Image of Cognition, Communication, & Critical Thinking - Essential Components o
Digital Seminar

Cognition, Communication, & Critical Thinking - Essential Components of Rehab: Assessment & Treatment of Neurological Impairments


Faculty:
Jane Yakel
Duration:
5 Hours 42 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Mar 24, 2018
Product Code:
POS020070
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

The Three Essential Components of Rehabilitation

Attention, memory, and executive functions are the most commonly reported problems associated with neurological insults whether the impairment is secondary to injury, disease, or a disorder. Neurological impairments decrease one's ability to assimilate information needed for learning; they can isolate and/or limit social interactions; and they significantly decrease one’s overall quality of life. The full spectrum of neurological impairments affects a person cognitively, physically, emotionally, socially, and functionally. Since patients are diverse in etiology, pathology, and functional abilities, understanding the processes underlying cognitive-communication impairments is absolutely crucial. Choosing relevant assessment instruments and learning to think critically when developing effective intervention techniques is paramount for successful outcomes.

In this dynamic program, rich with case studies and interactive learning, Jane Yakel, MS, CCC-SLP, reveals the essence of cognitive-communication disorders and offers a neuroscience model used to guide intervention. Relating this model to frequently used assessment measures/instruments, Jane will provide you with innovative and evidence-based approaches to therapy and intervention techniques focusing on the three key domains of cognitive communication: attention, memory, and executive function. The "neuroscience systems" models of memory will also be discussed in relation to areas of cognitive breakdown. Don't miss this unique opportunity to enhance your practice with intervention strategies that can be applied immediately to your current caseload.

Credits


**

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.0 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 03/24/2020.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.0 self-study continuing education credits.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 7.0 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts

Faculty

Jane Yakel Related seminars and products: 9

M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association


Jane Yakel, M.S. CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed (VA #2202005215) Speech- Language Pathologist with over 40 years of experience in the care of persons suffering from neuropathology disorders. Jane is currently a private contractor and consultant in Virginia and has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, outpatient clinics, home health agencies, skilled nursing homes, independent and assisted living facilities, hospitals and schools. She has taught at the University of Wyoming, Utah State University and DeVry University (Phoenix). She has been a regional clinical specialist and a national trainer for rehabilitation program directors and has served as a director of a community re-entry program for traumatic brain injury survivors. She has shared her expertise as an author and presenter at national and state board continuing education courses on various topics including, Prospective Payment System; Medicare Documentation; Ethics and Professionalism; Comprehensive Assessment of the Adult Patient; Quality Indicators: QA / QI; Customer Service; Nursing Documentation; Managing Dysphagia as well as Cognitive Communication Disorders in the Neurological Impaired; Cognitive Rehabilitation and Dementia.

Jane is the author of two comprehensive manuals and informative guides in the field of Dysphagia and Cognitive Rehabilitation. Jane’s book on Dementia: Interventions for Severe Cognitive Impairments gives detailed intervention strategies for professionals working with patients who suffer from significantly decrease cognitive status. The book is tailored for multiple disciplines within the healthcare field as well as caregivers.

Jane is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, served as a representative for the People to People Ambassador Program for America Speech and Hearing Association and is a prior member of the Wyoming Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Wyoming, specializing in neuropathology. Jane currently owns ProStar Communications, LLC, a professional communications company, and Yakel Educations, LLC, a professional publishing company.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jane Yakel is the owner of ProStar Communications, LLC and Yakel Educations, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jane Yakel is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Outline specific types of attention deficits and discuss successful therapeutic interventions to assure effective outcomes
  2. Describe the models of care for cognitive rehabilitation with respect to specific diagnoses and rehabilitation settings
  3. Distinguish between memory systems and identify appropriate intervention techniques for specific patient diagnoses
  4. Explain executive functions and identify the most effective intervention strategies for specific targeted behaviors
  5. List specific techniques and strategies to maximize brain function and prevent further cognitive decline
  6. Implement critical thinking and problem solving skills to develop highly individualized therapeutic interventions

Outline

COGNITIVE COMMUNICATION DISORDERS: THE ARCHIVES OF THE BRAIN
  • Developing a critical thinking approach to therapeutic intervention
  • Full spectrum of neurological disorders
COMPREHENSIVE PATIENT ASSESSMENTS
  • Philosophy
  • Dynamic Assessments
  • Person-Centered Assessment
  • Model
  • Procedures
  • Ethics and Professionalism
ATTENTION DOMAIN: THE HEART OF IT ALL (CASE STUDY ICON)
  • Attention systems and behavioral deficits
  • Assessments/tests for attention deficits
  • Unilateral visual neglect: Assessment and Treatment
  • Treatment of attention deficits
  • Case studies: Learning assessments
PROCESSING SPEED DOMAIN: THE ROOT OF INTELLIGENCE
  • Assessments/tests for processing speed deficits
  • Treatment for processing speed deficits
MEMORY DOMAIN: MIRRORS OF THE MIND (CASE STUDY ICON)
  • Neuroscience systems of memory
    • Declarative/Explicit/Conscious memory
    • Non-declarative/Implicit/Unconscious memory
  • Decisions for consideration for memory interventions
    • Etiology: Is memory loss reversible or irreversible?
    • Assessments: Screenings, Standardized, Staging, or Person-Centered?
    • Approaches: Didactic, Compensatory, Functional, or Adaptive?
  • Treatments
    • Approaches
    • Specific approaches
      • Didactic
      • Compensatory
      • Functional-experimental
      • Adaptive
  • Case studies: Learning assessments
EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS DOMAIN: THE MONITOR (CASE STUDY ICON)
  • Definition, development, importance: High level cognitive abilities
  • Responsibilities of executive functions/frontal lobe
  • Behaviors associated with frontal lobe impairments
  • Assessments/tests for executive function deficits
  • Treatment of targeted executive function behaviors
  • Environmental interventions and strategies
  • Case studies: Learning assessment
MAXIMIZE BRAIN FUNCTION/HEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • Memories: Worse enemies
  • Prevention of normal memory loss
  • Depression with neuropathology

Target Audience

  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Rehab Managers
  • Rehabilitation Nurses
  • Activity Professionals
  • Recreational Therapists

Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

Overall:     5

Total Reviews: 2

Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

Please wait ...

Back to Top