The Speech Language Pathologist’s role in palliative care is often misunderstood or unrecognized. This course will demonstrate how the SLP can make valuable contributions to the palliative care process throughout a myriad of settings - including home health, skilled nursing rehab, long-term care, assisted living and acute care - by helping the patient maximize his/her functional abilities to improve quality of life.
- After this course, participants will be able to list similarities and differences between palliative care and hospice care.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of maintenance therapy in palliative care.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ways rehabilitation can provide skilled therapy within the context of maintenance therapy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify opportunities for SLPs to participate in palliative care in the acute care, post-acute care and outpatient settings.
|5-15 Minutes||Rehab therapy defined|
|15-35 Minutes||SLP role in palliative care in acute care and outpatient|
|35-55 Minutes||SLP role in palliative care in long term care and assisted living|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, is the Regional Director of Rehab Education and Development for Care One Management, LLC where she oversees programs to educate rehab staff on clinical practice, documentation, regulatory compliance, and professional development. She is a member of ASHA’s Health Care Economics Committee and SIG 13 Professional Development Management Committee. In addition to coding/reimbursement, Katie specializes in dysphagia and voice disorders.
Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT
Renee is a speech-language pathologist and currently serves as Director of Clinical Education for Encore! Rehabilitation. Renee is also the author of McKnight's Long Term Care News "Rehab Realities" blog, is a member of community faculty for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Associations (ASHA) Healthcare and Economics Committee where she serves as the RUC Alternate Advisor to the American Medical Association's Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee (HCPAC). Additionally she maintains active membership in ASHA's Special Interest Groups for Swallowing, Neurology, and Gerontology and currently serves as Professional Development Manager for Gerontology and State Advocate for Medicare Policy (StAMP) for the state of Kentucky.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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 0.1 CEUs for this program.
Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1 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 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
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.