This course is designed to introduce the clinician to the range of patient self-report measures for a variety of communication and swallowing disorders. Participants will understand the basic development of these measures and their application to clinical practice.
Course created on December 15, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the basic aims of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs).
- After this course, participants will be able to list the uses of PROMs in their practice settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to contrast the types of outcomes measures in communication and swallowing.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and overview|
|5-15 Minutes||Review of definitions|
|15-45 Minutes||Review of pertinent journal articles|
|45-55 Minutes||Application to clinical practice|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Barbara Jacobson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Barbara Jacobson, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and Associate Director of Medical Speech-Language Pathology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Jacobson and colleagues developed the Voice Handicap Index. She is the co-editor (with Alex Johnson) of Medical Speech Language Pathology, 3rd ed. Her interests include functional outcomes, voice manifestations of neurological disease, and patient-reported outcome measures.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Vanderbilt University - Bill Wilkerson Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Professional Area)
Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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