EBS - SLP Opportunities - January 2019

Veteran Affairs (VA) Courses CEU Courses for SLPs

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Dysphagia after Traumatic Brain Injury: Etiology and Evaluation
Presented by Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS
Video
Course: #8815Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will discuss dysphagia following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Specifically, etiology, characteristics, and assessment of dysphagia following TBI will be addressed.

End-of-Life Care for the SLP Part 1: How and where we die
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, May 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8859Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series. This course will introduce issues related to end-of-life care, including the contemporary experience of dying in America, common care settings, and patient values at the end of life.

End-of-Life Care for the SLP Part 2: Roles, responsibilities, and ethics
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, May 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8861Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series. This course will provide an introduction to the important role that SLPs can play in caring for people near the end of life, and the application of ethical principles to end-of-life situations. Several case studies will be presented.

End-of-Life Care for the SLP Part 3: Grief, Spirituality & the Good Death
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, May 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8867Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series. This course will provide an introduction to the emotional and spiritual issues related to end-of-life care and how the SLP can support patients in having a "good death." Suggestions for changing institutional landscapes to support quality end-of-life care will be discussed.

Burnout Among Helping Professionals: Challenging Workplaces or Sign of Depression?
Presented by Michael J. Flahive, PhD, CCC-SLP/A
VideoAudio
Course: #8739Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will explore the emerging concern among helping professionals (e.g., SLPs) that clinicians are at risk for occupational burnout. Evidence will be provided, critical factors examined and potential solutions for SLPs and audiologists will be proposed.

OASIS Process Measures: Following best practices
Presented by Roberto I. Friedman, MA, CCC-SLP, MSHA, COS-C
VideoAudio
Course: #8660Level: 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.

Skilled Nursing Facility and Medicare Part A Patient Driven Payment Model
Presented by Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT
Video
Course: #8659Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will provide an overview of the new Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), which will be implemented to replace the current Resource Utilization Groups - Version Four (RUG-IV) system in October of 2019. The course will provide an overview of all case mix indexes in addition to detailed analysis of the speech-language pathology updates.

Using the CLQT⁺ to Shape Clinical Decisions, presented in partnership with Pearson Clinical Assessment
Presented by Nancy Helm-Estabrooks, Sc.D
Video
Course: #8618Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will use a case study to review the components, administration, scoring and interpretation of the Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test-Plus (CLQT+). The cognitive/linguistic profile of the case will be fleshed out with results of additional testing and all information will be used for diagnosis and treatment planning.

Mild Cognitive Impairment: Definition and Diagnosis
Presented by Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8619Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Early identification of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a global priority and research shows that language deficits are significant early indicators. This course will focus on the best assessments and patterns of cognitive-linguistic performance that differentiate MCI from healthy aging, and the role of the SLP.

Standardization in Dysphagia: Talking Points on Terminology and Techniques
Presented by Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Video
Course: #8617Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Practice in the assessment and management of dysphagia can vary both within a facility and across facility settings. This variation has an impact on patient outcomes as well as the ability to have effective interdisciplinary communication for the maximum benefit of the patient. This course will explore differences in terminology and techniques related to the assessment and management of patients with dysphagia, and will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of creating a standard protocol.