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

Course: #7027 Level: Advanced1 Hour 364 Reviews
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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.

Course created on April 27, 2015

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Course Type: Video, Audio

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

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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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Michael deRiesthal 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. Non-financial: No non-financial relationships to disclose.

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.

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

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.