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ICU Interventions & Delirium

March 30th
UC Davis M.I.N.D Institute
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UC Davis - M.I.ND. Institute

Speaker:
  Jo Puntil-Sheltman, MS, CCC-SLP, BRS-S, is a Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.  She has specialized in the management of dysphagia disorders for the past 32 years in acute care, rehabilitation, skilled nursing and ventilator dependent facilities.  Mrs. Puntil-Sheltman has authored several textbook chapters and clinically based reference tools including the Anatomicalendar, Follow the Swallow and recently “Dysphagia Management” with Michael Groher and Michael Crary.  She has extensive experience in developing Interdisciplinary dysphagia programs throughout southern California and currently in Southern Utah.  Mrs. Puntil-Sheltman has lectured nationally for the past 28 years providing a more medically based understanding of the dypshagic patient.  She has numerous honors for her outstanding clinical work in medical settings and her teachings to colleagues and students.



3 CE's Offered 8:30 am - 11:45 am

Continental Breakfast served

Free with current paid membership




Recruiting & Activating Cognitive Resources in ABI

April 20th
NorthBay Healthcare
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Aaron Rothbart, MS, CCC-SLP, is a doctoral student, pursuing clinical and research interests related to cognitive rehabilitation following acquired brain injury. Previously, he has worked in a variety of medical settings, including: acute, acute rehabilitation, transitional living and outpatient clinical services. Clinical specialties have centered around cognition, voice, dysarthria, aphasia and dysphagia. He has developed and led various groups ranging from individuals with Parkinson’s disease to caregiver support groups. He has served as a lead clinical researcher with investigations examining assistive technology and external stimulation in post-acute/chronic aphasia. He served on several district advisory boards and as a member of the ASHA TBI Topic Committee. Aaron has presented at both the state and national levels.

Level of instruction:  Intermediate

Course description: This presentation will introduce an expansive understanding of how cognition serves as an underlying deficit in nearly all acquired brain injuries; therefore, requiring clinicians to consider the identification of potentially subtle cognitive deficits, prioritization of cognition as a treatment target, and addressing cognition through a combination of neurobiological and compensatory means. The talk will emphasize how establishing an effective therapeutic alliance is an essential ingredient in recovery outcomes by implementing wholistic patient-centered care.



6 CE's to be Offered 

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Additional fees required

Continental breakfast and box lunch will be provided




Recruiting & Activating Cognitive Resources in ABI

May 11th
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
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Aaron Rothbart, MS, CCC-SLP, is a doctoral student, pursuing clinical and research interests related to cognitive rehabilitation following acquired brain injury. Previously, he has worked in a variety of medical settings, including: acute, acute rehabilitation, transitional living and outpatient clinical services. Clinical specialties have centered around cognition, voice, dysarthria, aphasia and dysphagia. He has developed and led various groups ranging from individuals with Parkinson’s disease to caregiver support groups. He has served as a lead clinical researcher with investigations examining assistive technology and external stimulation in post-acute/chronic aphasia. He served on several district advisory boards and as a member of the ASHA TBI Topic Committee. Aaron has presented at both the state and national levels.

Level of instruction:  Intermediate

Course description: This presentation will introduce an expansive understanding of how cognition serves as an underlying deficit in nearly all acquired brain injuries; therefore, requiring clinicians to consider the identification of potentially subtle cognitive deficits, prioritization of cognition as a treatment target, and addressing cognition through a combination of neurobiological and compensatory means. The talk will emphasize how establishing an effective therapeutic alliance is an essential ingredient in recovery outcomes by implementing wholistic patient-centered care.

6 CE's to be Offered 

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Additional fees required

Continental breakfast and box lunch will be provided




Head & Neck Cancer

August 10th
Sharp Grossmont Hospital
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Dr. Lisa Evangelista is the Director of Speech Pathology in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UC Davis . She is a board certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders. Her clinical interest includes managing swallowing dysfunction following the surgical and medical management of head and neck cancers. She has expertise in assessing and treating radiation-associated swallowing disorders.  Dr. Evangelista's research focuses on improving functional outcomes following surgical and medical treatments for head and neck cancers. Her research interests include swallowing outcomes following radiation therapy and quality of life outcomes following surgical intervention in head and neck oncology.



3 CE's Offered 8:30 am - 11:45 am

Continental Breakfast served

Free with current paid membership

 





Head & Neck Cancer

September 14th
Eden Medical Center
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Dr. Lisa Evangelista is the Director of Speech Pathology in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UC Davis . She is a board certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders. Her clinical interest includes managing swallowing dysfunction following the surgical and medical management of head and neck cancers. She has expertise in assessing and treating radiation-associated swallowing disorders.  Dr. Evangelista's research focuses on improving functional outcomes following surgical and medical treatments for head and neck cancers. Her research interests include swallowing outcomes following radiation therapy and quality of life outcomes following surgical intervention in head and neck oncology.

3 CE's Offered 8:30 am - 11:45 am

Continental Breakfast served

Free with current paid membership



 




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