Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's Disease (PD) and Treatment – Live Journal Club
Presented by: Valeria Gary, M.A., CCC-SLP and Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP
MARCH 8, 2023 at 8:30 PM EST
After this journal club, you will be able to…
- Identify three cognitive functions often impacted by Parkinson's Disease (PD)
- Identify three brain centers that are often impacted by PD and thought to be correlated to associated cognitive impairments.
- Describe clinical practice patterns of speech-language pathologists who work with patients diagnosed with PD.
Can I get continuing education for this webinar?
8:30-8:35 PM EST: Introduction of topic, articles being covered, and presenters
8:35-8:50 PM EST: An overview of Parkinson's Disease, associated cognitive impairments and decline as well as evidence-based interventions as they relate to the medical SLP
8:50-9:28 PM EST: Educational dialogue regarding therapeutic interventions along with Q and A
9:28-9:30 PM EST: Conclusionary information
Speaker Information and Disclosures:
Valeria Gary, M.A., CCC-SLP, holds certifications in Speech-Language Pathology, Personal Training, Brain Health Training, Behavior Change, and Nutrition Coaching.
Valeria owns Parkinson’s Speech Services, where she provides maintenance speech therapy services. At Wellstar Health System, Valeria provides clinical services and co-hosts a monthly Parkinson’s support group. Her certifications include LSVT-LOUD®, LSVT-LOUD for Life®, Speak OUT!®, McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program, and MBSImP (Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile).
Valeria mentors in the area of Parkinson’s Disease at Medical SLP Collective.
Honoraria and salary from Medical SLP Collective
Owner Parkinson’s Speech Services
Employee Wellstar Health System
Trainer at Center for Movement Challenges
Advisory board member for Parkinson Foundation’s Georgia chapter.
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.
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.
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?
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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.
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