SpeechPathology.com Phone: 800-242-5183


Search

Continuing Education - Courses

20Q: Infection Control Strategies for SLPs
Presented by A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD
Text

Presenter

A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD
Course: #9729Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'This course gave specific information on how to protect against the spread of disease and products to be used that are most effective'   Read Reviews
Speech-language pathologists are expected by policy authorities to apply appropriate measures to protect patients, co-workers and themselves in clinical situations that may expose individuals to infectious microbes. 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 disinfecting and cleaning products.

Research Watch Report: Telepractice in Aphasia
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Text

Presenter

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9463Level: Advanced1 Hour
  'Glad to see some data being gathered on the effectiveness of teletherapy and tele evaluations'   Read Reviews
This Research Watch Report focuses on some of the most current research in telepractice assessment and intervention with people with aphasia (PWA). Three research articles are summarized, including a discussion of the rationale, methodology and results of each, and potential clinical applications of the evidence are described.

Research Watch Report: Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Acquired Apraxia of Speech
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Text

Presenter

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9226Level: Advanced1 Hour
  'I liked how it described effectiveness of different treatment methods and intensity of therapy with different severities'   Read Reviews
This Research Watch Report focuses on some of the most current research in the area of acquired apraxia of speech (AOS). Three research articles are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.

Research Watch Report: Quality of Life, Communication, and Swallowing in Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Text

Presenter

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9064Level: Advanced1 Hour
  'Important information on assessing quality of life as it relates to patients with ALS and their swallow/communication functioning'   Read Reviews
This Research Watch Report focuses on current research on quality of life among individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), as related to swallowing and communication. Three research articles are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.

SIMQ: Anatomy of a Simulation Lab
Presented by Nathan Spencer, BS, CHSOS
Text

Presenter

Nathan Spencer, BS, CHSOS
Course: #8947Level: Introductory1 Hour
  'Interesting'   Read Reviews
This SIMQ article will address the resources needed for an optimally functioning simulation lab. Resources such as personnel, equipment, and technologies will be discussed.

SIMQ: Telesupervision
Presented by Carol Szymanski, PhD, CCC-SLP, CHSE
Text

Presenter

Carol Szymanski, PhD, CCC-SLP, CHSE
Course: #8734Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'Interesting teletherapy supervisory information'   Read Reviews
In 2016, the Council for Clinical Certification revised implementation language of Speech Language Pathology Standard V-B to allow for the use of simulations to count towards clinical clock hours. In this SimQ article, we will focus on the impact of this change and offer ways to assure that students are obtaining clinical clock hours in a manner that complies with the standard.

SIMQ: Virtual and Augmented Reality
Presented by Carol C. Dudding, PhD, CHSE, CCC-SLP
Text

Presenter

Carol C. Dudding, PhD, CHSE, CCC-SLP
Course: #8718Level: Introductory1 Hour
  'Very helpful!'   Read Reviews
This article explores the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies in virtual and augmented reality. Participants will be provided information about the current state of these immersive technologies and challenged to consider their potential use in clinical education. The article provides a mix of theory and practice, and presents information with the intent to stimulate ideas.

20Q: Evaluation and Treatment of Speech/Resonance Disorders and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Presented by Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Text

Presenter

Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8729Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'This, combined with Dr'   Read Reviews
Children with speech and resonance disorders (hypernasality, hyponasality, and cul-de-sac resonance) and/or nasal emission present challenges for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in all settings. This article will help participants to recognize resonance disorders and the characteristics of velopharyngeal dysfunction, and provide appropriate management.


Career Center - Jobs


Content

20Q: Pediatric Augmentative and Alternative Communication Service-Delivery: Key Considerations

Jennifer Kent-Walsh, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA, Cathy Binger, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 12, 2021

An overview of contemporary considerations in pediatric augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) service delivery for speech-language pathologists and related professionals is described in thi...   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

  


20Q: Flexible Scheduling in the School Setting: Evidence-based options

Beth Byers, MS, CCC-SLP, Monica L. Bellon-Harn, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 8, 2021

This article discusses the evidence supporting shorter, more frequent treatment sessions for mild-moderate speech sound disorders in the school setting. Treatment intensity factors related to this del...   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

 


20Q: Putting Research into Practice: Application of Voice Science In the Therapy Room

Ryan Branski, PhD, Shirley Gherson, CCC-SLP

December 10, 2020

This article addresses real-life scenarios speech pathologists often come across when providing therapy to a patient with a voice disorder. Evidence-based treatment strategies and principles are discu...   Read More

 


20Q: Understanding Sensory Integration and Processing

Virginia Spielmann, MSc OT, PhD(C), Carrie Dishlip, MS, CCC-SLP

November 20, 2020

In this article, the authors will discuss how to recognize the role of sensory integration and processing in development. They will also talk about common patterns of sensory integration and processin...   Read More

  


20Q: A Comprehensive Pre-assessment Process for Differentiating Language Difference from Language Impairment in English Learners in Schools - Part 2

Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA

October 15, 2020

In this article, Dr. Roseberry will describe what is meant by Response to Intervention (RtI) and explain its components. She will then describe practical strategies for carrying out RtI with English l...   Read More

  


20Q: Face Masks and Communication - Implications for SLPs

Barbara E. Weinstein, PhD

October 2, 2020

A Q & A discussion of how face masks may impact communication in healthcare settings, particularly for people with hearing loss. In addition, this article reviews strategies for SLPs and other health...   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

 


20Q: Goal and Treatment Selection in Aphasia in 20 Sessions or Less

Jacqueline Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 10, 2020

In this article, Dr. Hinckley will discuss Goal Attainment Scaling and provide examples of activity-focused therapy goals. She will then describe characteristics of activity-focused therapy. Finally,...   Read More

 



Our site uses cookies to improve your experience. By using our site, you agree to our Privacy Policy.