Evidence-Based Practice in Traumatic Brain Injury: Assessment and Intervention for Cognitive-Communication Disorders
Maximize your use of available evidence to serve clients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). This audio self-study provides you with the tools you need to critically evaluate your current assessment and intervention practices from an evidence-based perspective. Hear evidence for intervention techniques after TBI, including direct instruction, attention training, intervention for disorders of executive function and metacognition, training in the use of external memory aids, and intervention for social and behavioral disorders. The information presented is relevant to individuals with other acquired injuries similar to TBI in their signs and symptoms. Reimbursement issues and responses to health plan denials are presented, emphasizing the evidence for treatments producing significant gains in communication function.
You will be able to:
- define key terms used to classify research evidence for clinical practice
- identify criteria for standardized tests that support their use for individuals with cognitive-communication disorders after TBI, and compare this to the use of nonstandardized assessment approaches summarize the main evidence for several types of intervention after TBI
- summarize the main evidence for several types of intervention after TBI
- critically review your clinical practice from an evidence-based perspective
- respond to reimbursement issues associated with cognitive-communicative disorders including preparing appeal letters for denied services
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