Load image into Gallery viewer, Live Discussion: 8 Questions to Transform Your Clinical Practice
On Sale

Live Discussion: 8 Questions to Transform Your Clinical Practice

Therapy Fix subscribers: Sign up here.

In this live discussion, we will explore the differences between the traditional medical model and the social/empowerment medical model, discuss how the level of health literacy is linked to the quality of patient outcomes, and discuss how to use the social/empowerment model to interact with patients and set functional, person-centered therapy goals.

Presented by Megan Berg, MA, CCC-SLP

Date: Monday, May 24, 2021

Time: 3 pm pacific | 4 pm mountain | 5 pm central | 6 pm eastern

Megan Berg, MA, CCC-SLP is the founder of Therapy Insights, a company that creates resources for rehabilitation clinicians rooted in evidence-based practice, person-centered care, health literacy, and lifelong learning.

Duration: 1 hour.

Target audience: Speech-language pathologists working with people who have aphasia.

Course accreditation:


There will be opportunities for interactive discussion throughout this course. Come with your camera on!

0:00 - Introduction and welcome
0:10 - Compliance: What does this word mean to you?
0:20 - The traditional medical model and its historical roots
0:30 - The social/empowerment model
0:35 - 8 questions that can transform your clinical practice towards the empowerment model
0:40 - Exploring these 8 questions through the lens of two case studies
1:00 - End course

Instructional level: Intermediate (Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.)

Key learning outcomes:

As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...

  1. Define the differences between the traditional medical model and the social/empowerment medical model.
  2. Connect the level of health literacy to the quality of patient outcomes.
  3. Describe how to use the social/empowerment model to interact with patients and set functional, person-centered therapy goals.

Webinar information:

  • This course will be presented on the Zoom platform. 
  • High-speed internet connection is required.

Recorded course information:

  • This course is offered as a live course only.

Instructor disclosures:

  • Financial
    • Presenter is the owner of Therapy Insights.
  • Non-financial:
    • Presenter has a bias towards the social/empowerment model of healthcare.

Instructional methodology: Lecture

Course completion requirements:

  • Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
  • A short (400 words minimum, 1,500 words max) essay provided to the course instructor via email answering the following questions:
    • Which model of healthcare (traditional or empowerment) is more prevalent in your workplace setting? Would you like to see this change? Why or why not?
    • List two methods of improving health literacy. How does your facility work towards improving health literacy? Is there anything your facility can start doing to further improve health literacy rates?
    • When setting goals with your patients, how can you use the social/empowerment model to create functional, person-centered goals?
  • Essay needs to be completed within one week of live course.
  • Completion of program evaluation form.

Access to this course is reserved for Access Pass members.

Certificates of completion: 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 confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

Special accommodations: Please email us with any special needs (e.g., people with hearing loss, people with learning disabilities, etc) prior to the event.

Complaint policy: In the event that an individual is not satisfied with the organization’s continuing education program, we request a formal letter of complaint from the individual that outlines their concerns in writing. For more information, please read our full complaint policy.

Cancellation policy:

For Access Pass subscribers: In the event that a course is canceled or rescheduled, no cash refund will be provided to subscribers of the Access Pass. Therapy Insights will work to reschedule the event, or create a new event within the same month. Therapy Insights guarantees access to one live course per month to all subscribers. In the highly unlikely event that this commitment is not met, subscribers will receive a 50% refund for that month’s subscription cost. Subscribers who are on an annual payment plan will receive a pro-rated refund for 50% of the cost of that month.

All refunds will be provided within 30 days of time of cancellation.

Refund policy in the event that a participant cancels their registration.
In the event that a participant/subscriber registers for the live course and then cancels participation, no refund will be provided. The participant will have the opportunity to access the recorded presentation at no additional cost as part of their subscription or registration fee.

View our full cancellation policy.