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Theoretical and Clinical Background for VNeST

presented by Lisa A. Edmonds, PhD, CCC-SLP

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Financial: Lisa Edmonds receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Non-Financial: Lisa Edmonds has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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The purpose of this course is to provide information regarding the clinical and theoretical basis for VNeST. The course will include a description of the clinical problem, a review of lexical retrieval and sentence production models, and an explanation of the Verb Network. The course concludes by consolidating all of this information to apply it to every day practice.

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Lisa A. Edmonds, PhD, CCC-SLP

Lisa A. Edmonds, PhD, CCC-SLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist and Associate Professor/Program Director for Communication Sciences and Disorders at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Edmonds received her PhD from the University of Texas, Austin and her MA degree from The Ohio State University. Prior to her current position at Columbia, Dr. Edmonds was an…

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1. The Clinical Problem

The first chapter of this course will explain the clinical problem with regard to facilitating improvement to sentences and discourse in aphasia and provide definitions and examples of generalization.

2. Lexical Retrieval and Sentence Production Models

This course describes theoretical basic single word and sentence production models that provide an important basis for clinical reasoning.

3. The Verb Netork

This chapter will provide Information regarding relationship between verbs and their thematic roles (The Verb Network), and will describe evidence for co-activation of verbs and thematic roles. After viewing this chapter, participants will be able to explain how these relationships can theoretically be activated for promotion of generalization.

4. Putting it All Together

What does all of this theoretical background and research evidence mean for every day care of patients? This chapter puts it all together and applies the information from this course to clinical practice.

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