SAC Webcast: The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Concussion Management (2019)

Elizabeth Skirving, M.S., M.Ed., Reg. CASLPO and Penny Welch-West, M.Cl.Sc.
Speech-Language Pathology
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This webcast is eligible for 1 SAC CEE (Category A).

Presented by Elizabeth Skirving, M.S., M.Ed., Reg. CASLPO and Penny Welch-West, M.Cl.Sc.

Intended audience: Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant, Speech and Hearing Assistant, Students

This session pertains to: Adult (18-64), Seniors (65+)

Level: Intermediate (Assumes general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)

This presentation will provide an overview of the framework for understanding communication and cognitive difficulties that can arise because of a concussion. Focusing on the role of speech-language pathologists in concussion management, the presentation will cover recommendations for clinical practice, interdisciplinary practice and advocacy.


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