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Neurogenics, Cognition, And Executive Function CEU Courses for SLPs

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The Spaced Retrieval Technique: A How-To for SLPs
Presented by Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Jan 4, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9973Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides an overview of the spaced retrieval technique, a cognitive intervention that can improve recall of functional information. It will discuss the evidence behind this technique and present case studies to demonstrate how to implement it with patients, including goal writing and documentation.

The Role of Resilience in Alzheimer's Dementia
Presented by Teresa Fair-field, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Jan 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #9981Level: Intermediate1 Hour
With current research focusing on resilience factors that may impact the presentation and severity of Alzheimer's, SLPs have an opportunity to activate an elder's best defense against the effects of dementia. This course focuses on health promotion activities to deploy across any adult/older adult population interested in building cognitive resilience in individual, group, and community health, even oneself!

Cognitive Evaluation and Intervention in Neurorehabilitation: Creating Meaningful Collaborations between OTs and SLPs
Presented by Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP, Elena V. Donoso Brown, PhD, OTR/L
Video
Course: #9923Level: Advanced4 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. This course covers interprofessional perspectives and practices for occupational therapists (OTs) and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) related to cognitive evaluation and intervention for individuals with acquired neurogenic disorders. Case studies are presented to demonstrate application of these concepts.

A Holistic Approach to Mild Cognitive Impairment
Presented by Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP, Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Jan 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #9980Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course defines mild cognitive impairment and outlines the risk factors that lead to cognitive decline. The breadth of research addressing diet and lifestyle strategies, which gives SLPs confidence to provide holistic patient education as part of a comprehensive plan of care is described. Additionally, education goals and application to the SLP scope of practice are discussed.

Mild Cognitive Impairment: Characteristics and Treatment, Part 3
Presented by Jeanna Winchester, PhD
Video
Course: #9910Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series on mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This course describes the relationship, including co-occurring risk factors, between MCI and diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chemotherapy, and Parkinson’s disease. It will also discuss how MCI can be differentiated from cognitive changes that occur in normally aging adults.

Mild Cognitive Impairment: Characteristics and Treatment, Part 2
Presented by Jeanna Winchester, PhD
Video
Course: #9909Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This course describes the anatomical and physiological deterioration observed in various types of mild cognitive impairment, and how the progression from MCI to dementia may be revealed via neuroimaging. The role of neuropsychiatric dysfunction in MCI and executive dysfunction is also discussed.

Mild Cognitive Impairment: Characteristics and Treatment, Part 1
Presented by Jeanna Winchester, PhD
Video
Course: #9902Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series on mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This course discusses characteristics, subtypes and diagnostic indicators of MCI, and identifies risk factors for the progression of MCI to dementia. Potential dangers related to polypharmacy in individuals with MCI are also addressed.

AAC Intervention for Adults with Acquired Physical Impairments
Presented by Katrina Fulcher-Rood, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #9880Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 4 of a four-part series. This course describes intervention strategies for adults with acquired physical disabilities - especially those with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - who use augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) devices. Intervention is discussed in terms of matching strategies to specific client characteristics and intervention stages of the disease.

AAC Physical Accessibility Strategies for Adults with Acquired Physical Impairments
Presented by Katrina Fulcher-Rood, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #9879Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a four-part series. This course focuses on ways to ensure that adults with acquired physical impairments are able to physically access and use their speech generating devices. Strategies such as adaptations to direct selection, switch scanning, head tracking, and eye gaze are discussed, along with how to match physical access method to client characteristics.

AAC Assessment for Adults with Acquired Physical Impairments
Presented by Katrina Fulcher-Rood, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #9866Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a four-part series. This course focuses on assessment strategies for adults with acquired physical impairments, specifically those with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Assessment areas and specific tools for each area are discussed, along with how to use assessment results to match features of speech-generating devices (SGDs) to an individual's needs.