Based on the textbook Medical Speech-Language Pathology Across the Care Continuum, this course explores medical SLP across settings (including acute care, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and pediatrics), and collaborators, workflows, and diagnosis and treatment principles for each. Neuroimaging, pharmacology, and lab tests are discussed, and case studies demonstrate application of concepts across the care continuum.
To complete this course, you will need to read Medical Speech-Language Pathology Across the Care Continuum. If you do not already have a copy of the textbook, you can purchase it at Plural Publishing.
Course created on January 3, 2024
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the difference in the scope, roles, and key collaborators across primary settings where medical speech-language pathology is practiced.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to develop a plan of care that is appropriate to each of the described settings, integrating key collaborators and workflow considerations within each setting.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how neuroimaging, pharmacology, and laboratory test results can enhance understanding of their patient’s condition.
PhD CCC-SLP, FASHA, FNAP
Alex Johnson is Provost Emeritus at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston and Founder of Health Professions Leadership Resources, a consulting firm.
PhD CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Barbara Jacobson recently retired as Associate Director of Medical Speech-Language Pathology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Hearing and Speech Science.
PhD CCC-SLP, MPH
Megan Schliep is a faculty member in Communication Sciences and Disorder at MGH Institute of Health Professions and a clinical speech-language pathologist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, MA.
Bridget Perry is the Program Director for the Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology program at the MGH Institute and a clinical speech-language pathologist at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.
Barbara Jacobson - Financial: Barbara Jacobson co-authored and receives royalties for the textbook upon which this course is based. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
Megan Schliep - FInancial: Megan Schliep co-authored and receives royalties for the textbook upon which this course is based. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
Bridget Perry - Financial: Bridget Perry co-authored and receives royalties for the textbook upon which this course is based. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Plural Publishing, which publishes the textbook, Medical Speech-Language Pathology: Across the Continuum of Care upon which this course is based.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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1.55 ASHA CEUs
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