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LPAA for Dementia: Implications Across the Healthcare Continuum

Course: #8830Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 1241 Reviews

This is Part 4 of the five-part series, Five Fresh Perspectives on Applying LPAA Principles to Treatment for Neurogenic Communication Disorders. This webinar outlines specific application of the life participation approach (LPAA) to people with dementia. Cases across the healthcare continuum are discussed. (Part 1: Course 8886, Part 2: Course 8887, Part 3: Course 8891, Part 5: Course 8895)

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the evidence behind life participation approaches for people with dementia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain training approaches for professional and family caregivers to support life participation of people with dementia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 goals that incorporate LPAA for people with dementia.

Course created on May 2, 2019


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Review of LPAA
10-15 Minutes Considerations for LPAA in people with dementia
15-20 Minutes Case 1- LPAA for someone with dementia in acute care
20-25 Minutes Case 2 LPAA for someone with dementia in a skilled nursing facility
25-30 Minutes Case 3 LPAA for someone with dementia living in the community
30-40 Minutes Professional and paraprofessional caregiver training considerations
40-50 Minutes Family caregiver training considerations
50-55 Minutes Communicating LPAA for dementia to other healthcare professionals and administrators
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Natalie Douglas received an honorarium from SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. She has received ASHFoundation grant funding for her research in this area. She also receives fees for speaking and consulting in this topic area. Nonfinancial: Natalie is an Aphasia Access member.

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

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