Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Hypokinetic Dysarthria in Parkinson's Disease: Current Insights and Clinical Implications

Course: #7170 Level: Advanced1 Hour 1443 Reviews
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This course will discuss the most recent insights into factors that may contribute to hypokinetic dysarthria in speakers with Parkinson’s disease. Further, studies on cued behavioral modifications (loud, clear, slowed speech) as treatment options for hypokinetic dysarthria in Parkinson’s disease will be discussed, including studies that specifically address these behavioral approaches for speakers with deep brain stimulation (DBS).

Course created on July 24, 2015

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Course Type: Video, Text

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list factors that may contribute to hypokinetic dysarthria in speakers with Parkinson's disease.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least two challenges for the assessment of speech in individuals with Parkinson's disease and how these challenges can be addressed.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least two behavioral modifications that are evidence-based treatment options for hypokinetic dysarthria in speakers with Parkinson's disease without deep brain stimulation (DBS).
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of deep brain stimulation (DBS) on speech in speakers with Parkinson's disease.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how behavioral modification treatments can be modified for speakers with Parkinson's disease and deep brain stimulation (DBS).

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction, Overview
10-20 Minutes Characteristics of hypokinetic dysarthria, characteristics of Parkinsons disease
20-30 Minutes Discussion of article 1: Factors that may contribute to hypokinetic dysarthria in speakers with Parkinson's disease
30-40 Minutes Discussion of article 2: Behavioral modifications as treatment approaches for hypokinetic dysarthria in speakers with Parkinson's disease
40-50 Minutes Discussion of article 3: The impact of DBS on speech in persons with Parkinson's disease and treatment options
50-55 Minutes Summary and Conclusions
55-60 Minutes Questions

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Antje Mefferd is an employee of Vanderbilt University. SpeechPathology.com has made a donation to Vanderbilt University's student educational program in appreciation of the presenters donating their time to the Vanderbilt Journal Club on SpeechPathology.com. Antje has received NIDCD grants to conduct research that may be discussed in this presentation. Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

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