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Executive Function Treatment: In The Face Of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy....Lifesaving!

# e123   Executive Function Treatment: In The Face Of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy....Lifesaving!

by Nancy Horowitz Moilanen, MA, CCC-SLP

0.2 CEUs

$ 39.00

The purpose of this course is to bring to light the signs/symptoms associated with recurrent concussion. The course demonstrates specific Speech-Language Pathology executive function treatment strategies, utilizing a therapist and patient-centered team approach aimed at modifying behaviors and reducing symptoms; thus allowing return to daily function with an increase in positive communicative/social interactions. Offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs – 2 contact hours.  

Content Disclosure: The content of this online CE course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found by clicking on the Presenter & Disclosures tab.

Course Format: Video PowerPoint presentation with author narration & downloadable handout.

At eCourse conclusion, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss symptoms occurring in Stages 1-3 of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
  2. Discuss impact of serial concussions on neurological executive function.
  3. Discuss CTE preventative strategies.

A score of 80% or better must be received on the post test in order 
to receive a certificate of completion.

AOTA

Domain of OT: Areas of Occupation, Performance Skills

OT Process: Intervention

Nancy Moilanen, MA, CCC-SLP, is a leader in the practice of Speech-Language Pathology, having founded and established departments in medical facilities and educational institutions for more than 36 years. She continues to share her expertise and clinical experiences with other medical providers through writing, oral presentations, and online continuing education courses.

Nancy's signature, evidence-based Well Together Neuro Rehab™ program has been developed through her extensive research, insights, clinical expertise and personal commitment to understanding the needs of persons with neurogenic disorders. Nancy wants to inspire a forward-looking vision for those who dedicate their lives to improving patients’ communication well-being, social well-being, and quality-of-life through Speech-Language Pathology therapy.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Nancy Moilanen is the author of online CEU courses offered by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

Nonfinancial — Nancy Moilanen has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


Intended Audience

  • OT
  • SLP

This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

Offered for 2 CEEs. Northern Speech Services’ continuing education activities are eligible for Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) Continuing Education Equivalents (CEEs) in speech-language pathology. An activity’s eligibility for CEEs does not imply SAC’s endorsement of its content or any associated products or procedures.


AOTA: Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. #4095.
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Content Disclosure: The content of this online CE course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found by clicking on the Presenter & Disclosures tab.

ASHA CEUs: NSS online courses are registered with ASHA and are offered for ASHA CEUs. The number of CEUs is noted above. Note that 0.1 CEU = 1 contact hour = equals 1 CEE.

Licensing Boards: Most state licensing boards DO accept CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some state boards do, however, place a limit to the number of credits that can be earned via home study/online courses. For the most current information, we suggest that you contact your licensing board or agency to verify acceptance policies and/or any credit limits related to home-study courses prior to registering for this course.

ASHA CE Registry:  During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.

ASHA CEUS: Attendees must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs:

  • Current ASHA Member
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
  • Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology
  • Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Engaged in a Clinical Fellowship under the supervision of an individual with their ASHA CCC
  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology

If an attendee is not an ASHA member or CCC holder but meets any of the above criteria, they may inform the ASHA CE Registry of their eligibility by visiting this site.

Additional accrediting agencies by which Northern Speech is an approved CE provider:

  • California: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board. Provider #PDP4. Online CEU limits may apply; please contact SLPAHADB for current online CEU acceptance policies.
  • Iowa: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners. Provider #169.
  • Kansas: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Provider #LTS-S0005.
  • Peer Reviewed: This course was peer reviewed and registered with ASHA on 02/28/2015.

  • Course Completion Timeframe: You have unlimited time to complete this online course. You may log off and log on as you wish in order to complete all sections of this course.

  • Content Access: Access to course materials and content does not expire, even after completing the post test. You may continue to review course material by logging into your NSS account, clicking the E-Courses tab, and then viewing your desired course.

  • Certificate of Completion: On successful completion of the post test (80%), a certificate will be immediately available for download and/or printing. This certificate will include your name, date of completion (based on the Eastern Standard Time Zone), and number of contact hours (CEUs / CEEs).

  • ASHA CE Registry Submission: During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.

  • Purchase Orders: Purchase orders are NOT accepted when registering for online courses. Payment must be made online in the form of a credit or debit card payment.

  • More FAQ: Please click here.

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"The use of the bull's eye graphic to help clients identify barriers and generate solutions was most beneficial. I really liked the focus on helpful tools and strategies for clients." – S.G. (Dec. 2016)

"All of the discussions were helpful!!! The presenter is excellent!" – V.V. (Dec. 2016)

"Bill's "Tool Kit" with all of its details and trials of strategies that worked and did not work was most beneficial. I enjoyed the background information about CTE stages, the definitions of concussion and the information about the claims against the NFL re: second impact syndrome." – L.H. (Nov. 2016)

"I liked the discussion on the therapist's role of shaping pt's ability to take ownership of his care." – J.F. (Nov. 2016)

"I really appreciated the incorporation of big picture life-style changes and impact on pain, anger and fatigue. I loved the combination of slides, audio and video of patient. Very nicely integrated between patient and therapist viewpoint." – J.L. (Oct. 2016)

"I enjoyed learning more about concussions (signs, symptoms, grades 1-3) and the damaging effect of them. The case history was interesting as was hearing the patient's perspective on things." – M.W. (Oct. 2016)

"I enjoyed the facts about head injuries and the case study." – L.W. (Sept. 2016)

"The discussions on successful tools and how it feels to live with a brain injury were really helpful. I liked the comments of Mr. Staley." – K.E. (Sept. 2016)

"I found the therapy techniques especially beneficial." – G.C. (Aug. 2016)

"I really appreciated the use of the tool kit and Pt's abilities to verbalize his emotions of the difficultry just managing his life each day. I liked the video tapes and how the patient evolved in taking back control of his life -- self-initiated strategies." – J.P. (July 2016)

"The case study was most effective in gaining understanding of CTE. I liked the "toolkit" idea and the explanation of executive function tasks." – K.P. (July 2016)

"I liked that the presentation was easy to follow and interesting. Loved the way the sections were summarized." – R.T. (June 2016)

"Well done course. The findings on the effect of sports injuries was really useful. I liked the information to provide to parents on effects of tbi." – M.M. (May 2016)

"It is a well organized and informative course. The toolkit used by the patient was most helpful." – W.N. (Apr. 2016)

"I appreciated the treatment strategies and the seriousness of CTE." – D.G. (Apr. 2016)

"The concussion grades and CTE stages were very beneficial. I liked the real life treatment with someone experiencing difficulties managing their day. I expected further research based treatment approaches." – B.S. (Apr. 2016)

"The suggestions for formatting treatment of executive function skills with TBI were great. I liked the videos and all of the references provided. I would like to have seen the video of an actual session with the SLP." – S.L. (Apr. 2016)

"I liked the case study and the bulls-eye visual." – S.D. (Mar. 2016)

"I especially enjoyed the treatment strategies, the summary of topics covered at the end of each section, and the patient's personal perspective." – K.S. (Mar. 2016)

"I loved the patient interviews!!! His honesty and willingness to share his experience to help us therapists better understand a pt POV was great." – K.W. (Mar. 2016)

"The discussion on allowing pt more opportunity to come up with strategies was very good." – R.A. (Feb. 2016)

"Learning how to utilize specific txt guidelines for assisting these clients was really useful." – K.S. (Feb. 2016)

"I liked the personal story of Mr. Staley." – M.P. (Feb. 2016)

"The toolbox of strategies was helpful. I liked the video clips to support the data and to hear and feel the client's angst as he moved through the program." – C.C. (Feb. 2016)

"The introduction of CTE portion was most beneficial. I liked that you could complete the course when you had time." – C.B. (Feb. 2016)

"I appreciated the treatment approaches covered, although I expected more treatment for patients who have severe symptoms." – O.N. (Feb. 2016)

"I liked the patient interviews that demonstrated the effectiveness of specific strategies." – C.B. (Jan. 2016)

"Interesting topic, great information and videos." – A.H. (Jan. 2016)

"The discusson of the use of specific tools to help with pain, memory, refocusing negative was most beneficial. I expected general review of current evaluation and treatment of concussion in addition to specific case presentation." – J.W. (Jan. 2016)

 

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