Approved for 1.00 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Evaluation Basics A. The Assessment B. Rancho Scale C. Four Common Diagnoses D. Cognitive-Linguistic E. Aphasia F. Dysarthria G. Dysphagia H. Review I. Summary Section 3: Cognitive-Linguistic Treatment A. Cognitive-Linguistic Interventions B. First Steps - Response to Stimulation C. Orientation Interventions D. Attention Interventions E. Eye Contact F. Attention to a Task G. Shifting Attention H. Simultaneous and Sustained Attention I. Review J. Summary Section 4: Aphasia and Dysarthria Interventions A. Receptive Aphasia B. Expressive Aphasia C. Dysarthria D. Phonation E. Resonance F. Prosody G. Articulation H. Education I. Review J. Summary Section 5: Dysphagia Interventions A. Dysphagia Management B. Sensory Changes C. Memory Issues D. Attention Deficits E. Mealtime Cognitive Strategies F. Behavioral Concerns G. Review H. Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!
Jessica graduated from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions with a Communication Science degree in 1995. She has more than 20 years of experience in public schools, early intervention, home health, and skilled nursing, serving as a Regional Director for a large, skilled nursing provider. Mrs. McCarthy has provided her expertise to companies during the validation and standardization phase of new language tests, and has performed on-line course reviews on numerous topics. She is the founder of Mosaic Care Management, a company that supports families and caregivers as they go through major medical events or elder care transitions. Her proudest role is that of wife to Tom McCarthy and mother of Caitriona and Michael. Disclosure: Jessica McCarthy, MS, CCC/SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.