The ultimate goal of all speech-language pathology services is to improve quality of life, according to our Scope of Practice. This course will demonstrate how to measure outcomes and formulate reimbursable goals to address quality of life in aphasia.
Course created on May 16, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to define quality of life.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least one measure of quality of life for aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the use of the Goal Attainment Scaling in writing goals and selecting therapy that addresses quality of life in aphasia.
|5-15 Minutes||Quality of Life measures in aphasia|
|15-20 Minutes||Stroke and Aphasia Quality of Life tool|
|20-35 Minutes||Goal Attainment Scaling and goal writing|
|35-45 Minutes||Case Example 1|
|45-50 Minutes||Case Example 2|
|50-55 Minutes||Case Example 3|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jacqueline Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Jacqueline Hinckley is currently Executive Director of Voices of Hope for Aphasia, a nonprofit serving people with aphasia. She is a clinical researcher and consultant with 25 years of clinical experience. Dr. Hinckley is the author of a book entitled Narrative- Based Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, which focuses on the use of narrative and phenomenological approaches in clinical practice and research. Dr. Hinckley is Associate Professor Emeritus at University of South Florida. She is Board Certified in Neurogenic Communication Disorders and serves on the Advisory Board of the National Aphasia Association. She is also the author of What Is It Like to Have a Communication Impairment? Simulations for Family, Friends, and Caregivers, and the author or co-author of numerous book chapters and journal articles on subjects relevant to treatment. She presents internationally on these topics.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.
Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.