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DISE4704

Aphasia Solutions - Making Their Voices Heard
Course Information:
  • eBook
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Causes and Types of Aphasia
  • Diagnose, Treat, and Manage Aphasia
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$56.99
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The National Aphasia Association (NAA) defines aphasia as, “an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person's ability to process language, but does not affect intelligence. Aphasia can impact all aspects of quality of life for clients and their family caregivers. This course will present recent research related to the causes, types, symptoms and impact aphasia. Learners will also learn about best practice approaches to treat and manage aphasia.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: Define aphasia; Identify 5 common causes of aphasia; List and describe the 5 types of aphasia and their respective symptoms; Explain 3 ways that aphasia can impact quality of life; Access the clinical practice guidelines for aphasia; List and describe 4 tools that help people with aphasia to communicate more effectively.

Topics covered in this course include:
  • About Aphasia
  • Causes and Types of Aphasia
  • Diagnose, Treat, and Manage Aphasia
  • Form an Effective Care Team
  • Innovative Therapy and Technology
  • Fight back through advocacy


Instructor

Christopher Kelly, M.ED, B.A.

Your instructor for this course is Chris Kelly. Chris joined Griswold Home Care as the Director of Learning and Development in 2012. In this role, he works with a dynamic team to develop innovative learning and development programs for franchisees, healthcare providers, clients, and family caregivers. For the past 25 years, Chris has provided direct care, health education, support, and advocacy for children and adults who are facing challenging health conditions. Prior to joining Griswold Home Care, he served as Director of Education with the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter. In this role, he managed all education and support programs for persons with dementia and the family/professional caregivers who support them. He also managed a 25-bed Alzheimer’s Special Care center for a national assisted living chain. Chris dedicated the early part of his professional career to providing personal care and activities therapy in the LTC and CMHC settings. He has earned a Master’s degree in Adult/Distance Education from Pennsylvania State University and a BA in Psychology from LaSalle University. Chris has also presented for statewide, national and international conferences on the topics of Aging, family caregiving, Dementia, health literacy, and educational design. Chris has dedicated his professional career to his grandmother who lost a 13-year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Aphasia Solutions - Making Their Voices Heard

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