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Evaluation of Speech/Resonance Disorders Secondary to Velopharyngeal Dysfunction, presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's

Course: #7916 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 615 Reviews
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This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Children with resonance disorders (hypernasality, hyponasality and cul-de-sac resonance) present challenges for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in all settings. This course is designed to provide simple, yet very reliable low-tech evaluation techniques for practicing SLPs who frequently or occasionally see clients with cleft palate, hypernasality, or suspected velopharyngeal dysfunction. (Part 1: Course 7915)

Course created on March 28, 2017

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the types of speech samples that should be included in the perceptual evaluation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to use low-tech methods, that can be used in any setting, to make an accurate differential diagnosis of resonance and velopharyngeal dysfunction.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the best way to obtain an intraoral examination and what is important to observe.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes VPI and its effect on speech and resonance
20-55 Minutes Perceptual evaluation
55-60 Minutes Instrumental evaluation
60-80 Minutes Intraoral evaluation
80-85 Minutes Recommendations
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Ann Kummer is employed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, SpeechPathology.com's cooperative partner for this event. Ann receives royalties on a patent for the Nasoscope; from Super Duper, Inc. for the Oral & Nasal Listener; and from Cengage Learning for the book, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: The Effects on Speech and Resonance. Nonfinancial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1.5 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 1.5 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

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.