Adult patients with post-stroke aphasia are typically thrust into recovery environments that impose rigid structure and that excel at revealing disabilities versus capabilities. This course will offer a potential mindset shift, focusing on service delivery that adheres to standards of practice while promoting self-efficacy through implementation of adult learning theory principles across care settings.
Course created on October 20, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to complete a critical self-evaluation regarding their current level of holistic care provided to patient with aphasia.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least 4 specific post-stroke wants reported by persons with aphasia and their caregivers.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the primary principles of 3 different adult learning theories.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Learner Outcomes|
|5-15 Minutes||Review of Person with Aphasia (PWA) Wants|
|15-20 Minutes||Left vs. Right Brain Processes|
|20-25 Minutes||Practice Guidelines|
|25-45 Minutes||Adult learning theories, including relationship to right/left brain and WHO model/practice guidelines|
|45-60 Minutes||Practical tools and applications for acute care|
|60-75 Minutes||Practical tools and applications for inpatient rehab|
|75-85 Minutes||Practical tools and applications for outpatient and beyond|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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Jennifer Kerr, MS, CCC-SLP
Jennifer Kerr is a clinical assistant professor at Missouri State University (MSU). She has over 15 years of clinical experience working with adult populations as a medical speech-language pathologist (SLP) and 7 years of teaching and supervisory experience at the university level. Her primary clinical interest areas are aphasia, motor speech disorders, cognitive-linguistic communication, and working with caregivers. Her primary focus as an educator includes teaching undergraduate communication sciences and disorders majors and mentoring and supervising SLP graduate students. Prior to joining the faculty at MSU, Jennifer was a clinical instructor at the University of Washington, which is where she also earned her master of science in speech-language pathology. She continues to work clinically in the medical setting as a per diem SLP. Jennifer also holds a bachelor of science in communication studies from the Florida State University.
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