This is Part 1 of a two-part series which will provide guidance on the assessment and treatment of adults who present with low level cognitive functioning. This course will examine methods for the speech-language pathologist on the evaluation of patients, including methods for collecting baseline data and creation of functional, measurable, and timely goal targets based on analysis of clinical findings. (Part 2: Course 8115)
Course created on July 11, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe key assessment baseline areas for individuals who present with low level cognitive functioning.
- After this course, participants will be able to define methods for goal creation based on clinical findings examined during evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain best practices for documenting a comprehensive plan of care for individuals with low-level cognitive functioning.
|5-25 Minutes||Review of baseline data collection|
|25-45 Minutes||Review of comprehensive plan of care areas needed for documentation|
|45-55 Minutes||Review of best practice for creation of functional, measurable goals|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT
Renee Kinder currently serves as Director of Clinical Education for Encore Rehabilitation Services. Additionally, she acts as Professional Development Manager for the American Speech Language Hearing Association’s special interest group for Gerontology and is a member of community faculty for the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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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.