Presented by Sabine Heuer, PhD CCC-SLP
Course DescriptionThis course targets clinical issues of assessment of quality of life (QoL) in people with dementia. Grounded in a patient-centered approach, the course provides a rationale for the need of QoL assessments. Different types of QoL outcome measures and factors for consideration when selecting an outcome measure will be discussed. Barriers to the implementation of […]
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- This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Introductory Level; Professional Area).
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe principles of patient-centered care (PCC) and a rationale for the use of quality of life (QoL) outcome measures.
- Describe different types of QoL measures suitable for people with dementia across the severity spectrum.
- Summarize advantages and limitations of different types of QoL outcome measures.
- Outline barriers to the implementation of PCC and the use of QoL outcome measures for SLPs.
- 0:00 - Principles of patient-centered care (PCC)
- 0:05 - Application of PCC to the clinical practice of SLPs working with people with dementia
- 0:10 - Construct of quality of life
- 0:15 - Types of QoL assessment methods
- 0:30 - Recent research on current use of QoL assessment tools
- 0:40 - Implications for rehabilitation therapists
- 0:45 - Summary
- 0:50 - Q/A
- 1:00 - End course
Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.
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- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
- Presenter is a salaried faculty member who conducts research related to the content of this presentation. Her employer is the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.
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