Learning Outcomes

Expected Learner Outcomes for Conference Sessions 

(In Alphabetical Order by Session Title)

1. Outline the organizational structure of ASHA and explain the roles and responsibilities of the Committee of Ambassadors representatives for the state. 2. Access tools to effectively participate in some of ASHA’s processes (elections, policy statement reviews, and other member responsibilities) 3. Discuss ASHA’s 2021 legislative and public policy agendas related to SLP and audiology.
1. Identify the need for accessible and evidence-based interventions for tinnitus 2. Summarize what an ICBT for tinnitus intervention for a U.S. population entails 3. Describe what outcomes may be expected for individuals undertaking ICBT for tinnitus
1. Identify 5 core principles of motor learning as they relate to CAS intervention 2. Describe how to incorporate these principle into therapy 3. Discuss how multi-sensory cueing can benefit children with CAS
1. Describe the components of a rich communicative environment in terms of continua of complexity, voluntariness (client agency), and experiential quality (task authenticity). 2. Identify setting-specific opportunities to infuse treatment with rich communicative environments. 3. Recognize the relationship between context-specific goals and well-aligned outcome measures.
1. Define direct-to-consumer (DTC) healthcare and identify the recent regulations pertaining the DTC hearing healthcare. 2. Summarize the evidence towards DTC hearing devices and pathways. 3. Describe potential role audiologists may have in facilitating individuals with hearing loss and their families in the DTC hearing healthcare.
1. Identify at least 3 new elicitation techniques for target phonemes 2. Describe how multi-sensory cueing can benefit children with speech sound disorders 3. Discuss how implementation may differ among children with different speech sound disorders
1. Discuss why regulation is essential to targeting communication goals in the most effective way possible 2. Describe the difference between low arousal, high arousal, and an optimal arousal level 3. Discuss 3 sensory activities that can be implemented in sessions in order to improve regulation in autistic students

1. Discuss the Patient Driven Payment Model and Section K of MDS 2. Reinforce the importance of teamwork and interdisciplinary practice 2. Summarize frequently used Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes 4. Outline red flags for patient neglect/abuse and reporting protocols 5. Characterize common population types served in the SNF setting
1. Explain the role of the SLP and audiologist in the identification of ASD. 2. Identify one key issue impacting the identification of ASD. 3. Identify one key consideration impacting intervention of ASD.
1. Explain the importance of training classroom staff 2. List ways to effectively “push-in” to the classroom 3. Identify 4 key coaching models for dynamic training
1. Identify the need benefits and limitations of social media use in relation to hearing health information. 2. Summarize the research on social media use in relation to hearing and balance disorders. 3. Describe how use of social media can facilitate patient care as well as patient outcomes.
1. Define the role of the SLPA by naming allowed versus non-allowed activities of speech-language pathology assistants. 2. Delineate requirements of the supervising SLP according to Oklahoma licensure rules. 3. Explain the knowledge and skills needed for successful supervision of SLPAs.
1. Iidentify different concerns and challenges experienced by SLPs and people with communication disorders due to COVID-19. 2. State modifications that have facilitated access to therapy services for people with communication disorders following COVID-19. 3. Summarize suggestions and recommendations for future use of online therapy or teletherapy for situations when in-person therapy may not be feasible.
1. Describe the ethical rationale for audiologists functioning as care coordinator in the EHDI process 2. Describe the ethical rationale for considering whether a specific audiologist is the best resource to serve a family 3. Summarize the benefits of family partnerships and early intervention
1. Describe adverse effects of increased listening effort and fatigue in persons with hearing loss 2. Develop an understanding of underlying constructs of listening effort measures 3. Identify the advantages of using listening effort and fatigue scales in hearing rehabilitation program
1. Identify aspects of COVID-specific clinical presentations and care considerations. 2. Explore the distinct role of speech language pathology in the COVID recovery process. 3. Identify mitigation strategies to offset the negative impact of preventative measures. 4. Implement techniques that can enhance successful outcomes.
1. List several findings related to recent research advances in fluency disorders 2) Discuss several strategies for differential diagnosis of fluency disorders as related to risk factors, temperament and acquired fluency disorders 3)Identify several strategies for intervention of fluency disorders in childhood onset and acquired stuttering