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Neurology and Neuroscience: Review and Update For Your Clinical Practice

# e88   Neurology and Neuroscience: Review and Update For Your Clinical Practice

by Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP

0.1 CEUs

$ 24.00

With the recent explosion in neuroscience research now being applied to clinical populations like autism spectrum disorders, auditory processing disorders, motor speech disorders, language disorders in children, aphasia in adults, and neurocognitive disorders, knowledge of basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology is essential.  This online CEU course is for practicing clinicians who would like a quick review of neuroanatomy and an overview of newer approaches to neurophysiology for better understanding of the latest research applications to the world of the clinician.

The course covers basic components of the human nervous system with emphasis on the central nervous system and cerebrum as well as the physiology of neuronal connections. It then reviews neurodevelopment from the basics of prenatal development to the maturation of major fiber tracts and cortex. Finally it introduces the 3 C’s — neuroscience principles of circuitry, coordination and chemistry — the new aspects of neuroscience that apply to understanding the disorders we work with clinically. Offered for 0.1 ASHA CEU – 1 contact hour.

Content Disclosure: The content of this online CE course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found by clicking on the Presenter & Disclosures tab.

Course Format: Video PowerPoint presentation with author narration & downloadable handout.

At eCourse conclusion, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply fundamentals of neurology and neuroanatomy of the central nervous system to neurobehavioral assessment and intervention in speech-language pathology, psychology, occupational therapy, or physical therapy.
  2. Apply research on neurodevelopment — from the basics of prenatal development to the maturation of major fiber tracts and cortex — to assessment of neurobehavioral disorders in children and adolescents.
  3. Utilize neurology and neuroanatomy fundamentals to understand evolving neuroscience research on autism spectrum disorders, auditory processing disorders, motor speech disorders, language disorders in children, aphasia in adults, and neurocognitive disorders.
A score of 80% or better must be received on the post test in order 
to receive a certificate of completion.

AOTA

Domain of OT: Client Factors

Martha S. Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a renowned author and clinician specializing in language and brain development. Dr. Burns is an ASHA Fellow, serves on the faculty of Northwestern University in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and has been a consultant to Chicago area school districts for over 30 years. She has authored three books, a test, and over 100 book chapters and articles on language and brain development, language disorders, and interventions for autism, auditory processing disorders and language disorders.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial — Martha Burns is the author of online CEU courses sponsored by Northern Speech; receives royalty payments.

Financial — Martha Burns is a paid consultant for Scientific Learning Corporation.

Nonfinancial — Martha Burns has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose. 


Intended Audience

  • OT
  • SLP

This program is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

Offered for 1 CEEs. Northern Speech Services’ continuing education activities are eligible for Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) Continuing Education Equivalents (CEEs) in speech-language pathology. An activity’s eligibility for CEEs does not imply SAC’s endorsement of its content or any associated products or procedures.


AOTA: Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. #4095.
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Content Disclosure: The content of this online CE course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found by clicking on the Presenter & Disclosures tab. 

ASHA CEUs: NSS online courses are registered with ASHA and are offered for ASHA CEUs. The number of CEUs is noted above. Note that 0.1 CEU = 1 contact hour = equals 1 CEE.

Licensing Boards: Most state licensing boards DO accept CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some state boards do, however, place a limit to the number of credits that can be earned via home study/online courses. For the most current information, we suggest that you contact your licensing board or agency to verify acceptance policies and/or any credit limits related to home-study courses prior to registering for this course.

ASHA CE Registry:  During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.

ASHA CEUS: Attendees must meet at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible to earn ASHA CEUs:

  • Current ASHA Member
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Holder
  • Licensed by a state or provincial regulatory agency to practice speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology
  • Credentialed by a state regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Credentialed by a national regulatory agency to practice SLP or audiology
  • Engaged in a Clinical Fellowship under the supervision of an individual with their ASHA CCC
  • Currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral program in SLP or audiology

If an attendee is not an ASHA member or CCC holder but meets any of the above criteria, they may inform the ASHA CE Registry of their eligibility by visiting this site.

Additional accrediting agencies by which Northern Speech is an approved CE provider:

  • California: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board. Provider #PDP4. Online CEU limits may apply; please contact SLPAHADB for current online CEU acceptance policies.
  • Iowa: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners. Provider #169.
  • Kansas: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Provider #LTS-S0005.
  • Florida: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. Provider #SPA-026.  
  • New Jersey: NSS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the New Jersey Department of Education.  Provider #1654.
  • Peer Reviewed: This course was peer reviewed and registered with ASHA on 12/31/2015.

  • Course Completion Timeframe: You have unlimited time to complete this online course. You may log off and log on as you wish in order to complete all sections of this course.

  • Content Access: Access to course materials and content does not expire, even after completing the post test. You may continue to review course material by logging into your NSS account, clicking the E-Courses tab, and then viewing your desired course.

  • Certificate of Completion: On successful completion of the post test (80%), a certificate will be immediately available for download and/or printing. This certificate will include your name, date of completion (based on the Eastern Standard Time Zone), and number of contact hours (CEUs / CEEs).

  • ASHA CE Registry Submission: During the enrollment process, if you select to receive ASHA credit for this course and if you provide your ASHA number, NSS will automatically submit your CEU information to the ASHA CE Registry after successful course completion (80% on post test). This submission happens once per month, during the first week of the month. For example, if you complete your course on November 7th, NSS will submit all November online course CEUs to ASHA during the first week of December. When ASHA inputs the information into their database, they will mark the course as completed on the last day of the month in which it was completed, so November 30th using this example. The certificate of completion available for you to print immediately, however, will reflect the actual completion date, November 7th in this example. Due to ASHA processing procedures please allow 2-3 weeks, from the submission date, for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript.

  • Purchase Orders: Purchase orders are NOT accepted when registering for online courses. Payment must be made online in the form of a credit or debit card payment.

  • More FAQ: Please click here.

More Offerings by: Martha Burns

Ecourses

  E-Course # Course Title & Author CEUs Price  
e04 Factors That Influence Speech Acquisition: Treatment Planning
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP
0.2 $39.00
e05 Training Auditory Processing In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders And Other Developmental Disabilities
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP
0.2 $31.00
e85 Training Language and Cognition in Children with ASD and Other Developmental Disorders
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP
0.15 $27.00
e89 The 3 C's of Neuroscience: Clinical Applications
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP
0.15 $34.00
e66 Therapeutic Management of Persons with Right Hemisphere Stroke
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP
0.15 $34.00
e67 Cognitive Intervention With Adults: Understanding the Neuroscience and Treating Attentional and Memory Disturbances in Progressive Memory Disorders and After Brain Injury
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP
0.15 $34.00
e118 Auditory Processing Disorders, Dyslexia and Apraxia: Assessments and Evidence-Based Interventions
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP
0.2 $39.00
e130 Executive Function and Other Cognitive Considerations for Speech and Language Treatment of Middle and High School Students
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP
0.2 $39.00

"I liked the updated information on neurology. So much has changed." – S.P. (Dec. 2016)

"The new information about the right temporal parietal junction was really helpful." – B.M. (Dec. 2016)

"It was concise and to the point - I liked that. However, I expected more therapy-related information." – A.M. (Dec. 2016)

"I love Martha Burns. I feel so much more competent in my understanding. This is a course that I should take annually." – L.H. (Nov. 2016)

"I found the portion on the location of the brain activity by behaviors most insightful. I liked being able to determine activity of damaged areas of the brain." – D.M. (Oct. 2016)

"The section on upper and lower motor neuron fx was very good." – M.M. (Aug. 2016)

"I appreciated the basic overview of neurology. I liked the presenter's clear explanations." – K.D. (July 2016)

"Going over the recent findings regarding theory of mind was most beneficial. I liked that this course had a general review of anatomy - nice refresher." – J.A. (June 2016)

"I liked the anatomy review, but I wish there would have been more detail regarding brain development." – A.J. (May 2016)

"The review of neurology and neurological development was the best part. I liked the audio and visual aids." – L.F. (Mar. 2016)

"I appreciated the newer research on possible causes of autism." – S.P. (Feb. 2016)

 

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