Pennsylvania: Child Abuse, Recognition, and Reporting for Mandated Reporters

This course is approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the Pennsylvania Department of State. It fulfills the 3-unit requirement for training in child abuse recognition and reporting for mandated reporters. PA CE Provider #CACE000044. Program #CAPR000042. This online course is for healthcare providers and other professionals in Pennsylvania who are mandated to report suspected child abuse. It begins with historical information about child abuse recognition in the United S...
ATrain Education Inc.

Practical Reviews in Radiology

Practical Reviews in Otolaryngology keeps you informed of the most important research and clinical findings published in Otolaryngology each month. Each issue contains: downloadable audio of 10-12 articles summarized and reviewed in each issue; downloadable PDF of written reviews with Take-Home Pearls that reinforce the audio material and give you a valuable reference for instant recall by subject; and self-assessment online quizzes to highlight key points and reinforce what you've learned.
Practical Reviews

Practical Reviews in Otolaryngology

Practical Reviews in Otolaryngology keeps you informed of the most important research and clinical findings published in Otolaryngology each month. Each issue contains: downloadable audio of 10-12 articles summarized and reviewed in each issue; downloadable PDF of written reviews with Take-Home Pearls that reinforce the audio material and give you a valuable reference for instant recall by subject; and self-assessment online quizzes to highlight key points and reinforce what you've learned.
Practical Reviews

Ethics for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Speech-language pathologists and audiologists encounter ethical issues across the spectrum of practice settings, from pediatric treatment to care of elders in skilled nursing facilities. This course will present an overview of ethical issues that arise in speech-language pathology and audiology practice, including barriers to ethical thinking, evidence-based ethics, economics, discrimination, abuse, bullying in the workplace, boundaries, confidentiality, social media, and infection control.
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Developing Community Based Aphasia Groups

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify the rationale for developing community based aphasia groups. After this course, participants will be able to describe types of community based aphasia groups. After this course, participants will be able to summarize ways in which groups can be developed and maintained. Course Abstract During this course, Dr. Laures-Gore discusses the rationale for creating community based aphasia groups and describes the ...
SpeechPathology

The PICO Template for Reviewing Speech-Language Therapy Apps: A decision-making tool for SLPs

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to define population in terms of the specific EBP suggestions After this course, participants will be able to define intervention in terms of the specific EBP suggestions After this course, participants will be able to define comparison in terms of the specific EBP suggestions After this course, participants will be able define outcome in terms of the specific EBP suggestions After this course, participants will be able...
SpeechPathology

Assessment for Special Education Eligibility

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify federal requirements associated with evaluation for special education. After this course, participants will be able to identify possible additions to federal requirements established by the state or the local school district. After this course, participants will be able to identify best practice in administering standardized assessments. After this course, participants will be able to identify effective infor...
SpeechPathology

Phonetically-consistent Approach to /r/ Remediation

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify the 8 /r/ controlled vowels. After this course, participants will be able to describe how to phonetically evaluate and treat the various word positions of the 8 /r/ controlled vowels. After this course, participants will be able to state measurable and objective IEP goals for the /r/ phonemes. After this course, participants will be able to describe the differences between visual and non-visual /r/ controlled...
SpeechPathology

Differential Treatment of School-Age Children Who Stutter

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the specific contributing factors involved in the treatment of a school-age child who stutters (i.e. cognitive, social, emotional). After this course, participants will be able to describe the multi-factorial nature of fluency disorders in school-age children (i.e. variables of temperament, environment, physiological, speech and language abilities). After this course, participants will be able to explain how t...
SpeechPathology

The Art of Interpreting Audiograms for Speech-Language Pathologists

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the dimensions, purpose and function of audiograms. After this course, participants will be able to provide a descriptive analysis of the levels of hearing loss recorded on an audiogram. After this course, participants will be able to provide a descriptive analysis of the types of hearing loss recorded on an audiogram. Course Abstract The Art of Interpreting Audiograms was developed for speech-language pat...
SpeechPathology

Direct or Indirect Treatment: When to Use What with Preschool Children Who Stutter

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the characteristics of a client for whom indirect intervention would be most appropriate. After this course, participants will be able to describe the characteristics of a client for whom direct intervention would be most appropriate. After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 activities that can be used for indirect intervention. After this course, participants will be able to list at le...
SpeechPathology

Using Signs in Early Intervention

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe important milestones in the development of manual activity in the first 12 months of an infant's life After this course, participants will be able to sequence the developmental acquisition of gestures and explain their predictive values for vocabulary development After this course, participants will be able to describe how to incorporate skills in observing babies' manual activity with formal instruments that ...
SpeechPathology

Putting the Person First: Counseling Skills and Strategies

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to list the concepts and techniques that facilitate effective counseling within the field of communicative disorders. After this course, participants will be able to implement techniques to manage defense mechanisms of clients and families. After this course, participants will be able to identify and employ emotional intelligence to facilitate clinical success. After this course, participants will be able to list conditi...
SpeechPathology

Cluttering: Troubleshooting the Challenges

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to list three challenges related to cluttering identification, diagnosis, and treatment. After this course, participants will be able to state what it means to "go in through the back door" to increase awareness. After this course, participants will be able to state one way to effectively prioritize treatment goals for cluttering. After this course, participants will be able to state the key to increasing motivation in c...
SpeechPathology

Stuttering Therapy: Empowering SLP’s to Overcome the Impossible in Treating Negative Beliefs and Feelings

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify appropriate goals for addressing the negative emotions and feelings related to stuttering. After this course, participants will be able to list 2 activities for addressing feelings and emotions in stuttering therapy. After this course, participants will be able to describe how to utilize basic counseling skills related to stuttering therapy. Course Abstract That’s impossible! How many times have we said ...
SpeechPathology

The As, Bs and Cs of Ethics in the Schools

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to provide a definition of an ethical dilemma. After this course, participants will be able to explain the difference between morals and ethics. After this course, participants will be able to list three ethical dilemmas that might present within the school setting. Course Abstract This course will highlight ethical dilemmas that may present in the school setting. Participants will be provided strategies to recognize ...
SpeechPathology

Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club - Understanding and Treating Minimally Verbal Children with Autism

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify the common clinical characteristics associated with minimally verbal children with autism. After this course, participants will be able to describe the typical developmental course of communication abilities in minimally verbal children with autism and factors that best predict language acquisition in these children. After this course, participants will be able to describe evidenced-based options for communica...
SpeechPathology

Oral Care with Dementia Patients - Dealing with Care-Resistant Behaviors

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify three oral health issues in the elderly. After this course, participants will be able to describe three to four components of an oral assessment. After this course, participants will be able to discuss behavioral interventions for reducing care resistant behaviors. After this course, participants will be able to describe two to three strategies for improving staff participation in oral hygiene programs. Co...
SpeechPathology

Counseling in Stuttering Treatment

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify basic principles of counseling. After this course, participants will be able to describe aspects of the skilled helper model of counseling. After this course, participants will be able to describe counseling approaches to utilize in stuttering intervention. Course Abstract As defined by ASHA, our scope of practice includes counseling people with communication disorders and their families. However, many spe...
SpeechPathology

Whet your APPetite with a Bountiful Menu of Social Skill Teaching Options

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify quality apps that would contribute to social learning and understanding. After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 ways to customize apps to enhance their effectiveness for students of different ages, skills and learning styles. After this course, participants will be able to describe how students become less dependent on prompts as they generalize social skill goals. Course Abstract Explo...
SpeechPathology

Dysphagia in Neurodegenerative Disease: Focus on ALS and Parkinson’s Disease

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the typical progression of dysphagia in individuals with ALS. After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of the speech-language pathologist in working with individuals who present with dysphagia secondary to ALS. After this course, participants will be able to describe typically observed patterns of swallowing in individuals with Parkinson’s disease. After this course, participants wi...
SpeechPathology

Goal Writing Aligned with State Standards

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to explain how Common Core State Standards align with speech and language deficit areas. After this course, participants will be able to discuss how to avoid a “one size fits all” approach to utilizing the CCSS. After this course, participants will be able to write goals and objectives for a variety of students using the CCSS that are tailored to meet specific, identified student needs. Course Abstract In order to...
SpeechPathology

Creative Treatment for Children Who Stutter: Community-Centered Assessment and Intervention

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the rationale for community-centered care. After this course, participants will be able to identify methods of assessment in community-centered care. After this course, participants will be able to identify principles of treatment in community-centered care. Course Abstract We are moving into an era where family-centered intervention may not be sufficient to serve the needs of children who stutter. As the ...
SpeechPathology

Iowa: Abuse of Dependent Adults

This course has been approved by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and is an approved abuse education curriculum to be used as a training tool for Dependent Adult Abuse mandatory reporter training. IDPH approval #2908. A thorough review of adult dependent abuse, including definitions, characteristics of victims and perpetrators, and reasons for abuse. The course identifies indicators of adult abuse and summarizes reportable criteria for mandated reporting. It further outlines the ...
ATrain Education Inc.

Iowa: Child Abuse, A Guide for Mandatory Reporters

This course has been approved by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and is an approved abuse education curriculum to be used as a training tool for Child Abuse mandatory reporter training. IDPH approval #2907. Identifies mandatory reporters of child abuse in Iowa and summarizes the procedures for making such a report. Defines child abuse under Iowa law and reviews in detail the procedures of the Iowa Department of Health Services (DHS). When you finish this course, you will be ...
ATrain Education Inc.

Washington: HIV/AIDS, 7 units

Addresses the requirement for the 7-unit course on HIV/AIDS for healthcare workers in Washington State. Covers six subject areas: HIV etiology and epidemiology, transmission precautions and infection control, testing and counseling, clinical manifestations and treatment, legal and ethical issues, and psychosocial issues. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Discuss the etiology and epidemiology of HIV in Washington State and the United States. *Describe transmission and i...
ATrain Education Inc.

Assessment of Speech Sound Disorders in Children with Cleft Palate &/or VPD

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the key components of assessment of speech sound disorders in children with cleft palate and/or VPD. After this course, participants will be able to identify simple tools to help detect the presence of nasal air emission and judge resonance. After this course, participants will be able to describe methods for differentiating between obligatory articulation errors and compensatory articulation errors. After th...
SpeechPathology

Cleft Palate - What do I hear? What do I do?

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the perceptual speech characteristics of velopharyngeal dysfunction regarding resonance, airflow and articulation. After this course, participants will be able to identify the structural-functional implications of oral anomalies in children presenting with speech problems. After this course, participants will be able to list instruments for assessing velopharyngeal function for speech. After this course, part...
SpeechPathology

EBP for Working with Adults Who Stutter: Four Clinical Profiles

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to explain the philosophy of, and techniques belonging to the Fluency Shaping, Stuttering Modification, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy approaches. After this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate responses to counseling challenges coming from adult clients who stutter, especially those who have had little to no therapy prior to the time they seek you out. After this course, participants will be able to...
SpeechPathology

HIPAA: Defining Privacy Issues in Speech-Language Pathology

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of HIPAA and its application to Speech-Language Pathology. After this course, participants will be able to define covered entities that are covered by the Privacy Rule. After this course, participants will be able to define Protected Health Information (PHI). After this course, participants will be able to describe how HIPAA interacts with other laws, such as the HI-TECH Act, in the practice of...
SpeechPathology

Integrating Literacy Learning into Therapy for Students with AAC Needs

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe strategies providing alternative access to reading and writing materials for students who use AAC. After this course, participants will be able to identify tools for emergent literacy assessment. After this course, participants will be able to describe methods for embedding literacy activities into AAC therapies. After this course, participants will be able to identify resources for additional information in ...
SpeechPathology

Therapy for the Child with Cleft Palate or Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify articulation distortions that can and should be treated with therapy. After this course, participants will be able to identify articulation distortions that cannot be treated with speech therapy. After this course, participants will be able to describe therapeutic pedagogy with which therapy should begin. After this course, participants will be able to describe therapy techniques which can be used to teach co...
SpeechPathology

Cranial Nerves and Dysphagia: Making the Connection

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify the cranial nerves associated with swallow function. After this course, participants will be able to identify the muscles innervated by the cranial nerves. After this course, participants will be able to identify stages of the swallow with their associated cranial nerve. After this course, participants will be able to list disease processes that can contribute to cranial nerve dysfuntion. After this course, ...
SpeechPathology

Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club - Returning to Learning Following Sports-Related Concussion: The role of the SLP

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the definition of concussion proposed by the Consensus Statement on Concussion. After this course, participants will be able to describe the most current recommendations for graduated return to play post-concussion. After this course, participants will be able to describe the most current recommendations for successful return to learning post-concussion. After this course, participants will be able to describ...
SpeechPathology

Birth to Three - Special Considerations for Speech Sound Disorders in Children with Cleft Palate &/or Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to describe the special needs of children with cleft lip-palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction, during the birth to three period. After this course, participants will be familiar with referral to and collaboration with a child’s cleft palate-craniofacial team After this course, participants will be able to identify common cleft-related speech sound disorders observed during the first three years of life. After this ...
SpeechPathology

Human Trafficking: Identification and Prevention

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to define the scope and nature of human trafficking. After this course, participants will be able to recognize and identify human trafficking. After this course, participants will be able to describe how to report human trafficking and link victims to services. Course Abstract This course will explore the nature and scope of human trafficking internationally, throughout the US and in Ohio specifically. Participants wi...
SpeechPathology

MyCred Presentation Portfolios for Healthcare Professionals

MyCred Portfolios are electronic credential and achievement presentation portfolios designed to store and present an individual’s educational, professional, and experiential accomplishments. MyCred Portfolios serve to educate, influence, and inspire an individual’s viewing audience leading to stronger professional relationships and positive outcomes. MyCred Portfolios offer the flexibility, scalability, and portability to support an individual throughout their continuum of education ...
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