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LGBTQ Cultural Competence: Improving Care to the LGBTQ Community
Presented by Liz Margolies
Course: #1033609 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The course addresses the health disparities of individuals who are LGBTQ (Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender) based on the social determinants of health, including barriers to accessing care, lack of routine sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data collection, discrimination, and lack of provider knowledge about LGBTQ health.

Tools for Skeptical Thinking: Evaluating Science and Pseudoscience
Presented by Gregory Lof, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA
Course: #8250 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
As clinicians we must be skeptical of many therapy procedures and marketed products because they may be based on pseudoscience and quackery. Participants will learn how to evaluate claims being made about products and procedures so they can select methods that are evidence- and science-based.

Creating Communication Care Plans in Long-term Care
Presented by Christen Guffey Page, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8191 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will introduce a new tool, a communication care plan, as a person-centered approach to facilitate communication between certified nursing assistants, therapists, and residents in long-term care facilities, and enhance treatment carryover into daily care. Participants will learn how to develop a communication care plan, write treatment goals associated with the plan, and understand the importance of providing professional support for certified nursing assistants.

HIV and AIDS Overview
Presented by Leigha Jansen, EdD, CCC-A
Course: #8254 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course was designed for healthcare professionals that need a 1- or 2-hour HIV/AIDS course for compliance/regulatory purposes. This presentation contains explicit content due to the nature of the topic and is for adult viewing only - please use discretion when viewing the material. This course updates healthcare workers on HIV/AIDS including statistics, causes, symptoms, transmission, the disease process, protective uses and containment in the healthcare setting. Florida rules, regulations and laws form the foundation of this course.

HIPAA: Understanding Privacy Issues in Speech-Language Pathology
Presented by K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert AVT
Course: #8154 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will address the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and its application within Speech-Language Pathology. Topics addressed will include who and what is covered by HIPAA, administrative safeguards, penalties for non-compliance, and how HIPAA relates to other laws, such as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HI-TECH) Act.

Achieving Health Equity for LGBTQ People
Presented by Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH
Course: #1033590 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Engagement of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) populations is critical to providing culturally responsive care and population-based health to reduce health disparities. This course provides an overview of LGBTQ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBTQ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Participants will also learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQ patients.

Meditation & Breath Work: The Missing Link for Neurorehabilitation
Presented by Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP, Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #8083 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Meditation and mindfulness practices have been shown to have a measurable and positive impact on the brain, the body, emotional regulation, cognitive-linguistic function and overall health. This course will review the research and instruct participants in specific, evidence-based techniques for integrating meditation into speech-language pathology practice.

Breaking the Silence of a Communication Disorder
Presented by Marilee Fini, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #8085 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Having a communication disorder can lead to silence and isolation as well as a wide array of feelings for the individual and family. Through unique and creative strategies, the silence can be broken in order to foster authentic communication skills in real life situations.

Justifying Speech-Language Pathology Services in a Turbulent Health Care Environment
Presented by Robyn Earley, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #8076 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Have you ever experienced the misperception that the Speech-Language Pathologist is an optional member of the rehabilitation team? This course will discuss how change in the healthcare environment requires Speech-Language Pathologists to proactively dispel this perception. It will highlight the critical importance of their role in ensuring positive patient outcomes through lessons from the field.

Optimizing Interprofessional Education and Practice
Presented by Sandra Barker Dunbar, DPA, OTR/L, FAOTA
Course: #1033580 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide information about the 2016 interprofessional collaborative standards, literature related to evidence of best practice strategies, and case examples of Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Interprofessional Practice (IPP). The audience will learn interprofessional competencies and various ways to assess them in the academic and/or clinical settings.