This course covers essential information about moderate to severe TBI in infants (e.g., shaken baby syndrome), children and adolescents that is based on the latest research from medical, rehabilitation, and speech-language pathology literature. The course covers both closed and open TBIs, including shaken baby syndrome [64% of shaken babies demonstrate speech, language, and cognitive deficits] and war wounds. Numerous topics are discussed, including the unique aspects of moderate-severe TBI and SLP assessments and treatment (early-stage, middle stage, and late stage [return to school]). The emotional and social effects of TBI on quality of life are discussed, as well as the long-term effects of TBI. Offered for 0.35 ASHA CEUs – 3.5 Contact Hours.
Course Run Time: 3:30:06
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 in the Presenter & Disclosures area.
Video PowerPoint presentation with author narration & downloadable handout.
Domain of OT: Areas of Occupation: ADL, IADL, Rest/Sleep, Education, Play; Client Factors: Body Functions, Body Structures; Performance Skills: Cognitive Skills
OT Process: Evaluation; Intervention
Paul T. Fogle, PhD, CCC-SLP, has been a speech-language pathologist since 1971 specializing in neurological disorders in adults and children, stuttering, and voice disorders. He is a Professor Emeritus and for 35 years taught courses on Anatomy and Physiology of Speech, Neurological Disorders in Adults and Children, Motor Speech Disorders, Dysphagia/Swallowing Disorders, Gerontology, Cleft Palate, and Oral-Facial Anomalies, Voice Disorders, and Counseling Skills for Speech-Language Pathologists.
Dr. Fogle has worked extensively in hospitals, including Veteran Administration Hospitals, university hospitals, and acute, subacute, and convalescent hospitals, and has maintained a private practice since 1981. He has presented numerous seminars, workshops, and short courses on a variety of topics at the state, national, and international conventions and conferences, and all-day workshops in cities throughout the U.S. and in countries around the world on Counseling Skills for Rehabilitation Specialists (SLPs, PTs, and OTs). He has worked as an expert witness on numerous medical-legal cases and has published and presented on this topic. Dr. Fogle's primary publishing has been textbooks and clinical materials.
He is a veteran and served as an Army combat medic in Vietnam in 1969. Dr. Fogle and his wife live in a Del Webb community in Elk Grove, CA. His website is www.PaulFoglePhD.com.
Financial — Paul Fogle is the presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.
Nonfinancial — Paul Fogle has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
This program is offered for 0.35 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).
ASHA CEUs: NSS online courses are registered with ASHA and are offered for ASHA CEUs. The number of ASHA CEUs is noted above. Note that 0.1 ASHA CEU = 1 contact hour = equals 1 CEE.
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:
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.
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.
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Course Completion Timeframe:
You have unlimited time to complete our online courses. You may log off and log on as often as you’d like to in order to complete all sections of a course.
However, completion dates are based on Eastern Standard Time. Therefore, if you need your CEUs by a certain date, be sure to complete the course test before 11:59pm EST on that date. For example, if you need CEUs before January 1st, you will need to complete the course test before 11:59pm EST on December 31st.
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 My Online 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 Eastern Time Zone, USA/Canada), and number of contact hours (CEUs / CEEs). Please note that CEUs are awarded on the date of successful test completion, not the date of course enrollment. Please ensure that you successfully complete the post test prior to any licensure renewal dates.
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.
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What is an Online Course?
Our Online Courses consist of video, audio, and/or text content and are offered for ASHA CEUs. Unlike a webinar, which requires participants to be logged on and at a computer at specific times, our Online Courses are available to you at any time, from any device, via your NorthernSpeech.com online account. You may work at your own pace and start and stop your course as you wish. Your course will conclude with a short post test. On successful completion of the post test (>80%), a printable certificate of completion is presented to you.
Northern Speech is an ASHA CE Provider and our online courses are registered with ASHA and offered for ASHA CEUs. Please note that successful completion of the online post test is required prior to the awarding of CEUs. Please contact your state licensing board for acceptance policies related to CEUs earned online. Please note that courses offered for university students are not applicable for CEUs.
Registering for an online course:
You may browse all online courses by clicking the Continuing Education tab above, then Online Courses. Once you find a course, click Enroll Now, and you will be asked to either log into your existing Northern Speech account or create a new online account. Once you’ve entered your account information and provided your credit card payment, your course will be immediately available to you.
Accessing your purchased course or returning to a purchased course:
You will be able to access your online course by logging into your Northern Speech account and then clicking the My Online Courses tab on your profile screen. Click the course you would like to start or to resume. From there, proceed through the course sections until you are ready to complete the post test. You do not have to complete your course all at once. You may log on and off as you wish.
Each online course concludes with a post test consisting of multiple choice or true & false questions. Scores of 80% or greater are required for successful course completion and awarding of CEUs. You may revisit course materials and retest as needed to achieve a passing score.
Number of CEUs offered:
We offer courses from 1 to 21 contact hours. Each course will note the number of CEUs offered. Please note that 0.1 CEU = 1 contact hour = 1 CEE.
State licensing boards and online CEUs:
NSS is an ASHA CE Provider and most state licensing boards DO accept ASHA CEUs earned online (usually classified as home-study credits). Some boards do, however, place a limit to the number of CEUs 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 CEU limits related to home-study courses prior to enrolling in an online course.
Our course formats include: text, audio, video, and PowerPoint with author narration. Each course will note the format on the course description page. Most courses include closed captioning.
Most of our online courses provide a link to download the accompanying handout as a PDF file.
Groups of 3 or more are eligible for a 20% discount on each registration on most of our online courses. To receive this discount, registrations need to be processed together via the "Group Rates" tab on the Online Course of your choice.
For our online courses to function best, we recommend that you update your computer to include the newest version of your Internet browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, etc.) and newest version of your computer's operating system. Also a high-speed Internet connection is recommended (cable or DSL). Speakers or headphones will be required for many of our courses as many contain audio components.
Course Cancellation Policy:
A purchased online course can be exchanged, refunded, or transferred to another individual if contact is made with NSS (via phone or email) within 30 days of purchase and the course materials have not been viewed or downloaded.
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"The comprehensive overview of moderate-severe brain injury was good." F.A. (Oct. 2021)
“I appreciate the listing of all the research material where the information came from so that I can look up specific articles if I would like more information on that topic.” – T.S. (Jan. 2021)
"Everything applicable to speech, memory, loss of skills, and future issues was beneficial. I like that it discussed current and future issues that may not be noticed or evaluated at the time of TBI." – K.C. (July 2020)
"I enjoyed the examples of how to apply research to speech therapy sessions. I liked the multiple research studies to support what we do every day and the review of neuroanatomy. I expected more examples of how to apply ST to the child who experiences mod-severe TBI." – C.N. (Apr. 2020)
"Going over how TBI affects speech-language was most helpful. The course was very informative. I expected more treatment strategies, though." – D.G. (Mar. 2020)
"Well organized, loved the visuals and the extent of evidenced based practice along with detailed articles in the addendum. I appreciated the functional treatment approaches." – L.S. (Feb. 2020)
"I enjoyed the treatment approaches. The course was a good general overview of pediatric TBI." – P.S. (Dec. 2019)
"I liked the completeness and information not normally available to SLPs." – P.F. (Dec. 2019)
"Good info, just boring for a listener." – L.V. (Oct. 2019)
"The discussion on TBI in children was most helpful. Interesting information." – M.M. (Oct. 2019)
"I liked the handouts." – L.M. (Aug. 2019)
"I enjoyed the entire presentation! I liked the medical aspects of TBI and how they relate to needed treatment. It was an EXCELLENT course!" – D.S. (May 2019)
"I found the treatment portion of the course very helpful. Would have liked to learn a bit more on treatments but overall great course." – H.Y. (May 2019)
"Learning that blood is toxic to the brain was most beneficial. I liked being able to do the course on my own timetable." – R.G. (Apr. 2019)
"I enjoyed the specific treatment strategies presented which would be most beneficial to me. I also found the information on differences between adult and pediatric TBI impact important and the limitations currently imposed with school-based models. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and found it very informative." – S.L. (Mar. 2019)
"This course was so thorough! I have a middle-school-age child just referred with TBI; I truly feel the information that I learned in this course, and with the detailed handout, that I will be able to work well with him in his recovery and learning process. Very thorough!!" – K.S. (Mar. 2019)
"I appreciated the discussion on the role of the SLP and the wide variety of information. However, I expected goals and treatment plan ideas for the SLP to also be covered." – K.C. (Mar. 2019)
"The tips for working with patients with h/o TBI were most beneficial." – K.H. (Dec. 2018)
"I'm not currently employed but I enjoyed the presenters' expertise and the addendums at the end of the talk were interesting." – A.H. (Oct. 2018)