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Digital Seminar

Rehabilitation Strategies for Cognitive-Communication Disorders


Average Rating:
   4.9
Faculty:
Gina England
Duration:
5 Hours 11 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
May 29, 2014
Product Code:
POS074580
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Quick assessment tools for skilled intervention
  • Improve mental alertness and sustained attention
  • Creative home programs to optimize discharge recommendations
  • ½ of the seminar dedicated to treatment strategies and case studies
  • Strategies for organization, time management, documentation, scheduling and more!
  • Apps and websites to empower your treatment sessions

Join Cognitive-Communication Rehabilitation expert Gina England for a recording filled with proven assessment protocols and creative treatment strategies for even your most complex clients. Drawing from more than 30 years of clinical experience, Gina shares quick assessment tools for skilled intervention and innovative, practical techniques for rehabilitating clients throughout the continuum of care. Spend more than half of the seminar focusing on treatment-specific strategies that you can implement in your practice immediately. Take home a comprehensive resource manual design for clinical use. This manual includes worksheets, handouts and information that can easily be used during assessments, treatment and client/family education.

Through lecture, case studies and a comprehensive resource manual full of creative and functional treatment approaches, you will learn how to optimize levels of alertness and sustained attention utilizing both pharmaceutical and clinical interventions. You will also learn strategies to increase your effectiveness as a clinician in the areas of organization, time management, documentation, scheduling and more! You will leave the seminar with a fresh and energized approach to your clinical practice.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 5.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 5.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 5.2 self-study continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 5.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 5.25 continuing competency hours.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 5.0 CE credit hours.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 6.3 contact hours.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 5.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 5.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 5.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts

Faculty

Gina England Related seminars and products: 1

MA, CCC-SLP


Gina England, MA, CCC-SLP, has been a clinical speech pathologist in New Hampshire for over 30 years. During this time, she has worked in a variety of clinical settings across the medical continuum of care including acute care, acute inpatient rehab, skilled nursing, outpatient therapy and neurological day treatment programs. Gina’s areas of interest and specialty have included cognitive rehabilitation, aphasia, motor speech, dysphagia and pediatric aquatic speech therapy. Since 2011, Gina has developed a private practice that focuses on the ongoing provision of direct clinical services and the participation in education and training workshops/ seminars across the United States.

Gina has presented at numerous state associations’ annual conferences, including the New Hampshire and Vermont Brain Injury Associations and the New Hampshire Multiple Sclerosis Society. In addition to her role as a public speaker, she has also been a part time clinical faculty member in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of New Hampshire. She is also adjunct faculty at Granite State College and Nashua Community College, both of which are in New Hampshire.

Gina maintains a New Hampshire state license and ASHA certification in Speech Pathology. She also serves on the governing board for the New Hampshire Speech, Language and Hearing Association as the vice-president for Professional Development. Gina welcomes the opportunity to share her humorous and engaging style of presentation, which allows continuing education to be both fun and functional.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Acquired Speech and Language Disorders: A Neuroanatomical and Functional Neurological Approach, 2nd Edition, please visit our product store.

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  • Identify 8 examples of executive cognitive functions.
  • Recognize the expanding role of non-verbal communication in the 21st century.
  • Differentiate examples of reversible versus non-reversible dementia syndromes.
  • Specify 4 examples of informal cognitive-communication assessment procedures.
  • Identify 2 resources that will assist you in locating functional outcome measures for cognition and language
  • State 4 specific non-pharmaceutical approaches to maximizing sustained levels of alertness in a neurologically-impaired patient.
  • Identify at least 6 new multimedia therapy activities applicable to cognitive-communication rehabilitation.
  • Summarize currently available community-based resources for more efficient discharge planning.

Outline

Cognition: Executive Functions

  • Attention
  • Memory
  • Planning and Organization
  • Insight
  • Cognitive Flexibility
  • Problem Solving – Verbal and Non-Verbal
  • Sequencing
  • Judgment
  • Safety Awareness
  • Time Management

Communication: Form-Content-Use

  • Phonology-Morphology-Syntax
  • Fluency and Voice
  • Semantics and Language
  • Reading-Writing-Keyboarding-Texting-Tweeting
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Social Pragmatics

Dementia

  • Reversible versus Irreversible Conditions
    • Assessment Tools
    • The Stages of Dementia and Skilled Interventions
  • Orientation versus Self-Re-Orientation
  • Facilitated Reminiscence
  • Personalized Memory Book/DVD/CD

Assessment of Cognitive-Communication Disorders

  • Clinical Value of Informal Assessment Procedures
  • Functional Outcome Measures
  • Available Protocols for Your Immediate Use
  • Executive Functions
  • Auditory Comprehension
  • Visual Comprehension
  • Verbal Expression
  • Motor Speech
  • Abstract / Complex Language Functions
  • Written Expression
  • Social Pragmatic Skills

Cognitive-Communication Rehabilitation

  • Reduced Mental Alertness
  • Co-Morbidities
  • Psycho-Emotional Factors
  • Shallow Insight
  • Pain
  • Medication Interactions
  • The Cookie Cutter Approach to Therapy- Clinician Burnout
  • Clinical and Non-Clinical Time Constraints
  • Reduced Length of Stays

Creative Discharge Planning: 24-Hour Supervision and Post-Therapy Recovery

  • Professional Services
  • Community Resources
  • Cognitive-Linguistic Home Programs
  • Manage 24-Hour Supervision in the Home
  • Return to Driving

Treatment Strategies: Functional and Creative

  • Ways to Revitalize Your Practice
  • Reduce Documentation Demands
  • Time-Saving Strategies for Management of High Census Caseloads
  • Make Your Case for a New Modality, Equipment, Certification or Materials – How to Get the Funding

Clinical Interventions

  • Maximize Level of Arousal and Alertness During
  • Therapy – Pharmaceutical and Non-Pharmaceutical Techniques
  • Optimize the Impact of Nutrition, Hydration and Multi-Sensory Stimulation
  • Facilitate Neural Activity and Re-Connections During “Down Time”
  • Medication Interactions in the Aging Population Deal with Pain

Treatment Alternatives to the Artificial Clinical Setting

  • The Cognitive-Linguistic Toy Store:
    • Websites
    • Online Cognitive Games
    • Workbooks
    • iPad® Apps
    • Software Programs
    • Computer Brain Training Programs
    • Inexpensive Card and Board Games

Target Audience

Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Rehab Managers, Directors of Nursing, Rehabilitation Nurses, Restorative Nursing Staff, Activities Professionals, Recreational Therapists, Audiologists, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

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Overall:      4.9

Total Reviews: 11

Comments

Lynne S

"excellent, functional content and practical handouts and tools to utilize"

Alicia G - Broadview Hts, Ohio

"Great information provided by knowledgeable speaker that is applicable to speech language pathologist's working with cognitive disorders."

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