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The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role at End of Life: A Clinician Primer

Presented by Annette Askren, CScD, CCC-SLP

The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role at End of Life: A Clinician Primer

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event March 6, 2024 EST
access_time 7:00 pm–8:05 pm EST
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  • For SLPs, Intermediate
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The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role at End of Life: A Clinician Primer

Description

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are now integral members of multidisciplinary end-of-life care teams. Medical SLPs serve as expert consultants to promote quality of life in adults with communication and swallowing difficulties during this stage. This webinar with review the evidence base that describes
the SLP’s role in the assessment and management of oropharyngeal swallowing, communication, and cognitive difficulties experienced by the adult at end of life. A complex case study will illustrate the application of this knowledge.

Instructor

Annette Askren, CScD, CCC-SLP

Dr. Annette “Nicole” Askren graduated with her Master’s degree from San Diego State University in 2013 and her Doctor of Clinical Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2018. Her clinical experience spans four VA healthcare systems across the country in…

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Disclaimer

Financial: Annette N. Askren receives compensation from MedBridge for the production of this course. She is also an employee for the Department of Veteran Affairs and an adjunct professor at West Virginia University.

Nonfinancial: Annette N. Askren has no competing nonfinancial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Accreditation

Requirements

To receive CEU credit all disciplines must attend the webinar for the full duration, complete the quiz with a minimum score of 70%, and complete the participant survey.

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AR, DC, FL, IL, IN, KY, NE, NJ, NC, OK, TN, TX, VA

OT/OTA

DE, FL, KS, NY, TN, AOTA

AT

BOC, FL

SLP

CA, CT, ME, MS, ASHA

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Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the role of the speech-language pathologist (SLP) in the care of adults at end of life
  2. Describe physiologic changes to hunger/thirst/oral comfort that are believed to occur when death is imminent
  3. Identify unique considerations for the assessment of oropharyngeal dysphagia, communication, and cognition at end of life
  4. List intervention approaches to swallowing and communication that promote quality of life
  5. Apply the evidence base to a complex example case study

Agenda

All times in EST.

7:00 PM–7:10 PM
Chapter 1:Role of the SLP at End of Life
7:10 PM–7:30 PM
Chapter 2: Evaluation and Management of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia at End of Life
7:30 PM–7:45 PM
Chapter 3: Evaluation and Management of Cognition and Communication at End of Life
7:45 PM–8:00 PM
Chapter 4: Application of the Evidence Base to a Complex Case Study
8:00 PM–8:05 PM
Break
8:05 PM–8:35 PM
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