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Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Treatment for Communication Deficits in Primary Progressive Aphasia

Course: #7027 Level: Advanced1 Hour 73 Reviews

Individuals with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) are being referred more frequently for speech-language pathology (SLP) services. This is due to improved diagnostic criteria and increased knowledge of physicians regarding the expanding treatment literature for this clinical population. In this presentation, the most current diagnostic criteria for PPA and a review of the SLP treatment literature will be discussed.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the three subtypes of PPA.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the distinguishing characteristics of each subtype.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the management principles for PPA.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe three treatment approaches for PPA.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introduction
10-30 Minutes Background
30-55 Minutes Evidence-based research
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with Vanderbilt University Bill Wilkerson Center.

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