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)
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Release Date: May 14, 2018
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)
Release Date: May 1, 2018
This intermediate course reviews essential information needed to care for an increasingly aging population. It is designed to help speech-language pathologists (SLPs) encourage, teach, and guide older adults to actively practice healthy lifestyles. This course provides SLPs who work with older adults additional knowledge in the field of geriatrics that will allow them to provide quality care to improve patient outcomes. SLPs will be able to recognize the needs of older adult clients and develop person-centered plans to support optimal living and promote healthy aging. Additionally, this course will set the stage for developing a healthier society in which people can age well and successfully.
This program is offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate-Level, Related Area)