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TherapyTravelers - September 2018

Veteran Affairs (VA) Courses CEU Courses for SLPs

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Neurogenic Dysphagia in Older Adults with Motor Disorders: Part 1
Presented by Jeanna Winchester, PhD
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Course: #9185Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series demonstrating the evidence related to neurogenic dysphagia resulting from various motor disorders in older adults. The bodily systems involved in dysphagia will be elucidated and advice for applying these concepts to clinical practice will be provided. Case studies of individuals with Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's and Lewy Body Dementia will be presented. (Part 2 is Course 9186)

Behavioral Frameworks for Dementia Management
Presented by Mary Beth Mason, PhD, CCC-SLP, Robert W. Serianni, MS, CCC-SLP, FNAP
Live WebinarTue, Oct 27, 2020 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #9473Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will focus on cognitive-communication intervention strategies for various dementia presentations and will provide a review of evidence-based treatment. Behavioral frameworks along with their rationales will be introduced and applied across several dementia types and mild, moderate and severe levels of impairment.

Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study Metrics Across the Lifespan, presented in partnership with Thieme Publishers
Presented by Debra M. Suiter, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Memorie M. Gosa, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarThu, Nov 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #9467Level: Advanced1 Hour
Standardization of measures used in the interpretation of videofluoroscopic swallow studies is necessary to facilitate communication across providers and to ensure the correct application of rehabilitation and compensatory strategies. This course will review the many videofluoroscopic swallow study metrics that are utilized across different stages of the lifespan, and report on the evidence that supports their correlation to treatment.

Voice Evaluation - Beyond the Basics
Presented by Barbara Prakup, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #7550Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will provide evidence-based information to refresh and update the SLP's knowledge on the topic of clinical voice evaluation, in the areas of perceptual and instrumental assessment of the voice. This course is open captioned.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for SLPs: Practice updates
Presented by William Evans, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8899Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course will review the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for SLPs, with a focus on counseling and behavioral change for adults with aphasia or cognitive deficits following acquired brain injury. Literature updates and case examples from the presenter's clinical practice will be included.

End-of-Life Care for the SLP Part 3: Grief, Spirituality & the Good Death
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
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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.

End-of-Life Care for the SLP Part 2: Roles, responsibilities, and ethics
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
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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 1: How and where we die
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
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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
Presented by Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8885Level: Introductory3 Hours
This 3-part course will introduce SLPs to topics related to end-of-life care, including how and where people die, the role of SLPs and the application of ethical principles in end-of-life situations, and the issues of grief, spirituality and the "good death."

Dysphagia after Traumatic Brain Injury: Etiology and Evaluation
Presented by Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS
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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.