Release Date: September 10, 2018
Expiration Date: September 10, 2021
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) play a primary role in ensuring that the information shared with patients is understandable and usable. SLPs can also facilitate communication for people who have speech, language, and cognitive problems. This intermediate-level course provides an overview of health literacy and plain language, as well as the potential negative outcomes related to poor health communication. The broader issue of patient-provider communication across the healthcare spectrum and the role the SLP can take in improving health communication is also explored. Resources to help professionals improve communication with patients and families when talking with them and when providing written information are included.
This program is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate-Level, Related Area)
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Release Date: May 17, 2018
Expiration Date: May 16, 2021
This basic-level course is designed to define leadership theories and models that frame current leadership practices. An exploration of various styles of leadership will enable learners to reflect on their own leadership practices and/or create a leadership plan for the application of new skills. SLPs often take on leadership roles or mentor others in their facility or organization. In these roles, SLPs help develop new clinicians, as well as ensure quality patient care. This course provides a basic understanding of leadership – what it means, what skills are needed, and how to be successful in this role.
This program is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Basic-Level, Related Area)
Release Date: May 14, 2018
Expiration date: May 13, 2021
Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) working in home health agencies must understand of the importance of process and outcomes measurement. The Outcome and ASsessment Information Set (OASIS) is a specific assessment and outcomes measurement instrument that consists of 111 items or questions and measures patient data at various times during the home care stay. The OASIS is mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and SLPs are authorized to complete this tool, with proper training. SLPs taking this intermediate level course will be aware of the time and accuracy requirements related to OASIS documentation and levels of compliance.
This program is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate-Level, Professional Area)