Courses

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Unleashing Creativity as an Adult Based Speech Language Pathologist

Presented by Dana M. Bryant, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

AdultSLPBrain InjuryDementiaStroke
This presentation seeks to help SLPs gain perspective of the creative and FUNctional ideas that can be applied to clinical care when working with adult populations. We will explore creative options for working with adults within an outpatient work setting and apply this to develop ideas of FUNctional and person-centered care activities for immediate application […]
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Dysphagia & Feeding Treatment in the Pediatric Hospital Setting

Presented by Tasanyia Sebro-Calderon, ClinScD, MS, CCC-SLP/TSLD

PediatricSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This course will cover introductory information on treatment of dysphagia and feeding disorders in the pediatric hospital setting. Medical complexities that contribute to pediatric feeding and swallowing difficulties, the referral process, skilled treatment approaches, and pre-treatment steps will be discussed.
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Introduction to Lymphedema

Presented by Tracy Winkley, PT, CWS, CLT, FACCWS, DAPWCA

AdultOTPTSLPAging
Participants in the introductory course will receive an overview of the lymph system and its functions. Additionally, the course will discuss the causes of breakdown of the system that lead to lymphedema, along with the stages, characteristics that identify each stage, preferred treatments for lymphedema as well as precautions to observe when treating lymphedema patients […]
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Roadmap to Supervision for the SLP

Presented by Madeline Williams, M.S., CCC-SLP, CBIS, CDP

AdultPediatricSLPSupervision (adult setting)Supervision (pediatric setting)
This course will present a roadmap for supervising a graduate clinician or clinical fellow as an SLP. We will review the role of the supervisor and ASHA requirements regarding supervision. We will discuss the models of supervision and implementing adult learning theories and principles. We will discuss self-assessment and meaningful feedback for the clinician’s growth […]
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Burn Care & Rehabilitation: An Overview of Therapy Management Part Two

Presented by Jonathan Niszczak MS OTR/L BT-C

AdultOTPTBurn Care
Part two of this burn rehabilitation course will examine the core concepts of burn rehabilitation including the pathophysiology of scar management; the core concepts of burn therapy modalities and understand the difference of different scar types and how they are impacted by burn rehabilitation interventions.
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Airway for the Early Interventionist: Beyond Aspiration

Presented by Lauren Ruffrage, MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD

AdultPediatricSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This course will provide a foundation for understanding the significance of airway health and how it ultimately links back to oral dysfunction in the first years of life. It is every early interventionists’ responsibility to know and act upon the signs and symptoms of airway function disorders in children. Resources will be reviewed for next […]
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Motivational Interviewing for Rehabilitation Professionals

Presented by Caroline Morris, PT, DPT, GCS, WHC

AdultOTPTSLPAging
What’s a therapist to do when patients do not comply with treatment recommendations? In this course we explore the process of motivational interviewing as a way to improve the therapist-patient relationship, and ultimately patient outcomes. We discuss the perils of persuasion and automatic problem solving for our patients. We identify and develop skills for guiding […]
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Can I Go Back to Work? A Work Re-Entry Program in a Rehabilitation Setting

Presented by Amanda Klein OTD, OTR/L and Virginia Schweitzer COTA/L

AdultOTPTSLPBrain InjurySpinal Cord InjuryStroke
This course will provide information on the role of the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team in addressing return to work goals for individuals who have sustained traumatic brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury. Practical intervention strategies, job accommodations, and case examples will be discussed using Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals’ Work Re-entry Program as a model.
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Culturally Responsible Clinical Supervision

Presented by Katrina E. Miller, Ed. D., CCC-SLP

AdultPediatricOTPTSLPDEI with Adult ClientsDEI with Pediatric ClientsSupervision (adult setting)Supervision (pediatric setting)
Allied health professionals are trained to work with diverse clients. This course will outline barriers to culturally responsive supervision and discuss solutions. We will discuss characteristics of culturally responsive supervisors, provide methods for developing and incorporating these characteristics into clinical practice, and address individual biases utilizing clinical scenarios.
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An Introduction to Cultural Competemility in Speech-Language Pathology

Presented by Melanie Y. Evans, M.S., CCC-SLP

AdultPediatricSLPDEI with Adult ClientsDEI with Pediatric Clients
Cultural competemility is the marriage between cultural competency and cultural humility. This course will define “culture” as a concept, define the ethics of cultural competence, explain the difference between cultural competence and cultural humility, and identify ways cultural competence and cultural humility coincide within the context of providing speech-language pathology services.
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Burn Care & Rehabilitation: An Overview of Therapy Management, Part One

Presented by Jonatan Niszczak, MS, OTR/L, BT-C

AdultOTPTBurn Care
This course will provide an overview on burn care and rehabilitation. The focus for the program is to provide the attendee with the basic knowledge and skills required for effective management of burn care and to effectively provide interventions to support the functional recovery of the burn survivor.
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Strategies for Language Intervention with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Presented by Kimberly Sanzo, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

PediatricSLPDeaf/HOHLanguage Development
This presentation will cover strategies for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) implementing language intervention with Deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) children. It will discuss why DHH children with language disorder need explicit language instruction, Intervention strategies for literacy, vocabulary, and syntax will be discussed, as well as overall language intervention techniques.
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Modern Aging: Physiological Processes and Societal Responses

Presented by Caroline Morris, PT, DPT, GCS, WHC and Shweta Subramani, PT, MHS,FSOAE Certified Exercise Expert in Aging Adults (CEEAA) Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT)

AdultOTPTAging
This course will provide a brief overview of normal aging processes, ageism, the attitudes of individuals, healthcare students, educators as well as providers, its impact on clinical practice, evidence-based interventions to reduce ageism, as well as self reflection assessments. Upon completion of this course, participants will have a greater understanding of ageism in healthcare and […]
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The Role of Physical Therapy in Limb Salvage

Presented by Tracy Winkley, PT, CWS, CLT, FACCWS, DAPWCA

AdultPTAging
Upon completion of the course, the physical therapist will be able to define their role as part of the multidisciplinary team involved in treatment of a patient with a wound, particularly neuropathic ulcers. In recognizing common barriers to wound healing, the therapist will be able to incorporate not only a skin assessment, but also assessments […]
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Speech Therapists in the Bathroom: Our Role in ADLs with Cog-Comm Disorders

Presented by Adria Thompson, MA, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPADLsAgingDementia
This course discusses the role of the SLP in assessing and treating cognitive-communication disorders in the context of activities of daily living (ADLs). SLPs can provide essential communication support during ADLs. We will review evidence-based interventions that can decrease agitation and resistance, discuss interventions for treatment and barriers related to confidence to assist in ADLs, […]
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An Introductory Overview of Infant Feeding and Swallowing for SLPs

Presented by Charlotte Greville, R.SLP (C)

PediatricSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This course is designed to give the speech-language pathologist (SLP) an overview of infant feeding and swallowing for acute and outpatient settings. Many SLPs graduate with little to no knowledge of pediatric dysphagia. Following the completion of this course, the learner will enter a pediatric dysphagia setting with skills to assess and treat our youngest […]
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Out of Sight or Out of Mind? Understanding Field Cuts vs Neglect Syndrome

Presented by Jerome Quellier, MS, CCC-SLP

AdultSLPBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
Rehab clinicians must rapidly evaluate dysfunctions that impact their patient’s ability to engage. This course encourages therapists to use appropriate terminology to describe disruptions in the optic system, to understand the anatomical and physiology of sight, locate brain regions involved in visual processing, and train clinicians to identify a field cut and discern a neglect […]
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Occupational Therapy and Community-Based Practice

Presented by Quinn P Tyminski, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH

AdultOTMental Health
This course will provide basic information on working in community-based practice settings with individuals from marginalized populations. Principles of occupational justice and use of the occupational justice framework will be addressed, along with a blueprint for getting involved in this area of practice.
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Assistive Technology for Language Based Learning Needs

Presented by Sara Valli M.A., CCC-SLP

PediatricSLPLanguage Development
This course will discuss specific assistive technology to support reading and writing in the classroom. A middle school case study will be included. Options for how to provide direct instruction for students with language based needs in the use of independent assistive technology for reading and writing in the classroom will be reviewed. This course […]
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Rethink Cognitive Rehab: Assessment & Treatment for Executive Functioning

Presented by Katie Brown, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

AdultSLPAgingBrain InjuryDementiaPlanning/OrganizingStroke
This course will discuss the speech pathologist’s role in cognitive rehab, how to assess for executive dysfunction outside of the standardized assessment box, and treat using best practice guidelines according to the literature. By using real-life case examples, attendees will discover how to implement a person-centered approach to cognitive therapy using evidence-based treatments.
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