Cleft Palate - What do I hear? What do I do?

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the perceptual speech characteristics of velopharyngeal dysfunction regarding resonance, airflow and articulation. After this course, participants will be able to identify the structural-functional implications of oral anomalies in children presenting with speech problems. After this course, participants will be able to list instruments for assessing velopharyngeal function for speech. After this course, part...
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EBP for Working with Adults Who Stutter: Four Clinical Profiles

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to explain the philosophy of, and techniques belonging to the Fluency Shaping, Stuttering Modification, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy approaches. After this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate responses to counseling challenges coming from adult clients who stutter, especially those who have had little to no therapy prior to the time they seek you out. After this course, participants will be able to...
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HIPAA: Defining Privacy Issues in Speech-Language Pathology

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of HIPAA and its application to Speech-Language Pathology. After this course, participants will be able to define covered entities that are covered by the Privacy Rule. After this course, participants will be able to define Protected Health Information (PHI). After this course, participants will be able to describe how HIPAA interacts with other laws, such as the HI-TECH Act, in the practice of...
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Integrating Literacy Learning into Therapy for Students with AAC Needs

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe strategies providing alternative access to reading and writing materials for students who use AAC. After this course, participants will be able to identify tools for emergent literacy assessment. After this course, participants will be able to describe methods for embedding literacy activities into AAC therapies. After this course, participants will be able to identify resources for additional information in ...
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Therapy for the Child with Cleft Palate or Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify articulation distortions that can and should be treated with therapy. After this course, participants will be able to identify articulation distortions that cannot be treated with speech therapy. After this course, participants will be able to describe therapeutic pedagogy with which therapy should begin. After this course, participants will be able to describe therapy techniques which can be used to teach co...
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Cranial Nerves and Dysphagia: Making the Connection

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify the cranial nerves associated with swallow function. After this course, participants will be able to identify the muscles innervated by the cranial nerves. After this course, participants will be able to identify stages of the swallow with their associated cranial nerve. After this course, participants will be able to list disease processes that can contribute to cranial nerve dysfuntion. After this course, ...
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Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club - Returning to Learning Following Sports-Related Concussion: The role of the SLP

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the definition of concussion proposed by the Consensus Statement on Concussion. After this course, participants will be able to describe the most current recommendations for graduated return to play post-concussion. After this course, participants will be able to describe the most current recommendations for successful return to learning post-concussion. After this course, participants will be able to describ...
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Birth to Three - Special Considerations for Speech Sound Disorders in Children with Cleft Palate &/or Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the special needs of children with cleft lip-palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction, during the birth to three period. After this course, participants will be familiar with referral to and collaboration with a child’s cleft palate-craniofacial team After this course, participants will be able to identify common cleft-related speech sound disorders observed during the first three years of life. After this ...
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Human Trafficking: Identification and Prevention

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to define the scope and nature of human trafficking. After this course, participants will be able to recognize and identify human trafficking. After this course, participants will be able to describe how to report human trafficking and link victims to services. Course Abstract This course will explore the nature and scope of human trafficking internationally, throughout the US and in Ohio specifically. Participants wi...
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Preventing Medical Errors in Speech-Language Pathology

Preventing Medical Errors in Speech-Language Pathology is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that addresses the impact of medical errors on today’s healthcare with a focus on root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety. Multiple scenarios of real and potential errors in the practice of speech-language pathology are included, along with recommended strategies for preventing them. Evidence shows that the most effective error prevention occurs when ...
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Improving Communication with Your Young Clients

Healthy professional and personal relationships rely heavily on effective communication techniques and respectful conversational skills. Clinicians and other professionals who work with children and their families can benefit from adding to their repertoire by learning communication techniques that improve the quality of these relationships. The correct use of language can increase your young clients’ self-esteem, motivate children to learn, engage their willing cooperation, defuse power str...
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Talking with Your Older Patient: A Clinician’s Handbook

Advising an older man about starting an exercise program . . . counseling a woman about the proper way to take her osteoporosis medication . . . discussing end-of-life care options with the family of a long-time older patient who is dying. These are just some examples of the complex and sensitive issues facing clinicians who treat older people. Health care providers who communicate successfully with older patients may gain their trust and cooperation, enabling everyone to work as a team to han...
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Diagnosing ADHD in Adults

This course will describe the unique ways in which the symptoms of ADHD manifest in adults, including the distinction between attention deficit and attention regulation. It also includes a discussion about the difficulties of accurately diagnosing ADHD in adults and the reasons the disorder is simultaneously over- and under-diagnosed. The DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for ADHD – as they apply to adult functioning – are placed into a context of the actual “soft signs” that can help clinici...
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Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease

This course is based on the public-access publication, Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging. The booklet discusses practical issues concerning caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease who has mild-to-moderate impairment, including a description of common challenges and coping strategies. Advice is provided regarding keeping the person safe, providing everyday care, adapting activities to suit their needs, and planning ...
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Alzheimer’s Disease - Overview

Alzheimer’s disease is an increasing concern for the aging American population. It is important for healthcare providers to have a basic familiarity with the disease, in order to provide adequate diagnosis, treatment, and referrals. This course, based on documents from the National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association, provides an overview of the prevalence, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and progression of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as information about caregivi...
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Animal Assisted Therapy

In Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) the human-animal bond is utilized to help meet therapeutic goals and reach individuals who are otherwise difficult to engage in verbal therapies. AAT is considered an emerging therapy at this time, and more research is needed to determine the effects and confirm the benefits. Nevertheless, there is a growing body of research and case studies that illustrate the considerable therapeutic potential of using animals in therapy. AAT has been associated with improvin...
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The Complete Guide to Special Education

This CE test is based on the book "The Complete Guide to Special Education, 2nd Edition" (2010, 372 pages) and should appeal to a wide variety of professionals, including: clinical psychologists, school psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, speech-language pathologists, as well as educators and school administrators. The course explores the special education process, from testing and diagnosis to IEP meetings and advocating for children with special needs. The stages of ident...
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AAC Strategies for Individuals with Moderate to Severe Disabilities

This CE test is based on the book “AAC Strategies for Individuals with Moderate to Severe Disabilities” (2012 | 384 pages). With more children and young adults with severe disabilities in today's general education classrooms, SLPs, OTs, PTs, educators, and other professionals in school settings must be ready to support their students' communication skills with effective AAC. This text provides proven strategies from top AAC experts to help readers establish a beginning functional communica...
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MyCred Presentation Portfolios for Healthcare Professionals

MyCred Portfolios are electronic credential and achievement presentation portfolios designed to store and present an individual’s educational, professional, and experiential accomplishments. MyCred Portfolios serve to educate, influence, and inspire an individual’s viewing audience leading to stronger professional relationships and positive outcomes. MyCred Portfolios offer the flexibility, scalability, and portability to support an individual throughout their continuum of education ...
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Dysphagia: Guide to Establishing a Restorative Mealtime Program

This course will enable therapists in long-term care or post-acute rehabilitation facilities to present staff training that offers strategies and techniques for implementing a Restorative Mealtime Program (RMP). The purposes of such a program are to make dining safe and enjoyable, to increase resident independence at mealtimes, and to create a mechanism for monitoring declining abilities as disease processes progress. Also included are descriptions of dysphagic indicators, lists of aspiration ...
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