presented by Martha Burns
Financial: Martha Burns receives an honorarium from MedBridge for this course. Publications by Martha Burns are referenced in this course.
Non-Financial: Martha Burns has no non-financial interests or relationships with MedBridge.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
Dr. Martha S. Burns has been a practicing speech language pathologist in the Chicago area for over 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…Read full bio
1. Assessment of Right Hemisphere Dysfunction
Review and explain Comprehensive Affect Testing System (CATS). Review and demonstrate administration of the RICE-3. Demonstrate administration of the BURNS. Review informal functional assessment approaches.
2. Treatment of Hemispatial Neglect
Review goal statements and visual scanning therapy. Review (and demonstrate) the Lighthouse Strategy. Review other visuospatial strategies and functional goals for reading, writing, and ADL's.
3. Evidence-Based Treatment of Right Hemisphere Cognitive-Communication Deficits
Review considerations for goal setting with patients who are unaware of some deficits (anosognosia). Review treatment of emotional perception deficits. Examine group treatment, treatment of social communication deficits. Describe the Rosenbek et al (2006) ABAC Imitative Treatment (Prosody) and Cognitive-Linguistic Treatment. Describe treatment strategies for executive functions.