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
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 2 rationales for assessing cognitive-linguistic skills of patients in the acute care setting.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least 3 cognitive skills that are targeted during cognitive assessment and treatment.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 2-3 ways to formally and/or informally assess cognitive skills in the acute care setting.
|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|
Lisa Mechler, MS, CCC-SLP
Lisa Mechler, MS, CCC-SLP received her graduate degree in Communication Disorderes from San Francisco State University in 2009. She has worked in acute care since then with some experience also in SNF and outpatient settings. Most recently, Lisa worked for nearly seven years as the primary SLP on the neurology and neurosurgery floors and in the neuro ICU at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, CA. She also worked as the Clinical Education Coordinator at Stanford for nearly three years, where she coordinated the SLP, PT, and OT student programs for the acute care Student Rehab Program. Lisa has begun pursuing other professional opportunities at Stanford, yet maintains a strong passion for advocating for patients with cognitive-linguistic disorders and ensuring the SLP is part of a multidisciplinary team in acute care hospitals.
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