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Beyond Concussion: Repetitive Brain Trauma and Implications for Current SLP Practice

Course: #7497Level: Introductory1.5 Hour 95 Reviews

This course will provide an introduction to the cognitive-communication and neuropathophysiological characteristics of probable Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), and the differences between CTE and TBI and other neurodegenerative disorders. Assessment and treatment for cognitive-communication deficits associated with probable Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy will also be discussed. This course is open captioned.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and describe associated cognitive communication characteristics.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the cognitive communication and neurophysiological differences between Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Traumatic Brain Injury and other Neurodegenerative diseases.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify assessment and treatment protocols to address cognitive communication deficits associated with probable Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)?
20-30 Minutes Clinical and Neuropathophysiological Differences Between CTE and TBI.
30-40 Minutes Clinical and Neuropathophysiological Differences between CTE and Alzheimers disease.
40-50 Minutes Clinical and Neuropathophysiological Differences between CTE and other Neurodegenerative Disorders (Frontotemporal Dementia, Parkinsons disease, and Lewy Body Dementia)
50-65 Minutes CTE Assessment
65-80 Minutes CTE Treatment
80-90 Minutes Summary; Q&A

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