THFW Geriatric Grand Rounds - How Speech Pathologists Assist Those Living With Dementia in the Acute Setting

Target Audience

This online interprofessional educational enduring material is designed for internal medicine physicians, advanced practice providers, hospitalists, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nutrition, pastoral care, senior clinic clinical staff, hospital administration, community partner physicians and health care providers. Its purpose is to address the need for education regarding geriatric population’s response to surgery, medications, and care that require special attention from physicians and clinical staff. Needs exist to address strategies in improving care techniques and performance that will better reflect standards of care for these patients.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this online enduring material, participants should be able to:

  • Improve overall patient care through interprofessional collaboration
  • Identify role of speech pathologist as it related to the swallowing and communication skills for those patients living with dementia
  • Describe 5 sensory input and processing systems and impact of change as the dementia progresses
  • Identify specific physical approaches and communication techniques to incorporate when providing care for patients living with dementia
  • Discuss the importance in doing “with” and not “to” a person living with dementia
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    The Texas Health Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 0.75 Attendance
  • 0.75 Nursing Contact Hour(s)
    In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
  • 0.75 Social Work & Licensed Professional Counselors CE Clock Hour(s)
    This program complies with the continuing education statutes and rules of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council.
Course opens: 
10/27/2021
Course expires: 
10/27/2024
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    The Texas Health Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 0.75 Attendance
  • 0.75 Nursing Contact Hour(s)
    In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
  • 0.75 Social Work & Licensed Professional Counselors CE Clock Hour(s)
    This program complies with the continuing education statutes and rules of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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