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Neurogenics/Cognition/Executive Function CEU Courses for SLPs

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Home Health PDGM: What Therapists Need to Know Now
Presented by Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, HCS-O, Diana L Kornetti, PT, MA, HCS-D
Video
Course: #1033659 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The most significant payment model change in over 20 years will move from concept to reality January 1, 2020. It may seem like there is plenty of time to prepare for impact, but this model will remove the relationship between the number of therapy visits and reimbursement, causing additional anxiety for therapists working in home health. This course will break down the key components of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and provide strategies for therapists to articulate value beyond the visit.

Guided Metaphors and Their Use in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Speech Disorders
Presented by Tim Mackesey, CCC-SLP, BRS-FD
VideoAudio
Course: #8741 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The integration of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and guided metaphors with behavioral models of SLP delivery is often vital to unleashing confidence and the courage to communicate. This course will demonstrate how stories can be used as metaphors to help improve outcomes for individuals with speech disorders.

Ethical Practice in Aging Care
Presented by Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP
Live WebinarTue, Feb 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #8755 Level: Introductory1 Hour
As healthcare and reimbursement are changing, therapists often find themselves facing questions of ethics when working with clients who are aging. This course will review the principles of bioethics and how they apply to SLPs working with aging adults. Decision-making scenarios will be presented and discussed for application of knowledge.

A Dementia Primer for Speech-Language Pathologists
Presented by Barbara E. Weinstein, PhD
VideoAudio
Course: #8732 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) has been identified as a potentially modifiable risk factor for dementia. ARHL and dementia are costly conditions because of their marked impact on social functioning, health outcomes and well-being. This course will provide an overview of dementia, its connections to hearing loss, and therapeutic modifications SLPs can employ to optimize audibility and communication.

Designing, Selecting, and Implementing AAC Supports for Adults with Moderate-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Presented by Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Mar 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8776 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will focus on the process of selecting and implementing augementative/alternative communication (AAC) supports that are functional and personally relevant for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Demonstration of various strategies for clinical use, depicted through case-study examples, will also be included.

ALS: Impact on Nutrition
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8720 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will discuss nutrition options - including percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) - as well as strategies to use at mealtime. Culture and religion can influence acceptance of a feeding tube; therefore, a patient's decision should be documented in an Advanced Directive. Resources for the SLP and patient will be reviewed. (Part 1: Course #8717, Part 2: Course #8719)

ALS: Advantages and Disadvantages of Exercise
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8719 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will discuss the pros and cons of exercise, including expiratory muscle strength training, for individuals with ALS. Research and the ALS.org's view on exercise will be presented, as well as information about the efficacy of exercise for this population. (Part 1: Course #8717, Part 3: Course #8720)

Effective Documentation in Aging Care: Cognitive-Communication Disorders
Presented by Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP
Live WebinarTue, Mar 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8798 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Effective clinical documentation has never been more important for the Speech-Language Pathologist than it is in today’s healthcare climate. This course will help SLPs working with the aging population to effectively document skilled care for aging patients with cognitive-communication disorders.

ALS: Medications and Oral Care
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8717 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will identify medication and complementary alternative medicine that may be used by patients to treat ALS. The importance of saliva management and mouth care as a critical component of their daily care will be discussed, along with strategies.

OASIS Process Measures: Following best practices
Presented by Roberto I. Friedman, MA, CCC-SLP, MSHA, COS-C
VideoAudio
Course: #8660 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide an explanation of the process measures found in the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS). It will address changes that will be implemented in the OASIS-D beginning in January 2019.