Motor symptoms in Parkinson’s, such as slowness of movement, rigidity, and tremor have long been the focus of identification, assessment, and treatment with rehab as well as with medications and surgery.
However, the problem is some of the earliest symptoms to appear—the non-motor issues—impact speech, language, and cognition and are often overlooked until these symptoms become more pronounced and visible. Also, of concern, many of these issues are not responsive to pharmacological or surgical intervention. This is where treatment with speech-language pathologists comes into play.
Join international Parkinson’s expert, John Dean, MA, CCC-SLP, as he helps you find the clinical answers you’ve been seeking for clients with symptoms that are not responsive to pharmacological or surgical intervention.
This workshop will be a fast-moving intensive look at a range of common communication and cognitive issues associated with Parkinson’s as they intersect with the speech-language pathology scope of practice, including voice and speech as well as language and cognition. You will learn how to skillfully implement a range of treatment approaches to meet your clients’ needs and goals!
NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-844-8260 before the event.
This course contains 1.5 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.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 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.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Provider Number: 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 1.5 continuing education credits.
Approved for 1.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.
This self-study activity qualifies for 1.5 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.
|File type||File name||Number of pages|
|Manual - Parkinson's and the SLP (3.5 MB)||40 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Instructions for ASHA credit - Self-Study Only (64.4 KB)||Available after Purchase|
John Dean, MA, CCC-SLP, has been specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s and related disorders since 2007. In addition to clinical work, he has been involved in an array of Parkinson’s-related projects ranging from the development of interdisciplinary Parkinson’s rehab networks for a large healthcare company, founding startups that build technologies for people living with Parkinson’s and even a stint as a member of the senior leadership at the Davis Phinney Foundation.
John currently divides his time between Lisbon and Colorado, collaborating with physiotherapist Josefa Domingos to develop exercise activities that combine movement, voice, and cognition, as well as running a startup that creates technologies to help scale up dual-task training for patients around the world.
Financial: John Dean maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: John Dean serves on the scientific advisory board for the Davis Phinney Foundation and is committee chair for the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. He is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.
Access never expires for this product.
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