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Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Aug 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #8541 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will review techniques for clear and effective communication as well as verbal and written communication with those from other cultures. This course will also discuss writing and selecting health materials and identifying assessment tools to ensure that clients understand the therapy services provided and have the skills needed to access, understand, and use health information.

Sensory Processing Disorder and Its Impact on Speech and Language in the Pediatric Population
Presented by Joleen R. Fernald, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Live WebinarThu, Aug 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8568 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Speech-language pathologists see children with a variety of communication challenges, often with co-morbid issues such as sensory processing disorder (SPD). This course will focus on SPD and its impact on speech/language skills as well as strategies to support the children with whom SLPs work.

Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Aug 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #8557 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course defines cultural and linguistic competency and related terms, and presents factors that may affect the ability to provide culturally and linguistically competent care. This course addresses the need for self-awareness in culturally and linguistically competent medical care, the differences between disease and illness, and factors that may influence a patient's experience of illness as well as the health beliefs and practices of some cultures. An approach to eliciting a patient’s cultural health beliefs in order to aid delivery of culturally appropriate treatments will be discussed.

Supervision of Supervisees in an Ethical Manner
Presented by Wren Newman, SLP.D, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Aug 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #8561 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will focus on the ethical treatment of supervisees. It will discuss the importance of confidentiality relative to supervisee performance, the need to avoid having more than one relationship with the supervisee, and recognizing the power differential between the supervisor and the supervisee. It will also address the supervisee with disabilities.

20Q: From Kanner to DSM 5 - Autism from an SLP Lens, Part I
Presented by Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8543 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will describe the changes in diagnostic criteria and practices from the time autism was first described by Leo Kanner in 1943 until the DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - Fourth Edition) criteria were published in 1994. This historical perspective will enable speech-language pathologists to gain a deeper understanding of how autism has evolved through the decades.

Stages of Development in AAC Competence
Presented by Trina Becker, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Sep 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #8571 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Looking for a way to classify skills of children who use augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) and track progress? This course will discuss stages of development in AAC that assist SLPs in defining level of functioning for appropriate evaluation and treatment planning.

Optimizing Voice and Breathing After Total Laryngectomy: Guidelines for Stomal Attachment Selection
Presented by Meaghan Kane-Benjamin, M.A., CCC-SLP
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Course: #8508 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course describes the various intraluminal and peristomal attachment options for attaching a Heat Moisture Exchange (HME) system and/or hands-free device. It will discuss how to select the appropriate attachment for your patient, techniques for placement/application of the attachment for optimal adhesion, and troubleshooting attachments for difficult stomal topography. This course is presented jointly with Atos Medical.

SIMQ: A Student Perspective of Simulations for Clinical Training
Presented by Samantha D Livengood, MS, CF-SLP
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Course: #8531 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course addresses the perspectives of a graduate student who has experienced simulations as part of her clinical training program. We will probe her thoughts on the strengths and limitations of this application. She will provide us with insights about how simulations can best be integrated into a graduate curriculum.

"Normal" Anatomical Findings during Flexible Endoscopy
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8510 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss anatomy of the nasal cavity, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx and larynx in adults, as viewed endoscopically. Normal variations in anatomy that would NOT necessitate referral to an ENT will be described.

Aspiration Pneumonia: It's Not Just Aspiration
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarTue, Sep 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #8578 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Do dysphagia and aspiration inevitably lead to aspiration pneumonia? Our current evidence base suggests that the answer is, in fact, no. This course will enable clinicians to identify the clients on their caseload who are at higher risk for illness and to identify and address those risk factors that can be modified to reduce the likelihood of aspiration-related illness.