Course Webinar: Behavioral Cough Suppression Therapy for Patients with Refractory Chronic Cough
Behavioral Cough Suppression Therapy for Patients with Refractory Chronic Cough
Presented by Laurie J. Slovarp, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Slovarp, PhD, CCC-SLP earned a M.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Arizona State University in 2000. She worked in medical settings for 10 years before beginning doctoral studies. She earned a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies at University of Montana in 2015 and is now an Associate Professor in the School of Speech, Language, Hearing, and Occupational Sciences at University of Montana. She specializes in voice and upper airway disorders and her primary area of research is behavioral treatments for refractory chronic cough.
Duration: 1 hour.
0:00 - Introductions and lecture begins.
0:50 - Finalize lecture and address any remaining questions from participants.
1:00 - Lecture ends and exam opens up for participants.
Instructional level: Intermediate (most appropriate for clinicians who are licensed with at least 1 year of clinical experience).
Course pre-requisites: None.
Key learning outcomes:
As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...
- Describe how cough hypersensitivity as an underlying cause of refractory chronic cough.
- Define the purpose of and theoretical rationale for behavioral cough suppression therapy from a neuroplasticity standpoint.
- Integrate the basic components of behavioral cough suppression therapy and guidelines for determining appropriate candidates for the therapy.
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course
- Presenter is awarded a grant through the Montana IDeA Network of Behavioral Research Network
Instructional methodology: Lecture
Course completion requires completing an exam. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course. Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a signature from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course.
Special accommodations: Please email us with any special needs (e.g., people with hearing loss, people with learning disabilities, etc) prior to the event.
Is this course accredited by any association? This course was part of the Therapy Insights Continuing Education Task Force application to become an accredited ASHA CE Provider, wherein we demonstrated our commitment to meeting the high standards of the ASHA Continuing Education Board. At the time of this course, Therapy Insights was not an ASHA CE Provider. Note that this course meets the requirements for ASHA Certification Maintenance Hours and may count towards your CEU requirements for your state license. Keep in mind that state licensing boards set the guidelines for CEU requirements (not state or national organizations). Each state has different rules. No stamp of approval from any organization is a guarantee that any CEU will be accepted by your local licensing board. Always check with your local rules and regulations before spending time on or paying for a continuing education course.