This is Part 1 of the three-part series, Connecting to Communicate: A Telepractice Series. What is telepractice? How is it different from telemedicine, telehealth, or connected health? Why are schools, hospitals, and other facilities utilizing distance technology to provide diagnostic and treatment interventions for individuals with communication disorders across the lifespan? In this course, telepractice will be defined and examples of telepractice service delivery models will be described. Current professional standards and other policies that shape telepractice service delivery also will be presented.
Course created on April 5, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to define telepractice as a service delivery model within Speech-language pathology.
- After this course, participants will be able to list examples of telepractice service delivery models.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the pertinent professional standards and policies that govern evidence-based telepractice service delivery.
|5-15 Minutes||Defining the Terminology: Telehealth, Telemedicine, & Telepractice|
|15-35 Minutes||Examples of Telepractice Service Delivery Models|
|35-55 Minutes||Professional Standards & Policies Governing Evidence-based Telepractice Service Delivery|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT
K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT is a Professor, speech-language pathologist, and a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist (Cert. AVT). For more than 20 years, his professional focus has been serving young children with hearing loss and their families who are learning to listen and acquire spoken language. Over the past decade, Dr. Houston has incorporated telepractice into his service delivery and continues to provide direct services each week, both in-person and through telepractice, to young children with hearing loss and their families. He has authored/edited three recent books through Plural Publishing: Telepractice In Speech-Language Pathology (2014), Assessing Listening and Spoken Language in Children with Hearing Loss (with Dr. Tamala Bradham, 2015), and Telepactice In Audiology (with Dr. Emma Rushbrooke, 2016).
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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
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