EdD

June 14, 2021

Learn about burnout, compassion fatigue, and secondary trauma and how they can be prevented.   Read More

 


20Q: Infection Control Guidelines for SLPs

A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD

June 7, 2021

This article provides practical guidelines for implementing infection control principles within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, including discussion of personal protective equipment (PPE) and di...   Read More

 


Working with Students and Patients from Generation Z

Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 5, 2021

This course explores what social scientists tell us about Gen Z's strengths and limitations, and how best to adapt education, training and clinical service provision for these individuals.   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


Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the Healthcare Triple Aim

Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

June 5, 2020

I'm really excited to talk about a topic that most people ask what the Triple Aim is and how does it apply to us? A friend actually asked why I like to speak on such a boring topic and that stuck with...   Read More

 


Stress, Trauma and Mindfulness: Self-Care for Healthcare Professionals

Nicole Steward, MSW, RYT

April 22, 2020

Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain and tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Being stressed is not a normal state, even though it may feel like it in today's wor...   Read More


Entrepreneurship for the SLP Professional, Part 1

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

April 22, 2019

This is a two-part series, and in Part 1 we will define the roles between a tradesperson and business owner, look at various legal structures and weigh the pros and cons of cash versus insurance based...   Read More

 


Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

April 4, 2019

During this course, we are going to define cultural and linguistic competency. I will shorten that to “cultural competency” throughout the rest of the session rather than saying the longer full ph...   Read More

   


Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education

March 26, 2019

Health literacy is the ability to read, compute, understand, and act on health information, to make informed decisions. Low health literacy is a serious threat to the wellbeing of persons seeking medi...   Read More


Supervising SLPAs: Serving Clients and Extending the Profession

Sheila King, MS, CCC-SLP

January 11, 2019

My hope is that you find something that you can take back and use with renewed enthusiasm for taking on the challenge of being a supervisor. It can be very challenging, but it also can be very rewardi...   Read More

 


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Interprofessional Education for Preprofessional Speech-Language Pathologists and General-Education Teachers

Danika Pfeiffer, MS, CCC-SLP, Stacey L. Pavelko, PhD, CCC-SLP, Susan Ingram, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 8, 2018

Do preprofessional speech-language pathology (SLP) and general-education students (P) who have interprofessional opportunities when providing language interventions to children with language impairmen...   Read More


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