With current research focusing on resilience factors such as sleep and exercise that may impact the presentation and severity of Alzheimer's, SLPs have an opportunity to activate an elder's best defenses against the effects of dementia. This course focuses on health promotion activities to deploy in individual, group, and community health settings, across any adult/older adult population interested in building cognitive resilience.
Course created on January 11, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to list the top 5 resilience factors with an impact on cognitive health.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the evidence-based best approach to exercise for the older adult.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the sleep factors that are linked to dementia, based on recent literature.
|5-10 Minutes||Scope of Alzheimer’s dementia and differential diagnosis|
|10-20 Minutes||State of the science|
|20-30 Minutes||Identifying resilience factors|
|30-40 Minutes||Exercise & lifestyle approaches|
|40-55 Minutes||Sleep findings and factors|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L graduated from Pacific University in Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in 1993, and from Chatham University with an OTD post-professional doctorate in 2016. She has worked through the lifespan from early intervention through acute settings, home health, elder health, and end-of-life care. Her primary role is Education Specialist for Select Rehabilitation.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.1 ASHA CEUs
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, 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.