19AH016 - Strategies to Improve Communication with Adults with Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Aug 16, 2019 Allied Health

19AH016 - Strategies to Improve Communication with Adults with Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Description

Frustrated by your attempts to communicate with those individuals who have neurogenic disorders? This is part of a "Summer Communication Series" with popular presenter Dr. Leigh Odom. Dr. Odom is a speech-language pathologist and a certified dementia practitioner and trainer. This morning workshop will provide an overview of neurogenic communication disorders by etiology and clinical presentation. These will include aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia of speech, and cognitive-communicative disorders encountered in dementia and traumatic brain injury. Following an overview of each condition, participants will be provided with myriad communication strategies that will facilitate communication interaction.

Note: Speech-language pathologists attending this workshop may also be interested in an all-day Aphasia course on August 23, 2019 as part of this "Summer Communication Series" with Dr. Odom. Please click here for more details.

Target Audience

The target audience for this workshop includes healthcare and human services professionals working with adults, including neuropsychiatry, rehabilitation professionals including OT/OTAs, PT/PTAs, SLPs, Nurses including CNAs, Social Workers, Nursing Home Administrators, and others involved in helping adults who have neurogenic involvement.

Objectives

  • Define neurogenic communication disorders
  • Discuss the consequences of neurogenic communication disorders on activities of daily living and quality of life
  • List communication strategies appropriate for different neurogenic communication disorders

Faculty

  • K. Leigh Morrow-Odom, PhD, CCC-SLP, CDP

Sessions

Strategies to Improve Communication with Adults with Neurogenic Communication Disorders
8/16 8:30 AM–12:45 PM

Credits

.000

Self-Reported Credit
Occupational Therapist/ Assistant - As of July 1, 2018, the NCBOT no longer accepts applications for pre-approval of CCAs. OT practitioners need to make sure they are completing activities that comply with Section .0800 of the NCBOT Rules. 4.00 CCAs. Please select contact hours for your certificate.

.000

Self-Reported Credit
Speech-Language Pathologists - Mountain AHEC will issue Certificates of Completion only; the participant must self-track and record the certificate for ASHA Certification documentation. Up to 4.00 hours. Please select contact hours for your certificate.

.400 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.40 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

4.000 Contact Hours

MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 4.00 Contact Hours.

4.000 NCBPTE Contact Hours

MAHEC, as part of the NC AHEC system, is a NCBPTE-approved provider of continuing competence for activities directly related to physical therapy. NCBPTE 4.00 contact hours.

Fees

$80.00 Early Registration Fee - Healthcare Professionals
Applies 5/13/19–8/9/19
$40.00 Early Registration Fee - Student (must provide proof of enrollment at check-in)
Applies 5/13/19–8/9/19
$95.00 Registration Fee - Healthcare Professionals
Applies 8/10/19–8/16/19
$55.00 Registration Fee - Student (must provide proof of enrollment at check-in)
Applies 8/10/19–8/16/19
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