THIS COURSE IS FREE FOR MEMBERS OF THE MEDICAL SLP COLLECTIVE

AAC and the Medical Speech-Language Pathologist – Journal Club

Presented by: Shawnise Carter, MS CCC-SLP and Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP

 

APRIL 13, 2022 – 8:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM CST / 6:30 PM MST / 5:30 PM PST

After this webinar, you will be able to…

  • Identify three types of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)
  •  Identify three patient populations that could benefit from AAC
  • Describe strengths and weaknesses of current AAC modalities

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

Speaker Information and Disclosures

Shawnise Carter has over 17 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist and has worked in the settings of skilled nursing, home health, school, and as a private practice owner. She has experience providing speech and language services to adults and children with a wide variety of concomitant disorders. Shawnise earned her BS and MS degrees in speech and hearing sciences from Tennessee State University. She will graduate with a clinical doctorate in speech-language pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions next month.

Since she joined Lingraphica in 2016, Shawnise has occupied the positions of a clinical consultant, an in-service provider team lead, a clinical educator manager, & now a research manager- where she heads the research department. She is a wife, mother of five, and remains dedicated to community service through her church and her sorority.

Disclosures:
Financial: Shawnise Carter receives a salary from Lingraphica.
Nonfinancial: No non-financial disclosures. 

Jessica Lasky is a medical Speech-Language Pathologist that specializes in dysphagia and the adult and geriatric populations. Jessica has worked in nearly every setting possible from outpatient neuro rehabilitation, stroke, and trauma 1 hospitals, acute rehab facilities, and SNFs. In 2015 Jessica launched her mobile FEES company, Mobile Scope, that provides FEES services throughout the state of Arizona. She has since also launched a CEU company, Evolutionary Education Solutions, focusing on dysphagia and FEES training. Jessica is passionate about patient advocacy, evidence-based practice and continuous clinical growth, and mentoring. Jessica is a clinical mentor and moderator for the MedSLP Collective and enjoys helping fellow clinicians all over the country and the world navigate tricky clinical problems. Jessica is a 4-time ASHA ACE recipient and presents on various topics from dysphagia to delirium all over the United States. Jessica co-founded the Dysphagia Outreach Project along with Hillary Cooper and Michelle Caffaro to help spread education and resources to clinicians and patients working with and impacted by dysphagia. She lives in Phoenix with her husband their three beautiful cats!

Financial Disclosures: Jessica receives a salary from Mobile Scope, Neuro RehabCare, the MedSLP Collective, and Evolutionary Education Solutions. She also receives a consulting fee from the MedSLP Collective. Jessica retains intellectual property rights from Evolutionary Education Solutions. Finally, Jessica has ownership interest in both Mobile Scope and Evolutionary Education Solutions.

Non-Financial Disclosures: Jessica is a member, volunteer, co-founder/owner, and vice president of education for the Dysphagia Outreach Project. Jessica is also an ArSHA Medical Committee board member, ASHA member, and co-founder/member of the Med SLP Arizona Journal Club and Networking Group.

Course Agenda

 Agenda:

 

  • Minutes 0-5: Introduction of topic, articles being covered, and presenters
    Minutes 5-15: An overview of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Advances and the medical SLP
    Minutes 15-58: Educational dialogue regarding AAC modalities and devices
    Minutes 58-60: Conclusionary information

Additional FAQs

Can I get ASHA CEUS for this Course?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

What is the Refund/Cancellation Policy?  

Click here to view our policy:  https://medslpcollective.com/cancellation-of-courses-and-events/

What can I do if I have a complaint?  

Please contact us at info@medslpcollective.com

Who is this webinar appropriate for?  

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

What if I need special accommodations?  

If you require accommodations to access these materials due to a disability, please email us at info@medslpcollective.com

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