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Speech Language Pathologists Role in Falls

The purpose of this activity is to provide Speech Language Pathologist with strategies with preventing falls in long-term care setting.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify two (2) reasons why residents in the skilled nursing facility fall.
  2. Identify two (2) reasons speech therapy is needed to prevent falls.
  3. List two (2) treatments to prevent falls.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about speech language pathologist’s role in falls by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.

Author

Nikki Rothe

Nikki Rothe is a Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Bachelors in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from Jacksonville University. Upon graduation, she completed her Clinical Fellowship in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital and was awarded her Certificate of Clinical Competency in 2020. In her time working in inpatient rehab, Nikki was a therapist working with individuals with cognitive impairments. Nikki is currently working as a full time Speech-Language Pathologist at a local acute care hospital. Nikki has trained and provided mentorship to new clinicians. She loves teaching, mentoring and leading individuals to maximize their best to support the patients and residents that we serve.

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Speech Language Pathologists Role in Falls

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