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Cognitive Interventions: Neuroscience Applications in Clinical Practice (Recorded Webinar)

presented by Martha S. Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

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Financial: Martha S. Burns receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Nonfinancial: Martha S. Burns is a neuroscience professor in communication sciences and disorders. She has no competing nonfinancial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Video Runtime: 172 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 33 Minutes

This course is a recording of a previously hosted live webinar event. Polling and question submission features are not available for this recording. Format and structure may differ from those of standard MedBridge courses.

This course will review neuroscience research on cognitive functions associated with acquired neuropathologies in adults as well as neurodevelopmental disorders in children and adolescents. The course will focus on clinically relevant cognitive issues for academic, vocational, and/or avocational goals. Evidence-based interventions will be discussed for pediatric and adult populations.

Meet Your Instructor

Martha S. Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

Dr. Martha S. Burns has been a practicing speech-language pathologist in the Chicago area for more than 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…

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

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1. Overview of Brain Organization for Cognitive Functions

This chapter will discuss network structure and frontal lobe executive functions, specifically umbrella skills, regulatory-related skills, and subcomponent skills.

2. Cognitive Disorders in Patients With Acquired Neuropathologies

This chapter will discuss postconcussion syndrome, traumatic brain injury, right hemisphere stroke, dementias, and other causes of acquired neuropathologies.

3. Cognitive Disturbances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

This chapter will discuss autism spectrum disorders, developmental language disorders, and intellectual impairment.

4. Evidence-Based Practice: Adults

This chapter will discuss restorative approaches, compensatory approaches, and adjunctive technological approaches to adult care.

5. Evidence-Based Practice: Pediatrics

This chapter will discuss facilitative approaches, approaches for older clients, and collaborative approaches.

6. Question and Answer Session

This chapter is a viewer-submitted question and answer session facilitated by Marty Burns.

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