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[WEBINAR #01] PATIENT-CENTERED CARE: Discourse Intervention in Aphasia

  • 18 May 2019
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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About this webinar:

This 1-hour webinar gives an overview of narrative, procedural, and conversational discourse intervention for patients with aphasia. Specific considerations when working with elderly Filipino patients will be discussed. 

About the speaker:

Dr. Tricia Olea Santos is an adjunct assistant professor at the School for Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas. She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of the Philippines, her graduate degree from Columbia University, and her doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas. She has over 20 years of clinical experience and 10 years of teaching and clinical supervision at the undergraduate and graduate level. Her primary research interests include discourse in healthy aging and adult neurogenic populations (aphasia, right hemisphere, traumatic brain injury, dementia), adult dysphagia, health education and health literacy in the elderly and stroke patients, and therapy considerations for bilingual/bicultural adult populations. She also works in various medical settings as a per diem SLP. Dr. Santos has co- authored journal articles and a book chapter on topics pertinent to discourse in healthy aging & aphasia. She has also presented on these topics at speech-language pathology and gerontology conventions.

Date and Time:

18 May 2019 (Saturday), 8-9PM Philippine Time

Learning Objectives:

1) Discuss the importance of patient-centered care in aphasia rehabilitation.

2) Discuss how to integrate narrative discourse in aphasia rehabilitation.

3) Discuss how to integrate procedural discourse in aphasia rehabilitation.

4) Discuss one approach to integrate conversational discourse in aphasia rehabilitation.

Target Participants:

This webinar is only open for speech language pathologists.

Course Difficulty: 



PASP Members         - Php 800

Non-PASP Members - Php 1,000

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