This is Part 3 of a four-part series. This course will orient SLPs to risk factors and long-term effects of polypharmacy and COVID-19 as they relate to cognitive decline, dysphagia and speech/language disorders in children, teens and adults. Factors contributing to polypharmacy in these populations during the COVID-10 pandemic will be described.
Please note: This course is also available as part of a 4-hour course, "Polypharmacy & the SLP during the COVID-19 Pandemic" (Course 9430). By completing this course, you will NOT be eligible to complete the 4-hour course for CEU credit.
Course created on September 24, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the risks of polypharmacy associated with dysphagia, speech-language disorders and cognitive decline.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the factors contributing to polypharmacy in children, teens and adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the long-term effects of polypharmacy on cognition in individuals with COVID-19.
|5-15 Minutes||Polypharmacy, cognition & speech-language function|
|15-25 Minutes||COVID-19 & cognitive decline|
|25-35 Minutes||COVID-19 & speech-language/cognitive disorders in children and teens|
|35-55 Minutes||COVID-19 & dysphagia/cognitive disorders in adults|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jeanna Winchester, PhD is a clinical cognitive neuroscientist who specializes in neurodegeneration and aging. She is a professor, a published author, and a scientist.
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