Aphasia: What Your Speech Language Pathologist Wants You to Know
1.3 Contact Hours
Written by: Peggy R. Kundo MS, CCC-SLP
To successfully complete this course and receive your certificate, you must read the content online or in the downloadable PDF, pass the post test with a 70% or better, and complete the evaluation form.
The price of this course is $15.00. You will only be asked to pay for the course if you decide to grade the post examination to earn a certificate with contact hours.
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After completing this couse participants should be able to:
- Define aphasia.
- Describe characteristics of patients with receptive, expressive, and mixed aphasia.
- Explain ways in which nurses can facilitate communication with aphasic patients.
ORIGIN mid 19th century: from Greek, aphatos 'speechless,' from a- 'not' + phanai 'speak.'