Interprofessional Rehabilitation of People With Right Hemisphere Damage - SLPA0020

Interprofessional Rehabilitation of People With Right Hemisphere Damage

by George M. Fluharty, MA, CCC-SLP and Allison Lieberman, PT, MSPT, GCS and Susan Ann Swinehart, OTD, MS, BA/OT
SLPA0020
(4.5 / 73 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Audiology/SLP (0.10 CEU)

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Price: $12.00
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Summary:

Rehabilitation of patients with right hemisphere brain damage involves all team members having thorough knowledge and skills of the assessment and intervention techniques for deficits involving communication, cognition, perception, and mobility. This learning activity discusses the disorders associated with right hemisphere damage, the tools that speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists use to assess deficits, and techniques clinicians use to help patients effectively communicate, ambulate, and participate in daily occupations.

Objectives:

This continuing education program discusses the disorders associated with right hemisphere damage, the tools that speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists use to assess deficits, and techniques clinicians use to help patients effectively communicate, ambulate, and participate in daily occupations. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify at least four disorders associated with right hemisphere damage
  • Describe at least two tools for assessing the effects of right hemisphere damage
  • Discuss at least three interprofessional approaches to help people compensate for the effects of right hemisphere damage
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including speech language pathologists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists.
 
Speech language pathologists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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Remember, ASHA CEUs cannot be awarded retroactively, so it is very important that you follow the instructions for earning ASHA CEUs. If you have any questions, contact ce@oncourselearning.com or 800-866-0919. Only those participants who follow the instructions for earning ASHA CEUs will have their course information submitted to the ASHA CE Registry.
 
 
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
 
Disclosures:

George M. Fluharty, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist with more than 30 years of experience treating neurogenic communication disorders. Mr. Fluharty has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that relate to this education activity.
 
Allison Lieberman, PT, MSPT, GCS, is the Clinical Manager of Acute Physical & Occupational Therapy at the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison, NJ. Prior to her employment at JFK, Allison was the Assistant Supervisor of Acute Care at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in NYC. Ms. Lieberman has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that relate to this education activity.
 
Susan Swinehart, OTD, MS, BA/OT, is clinical editor occupational therapy for OnCourse Learning. Dr. Swinehart has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that relate to this education activity.

Course Originally Released on: 3/27/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/20/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2021

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Michael M - Houston, TX  ·  Jul 19, 2019
interesting course with a lot of helpful terms
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Ellen M - Washington, DC  ·  Jul 10, 2019
This was a helpful overview and contained digestible information that would prove helpful for family educational resources as well
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Tina D - Tampa, FL  ·  May 15, 2019
It was helpful information for the assessment of right hemisphere damage.
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Solangel B - Tampa, FL  ·  May 14, 2019
Great presentation and highly informative. Great review
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Melissa H - Palmetto, FL  ·  May 13, 2019
Relevant to all in rehabilitation (ST, OT, PT)
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