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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

 


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

My first job as an speech-language pathologist (SLP) was working in the public schools. At that time, I was seeing each child twice a week for half an hour in a group. In addition, I was giving each c...   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


Clinical Decision-making in Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Students: Quantitative Findings

Carol C. Dudding, PhD, CHSE, CCC-SLP, Danika Pfeiffer, MA, CCC-SLP

July 2, 2018

Clinical decision-making, a product of critical thinking, is defined as a “contextual, continuous, and evolving process,” where data are “gathered, interpreted, and evaluated” in order to make...   Read More


HIPAA: Understanding Privacy Issues in Speech-Language Pathology

K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert AVT

January 17, 2018

What is HIPAA, what does it mean, and what are the areas that we need to focus on as speech-language pathologists? Many people try to spell HIPAA like H-I-P-P-A or H-I-P-P-O. It is H-I-P-A-A, which st...   Read More

 


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

     


SLP Considerations in Pain Management

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP, Vienna Lafrenz, PhD

June 21, 2017

Epidemiology of PainThe Ethics and Health Policy Related to Pain emphasizes that medical professionals (including allied health professionals) must ask the following questions to effectively manage pa...   Read More

 


Burnout Be Gone: Finding Wholeness Again

Melissa Page Deutsch, MS, CCC-SLP, CPCC, ACC

April 24, 2017

I became interested in the concept of “burnout” because, as a speech pathologist and a coach, I feel like my mission is to help people find what is inside of them that can help them to live their...   Read More

 


Leadership and the Art of Influencing Others, presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's

Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 17, 2017

I believe that being able to influence others is a valuable skill. During this course, we will review definitions of key concepts, such as influence, power, leader and leadership, and discuss how thes...   Read More


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