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Assessment of Cognitive-Linguistic Skills: The SLP's Role in Acute Care

Course: #8194Level: Introductory 1 Hour 3800 Reviews

This course will review the rationale for completing cognitive-linguistic evaluations with adults in the acute care setting. Informal and formal assessments will be reviewed, as well as the role of the SLP in a multidisciplinary team.

Course created on October 24, 2017

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least 2 rationales for assessing cognitive-linguistic skills of patients in the acute care setting.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least 3 cognitive skills that are targeted during cognitive assessment and treatment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe 2-3 ways to formally and/or informally assess cognitive skills in the acute care setting.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Overview of cognitive-linguistic skills and assessment
10-20 Minutes Rationale for assessing cognitive skills in acute care
20-25 Minutes Formal cognitive assessments
25-40 Minutes Informal assessment of cognitive-linguistic skills
40-45 Minutes Interdisciplinary care and discharge planning
45-55 Minutes Case Study
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Lisa Mechler was paid an honorarium for this course by SpeechPathology.com. Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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