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Course Overview

Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a relatively rare speech-language disorder that has received increasing amounts of attention over the last few decades. Research investigating the nature of PPA has identified three variants, making the condition easier to diagnose: semantic, logopenic, and nonfluent/agrammatic. Although no cures have been identified, speech-language treatment is an important part of the management of individuals with PPA to help them communicate as long as possible and improve the quality of their lives. However, given the progressive nature of the disease, effective management of PPA requires consideration of not only the current speech-language ability, but also the future decline.

About the Course Author

Holly Hinshelwood, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Holly Hinshelwood Ma, CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Maya Henry, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist and an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Maya Henry PhD CCC-SLP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

    1.00HOURS


    This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional Area).
  • Kansas Health Department of Aging and Disability Services (Speech)

    1.00HOURS

    Approved for 1.0 continuing education clock hours for Kansas Speech Pathologists and Audiologists by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-S1057. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-SLPA0022
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-08-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-06-26
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define PPA and its variants.; Describe a phased treatment approach and its application to PPA.; Identify evaluation approaches for assessing individuals with PPA.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Intermediate level Speech and Language Pathologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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