American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Health Care & Business Institute

Schedule at a Glance

Friday, April 11 | Saturday, April 12 | Sunday, April 13

 

Friday, April 11
7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration, Materials Pick Up, and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening Plenary

PL01 - The Secrets They Won't Tell You: What Makes the Top 2% Speech-Language Pathologists Successful
Linda Talley, PhD

9:15 a.m. – 10:45 p.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR1 - HIPAA: What Health Information Needs Securing and How to Secure It
Laurie Alban Havens, MA

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS1 - Impactful Communication Training for Professionals and Businesspersons
Everett Leiter, MPh, MBA, CCC-SLP

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND1 - Life Participation Approaches in Aphasia
Audrey L. Holland, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-NCD

Issues in Swallowing

IIS1 - Managing Dysphagia in Aging Adults
James L. Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Pediatric Issues

PI01 - It Takes a Team: Multisystem Complexities in Novel Feeders
Joan Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Richard Noel, MD, PhD
Alan Silverman, PhD

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR2 - The Road Ahead: Medicaid for Children in 2014
Laurie Alban Havens, MA

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS2 - It's Not What You Said! It's What You Didn't Say: The Secrets of Gestures and the Messages They Relay!
Linda Talley, PhD

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND2 - New Clinical Approaches to the Management of Aphasia
Audrey L. Holland, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-NCD

Issues in Swallowing

IIS2 - Understanding the Relationship Between Dysphagia and the Respiratory System
James L. Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Pediatric Issues

PI02 - Aerodigestive Issues: Pharyngeal Phase Dysphagia
Joan Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Richard Noel, MD, PhD
Alan Silverman, PhD

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch with Exhibitors
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR3 - Risk Management 101: Protecting Your Practice
Paul J. Welk, JD, PT

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS3 - "Inside and Outside the Box:" Apps for Pediatric Populations
Sean J. Sweeney, MS, MEd, CCC-SLP

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND3 - Effective Functional Assessment Strategies for Dementia
Michelle S. Bourgeois, PhD, CCC-SLP

Issues in Swallowing

IIS3 - Dysphagia-Related Pneumonia, Pneumonia-Related Dysphagia, and Other Common Pulmonary Diseases in Adults
James L. Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Pediatric Issues

PI03 - Impact of Esophageal Dysphagia: What Do SLPs Need to Know?
Joan Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Richard Noel, MD, PhD
Alan Silverman, PhD

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR4 - The Ins and Outs of Contracting With Employees, Independent Contractors, and Other Third Parties
Paul J. Welk, JD, PT

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS4 - Tech Up: Selecting Resources to Promote Efficiency and Engagement in Your Practice
Sean J. Sweeney, MS, MEd, CCC-SLP

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND4 - Computer-Based Cognitive Rehabilitation for Adults With Brain Injury
Lyn Turkstra, PhD, CCC-SLP

Issues in Swallowing

IIS4 - When the Cause of Dysphagia Is Not Obvious: Sorting Through Treasure and Surprises in the Medial Record
James L. Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Pediatric Issues

PI04 - Putting the Pieces Together: Co-Treatments With Case Studies
Joan Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Richard Noel, MD, PhD
Alan Silverman, PhD

5:35 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. VIP Reception: Linda Talley - How to Effectively Network
General Opening Reception
Saturday, April 12
7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR5 - Building a Successful Business: Candid Stories and Lessons Learned From an Entrepreneur
Adele Cehrs

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS5 - Adapting Your Website to a Mobile World
Tom Jelen

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND5 - Assessing and Promoting Motivation in Persons With Aphasia
Michael Biel, CScD, CCC-SLP

Issues in Swallowing

IIS5 - Dysphagia Interventions: Are We Treating the Bolus, the Patient, or Something Else?
James L. Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Pediatric Issues

PI05 - Social Communication in Adolescents With Acquired Brain Injury
Lyn Turkstra, PhD, CCC-SLP

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR6 - Keeping Up to Date: 2014 Billing Procedures and Codes for SLPs
Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS6 - Marketing of Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Other Communication Services
Everett Leiter, MPh, MBA, CCC-SLP

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND6 - Using Motivational Interviewing to Help Your Clients
Michael Biel, CScD, CCC-SLP

Issues in Swallowing

IIS6 - Esophageal Screening: The Essential Last Step in Your Dysphagia Evaluation
Ashli O'Rourke, MD

Pediatric Issues

PI07 - A Closer Look at Differential Diagnosis of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Edythe A. Strand, PhD, CCC-SLP

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR7 - Dollars and Sense: Voice Evaluation and Management Reimbursement Issues
Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS7 - What's Your PR End Game? Learn the Critical Moves to Leverage Your Brand to Maximize ROI
Adele Cehrs

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND7 - Effective Functional Treatment Approaches for Dementia
Michelle S. Bourgeois, PhD, CCC-SLP

Issues in Swallowing

IIS7 - Dental Perspectives on Aspiration Pneumonia Causes and Management
Ken Shay, DDS

Pediatric Issues

PI06 - Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Edythe A. Strand, PhD, CCC-SLP

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break with Exhibitors—Last Chance!
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR8 - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Era: Will Your Program Take a Dive, Barely Survive, or Thrive? It's All Up to You! Part I
Ann Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS8 - "Inside and Outside the Box": Apps for Adult Populations
Sean J. Sweeney, MS, MEd, CCC-SLP

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND8 - Nature and Assessment of Acquired and Progressive Apraxia of Speech (AOS)
Edythe A. Strand, PhD, CCC-SLP

Issues in Swallowing

IIS8 - Organ Preservation Regimens for Head and Neck Cancer in the Era of Endoscopic Surgery
Katherine Hutcheson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Pediatric Issues

PI08 - Promoting Recreational Engagement in Children With ASD
Patricia Prelock, PhD, CCC-SLP

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Poster Gallery
Sunday, April 13
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Open Forum with the Board
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Business Management and Reimbursement

BMR9 - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Era: Will Your Program Take a Dive, Barely Survive, or Thrive? It's All Up to You! Part II
Ann Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP

New! Business and Technology Strategies

BTS9 - Inbound Marketing 101 for SLPs and Audiologists
Tom Jelen

Adult Neurogenic Disorders

AND9 - Treatment of Acquired and Progressive Apraxia of Speech
Edythe A. Strand, PhD, CCC-SLP

Issues in Swallowing

IIS9 - Radiation-Associated Dysphagia: From Prevention to Late Effects
Katherine Hutcheson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Pediatric Issues

PI09 - Making a Difference for Individuals With Disabilities: Applying the ICF
Patricia Prelock, PhD, CCC-SLP

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. New: Great Ideas Closing Session—Ignite!

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