Providing a prognosis for recovery for individuals with aphasia is an important part of clinical care, but accurate prediction is often limited. This course will discuss factors that influence recovery of language function following onset of aphasia, and biographical, behavioral, and medical variables that may aid provision of a prognosis.
Course created on November 7, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the critical components of language recovery in the acute, sub-acute and chronic phases of recovery.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the factors that influence decisions for discharge disposition.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the variables that may aid the provision of a prognosis for language recovery.
|5-25 Minutes||Critical components of language recovery in acute, sub-acute, and chronic phase of recovery|
|25-35 Minutes||Factors influencing discharge disposition|
|35-55 Minutes||Variables associated with prognosis for language outcome in aphasia|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Michael de Riesthal, PhD, CCC-SLP
Michael de Riesthal, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine), and Director of Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. His clinical and research interests include the management of neurologic speech, language, and cognitive disorders. Dr. de Riesthal teaches courses on the management of aphasia, motor speech disorders, and traumatic brain injury in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University.
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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