Cognitive-linguistic dysfunction after acquired brain injury can cover a wide spectrum of deficits and levels of impairment. As a result, comprehensive and reliable evaluation of cognitive-linguistic functions can be challenging. In order to provide optimal care, clinicians must have the analytical skills to determine the best evidence-based diagnostic tools for use with their clients with neurological diagnoses. This sessions presents a thorough review of both functional and standardized evaluation tools and techniques for all types and severity levels of cognitive-linguistic impairment in adolescents and adults.
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- Pre-evaluation procedures
- National cognitive function measures
- Cognitive screening tools
- Assessment of severely/profoundly impaired cognition
- Assessment of moderately impaired cognition
- Assessment of mildly impaired cognition
- Evaluation report writing
- Within treatment assessment
- Case studies and review
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on techniques for all types and severity levels of cognitive-linguistic impairment in adolescents and adults.
- List 3 screening tools for use in evaluating cognitive-linguistic function of individuals with profound to severe neurocognitive deficits.
- List 3 assessments for use in evaluating cognitive-linguistic function of individuals with:
- Profound to severe neurocognitive deficits.
- Moderate severity neurocognitive deficits.
- Mild neurocognitive deficits.
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Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Speech Language Pathologist
Instructional Level: Intermediate
This course is offered for 0.40 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Charity Shelton is employed by Missouri Rehabilitation Center and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
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