This course provides a brief overview of narrative and conversational discourse. Emphasis is placed on the importance of discourse in patient-centered care and various approaches to incorporating discourse in aphasia rehabilitation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of patient-centered care in aphasia rehabilitation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe one approach to integrating narrative discourse into aphasia rehabilitation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe one approach to integrating conversational discourse into aphasia rehabilitation.
|5-15 Minutes||Life Participation Approach and the need for patient-centered care|
|15-30 Minutes||Narrative discourse and applications to aphasia rehabilitation|
|30-50 Minutes||Conversational discourse and applications to aphasia rehabilitation|
|50-55 Minutes||Discourse and aphasia: General considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Tricia Olea Santos, PhD, CCC-SLP
Tricia Olea Santos is an adjunct assistant professor at the School for Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas. She has over 20 years of clinical experience and 5 years of teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate level. Her primary research interests include discourse in healthy aging and adult neurogenic populations (aphasia, right hemisphere, dementia), adult dysphagia, health literacy and health education of the elderly, and therapy considerations when working with bilingual/bicultural adult populations. She also works in various medical settings as a per diem SLP. She has co-authored journal articles and a book chapter on topics pertinent to discourse in healthy aging and aphasia. She has also presented on these topics in national conventions.
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