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Aphasia and the Medical Speech- Language Pathologist (SLP) – Live Journal Club

Presented by: Maura English Silverman, MS, CCC/SLP and Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP

APRIL 12, 2023 at 8:30 PM EST

NOTE:  The Request for ASHA CEUs form is now located on the Quiz page, you can fill it out when you take the quiz.

After this journal club, you will be able to…

  • Identify how aphasia impacts conversation and what measurement exist for assessment.

  • Identify three measures being used to assess conversation for patients impacted by aphasia

  • Describe clinical practice patterns of speech-language pathologists who work with patients diagnosed with aphasia

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.

Course Agenda

  • 8:30-8:35 PM EST: Introduction of topic, articles being covered, and presenters

  • 8:35-8:50 PM EST: An overview of aphasia and conversational assessments as they relate to the medical SLP

  • 8:50-9:28 PM EST: Educational dialogue regarding aphasia treatment and assessment options on conversation skills along with Q+A

  • 9:28-9:30 PM EST: Conclusionary information

Speaker Information and Disclosures:

Maura English Silverman, MS, CCC/SLP

Maura English Silverman, MS, CCC/SLP is the Founder of the Triangle Aphasia Project Unlimited (TAP). Following 18 years of service as Executive Director, Maura now serves as Director of Clinical Services at TAP. Maura is passionate about helping individuals find their potential and is committed to the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia. She is a Founding member of Aphasia Access and the recipient of the Inaugural Innovator Award, Triangle Business Journal’s Healthcare Hero and ASA’s RAISE award. Maura has cherished the opportunity to publish, present and serve on national and international professional forums. She treasures the individuals and families she serves and emphasizes community engagement through collaboration.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

Maura will receive an honorarium for this presentation from MedSLP Collective.  She is also a mentor for the Medical SLP Collective and receives a consulting fee.  She is the Director of Clinical Services at Triangle Aphasia Project Unlimited (TAP) and receives a salary.

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

Founding member of Aphasia Access

 

Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

 

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.

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.

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