presented by Martha Burns
Financial: Martha Burns receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. Publications by Martha Burns are referenced in this course.
Non-Financial: Martha Burns has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
Dr. Martha S. Burns has been a practicing speech language pathologist in the Chicago area for over 40 years. She serves on the Faculty of Northwestern University, department of communication sciences and disorders, and has been a consultant to The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for 35 years. Dr. Burns is a Fellow of the American…Read full bio
1. Neuroscience Update
Recognize and discuss network theory, fiber tract organization and connectomes. Describe modular organization of inferior frontal gyrus and posterior superior temporal lobe. Describe connectomes and potential treatment applications
2. Assessment and "How" of Treatment Overview
Utilize basic cognitive assessments for adults with TBI, stroke and early dementia. Describe neuromodulators associated with recovery. Utilize treatment techniques that upregulate and enhance neuroplastic brain changes.
3. Treatment Review of Evidence Based Interventions
Utilize treatment interventions for attention. Utilize treatment interventions for memory. Utilize treatment interventions for executive function.