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Keys to Interprofessional Collaboration to Improve Dementia Care

1.0 Hours
22
Audio

Course Description

This course features Natalie F. Douglas, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, as she describes research on a care partner training program to support people living with dementia. This conversational format explores a project that took place across a one-year period in six long-term care communities with SLPs, CNAs, and people living with dementia. Tips on incorporating patient-centered goals into documentation are provided, along with ways to improve relationships between SLPs, CNAs, and other professionals. Natalie offers suggestions and presents case studies to help SLPs improve collaboration and patient outcomes.


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Objective

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

1
Identify challenges to generalizing SLP therapy dementia care goals outside of direct treatment
2
Describe an inter-professional collaboration research project to improve patient outcomes in for people with dementia and their families.
3
Summarize key points to support person centered care with people with dementia with inter-professional collaboration with nursing staff.

About Presenters

Mary Beth Hines

MS, CCC-SLP, COM®, QOM®, RYT® 200

Mary Beth Hines, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, QOM®, is a speech-language pathologist in Cincinnati, OH. After graduating from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA she worked in sales and marketing in Chicago and Boston. She returned to school to pursue a career in speech-language pathology and earned a Masters of Science in Communicative Disorders from the University of Redlands in 1999. She worked in adult rehabilitation in Los Angeles and Cincinnati, as well private practice specializing in orofacial myology. Mary Beth is the host of the podcast Keys for SLPs and a moderator for SpeechTherapyPD.com.

Natalie Douglas

PhD, CCC-SLP

Natalie Douglas, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Central Michigan University and an editor for the Adults section of the Informed SLP. She has spent the last 20 years supporting people living with dementia, aphasia, and other communication disorders through clinical practice, quality improvement projects, teaching, and research. As a speech-language pathologist, she specializes in improving access to the ability to communicate one’s feelings, preferences, and needs to support relationships. To this end, she is currently engaging in work related to pragmatic clinical trials and learning health systems.

Additional Information

Speechtherapypd.com
Intermediate Level
0.10 ASHA CEU

ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

Course Timeline

Timeline
5 min: Introduction
15 min: Challenges of dementia care
15 min: Dementia care research project
15 min: Case studies
10 min: Questions, Conclusion, and Resource

Course Disclosure

The content of this course is based on the research and experience of the presenter. You are responsible to do your own research to determine if the information and skills taught are appropriate for your clients/students/patients.
Disclosure Statement for Mary Beth Hines
Financial Mary Beth hosts Keys for SLPs and receives compensation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She also works at Life Speech Pathology and Voices for Parkinson’s and is an LSVT and SPEAK OUT provider.
Nonfinancial Mary Beth is a member of ASHA, Aphasia Access, and the International Association of Orofacial Myology.
Other None
Disclosure Statement for Natalie Douglas
Financial Natalie Douglas, Ph.D., CCC-SLP receives a salary as s a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Central Michigan University. She receives a salary as an editor for the Adults section of The Informed SLP. She receives an honorarium from SpeechTherapyPD.com for this presentation. Dr. Douglas receives grant funding, and is supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number U54AG063546, which funds NIA Embedded Pragmatic Alzheimer’s Disease and AD-Related Dementias Clinical Trials Collaboratory (NIA IMPACT Collaboratory). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. Natalie Douglas is also supported by the Learning Health Systems Rehabilitation Research Network’s scholar and pilot programs.
Nonfinancial No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Mary Beth Hines

MS, CCC-SLP, COM®, QOM®, RYT® 200

Natalie Douglas

PhD, CCC-SLP

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