This popular national and international best seller is a must for your library! The fourth edition features new, updated test questions based on the very latest edition of the Praxis examination. It is a comprehensive review, study guide, textbook and reference rolled into one.Only the most current, important, and relevant information is extracted from the entire field of speech-language pathology. Each chapter includes practice questions in multiple-choice formats, along with answers.Quick response codes (QR codes) throughout the chapters can be scanned to lead you immediately to relevant websites with extended information.More than 500 contemporary references have been added, and current topic areas (e.g., telepractice, addressing the needs of medically fragile infants) are addressed. The appendix gives practical test-taking strategies based upon the latest version of the Praxis exam--readers are sure to boost their chances of passing the first time! Experienced professionals will find this resource to be a helpful, quick reference for the very latest updated information in a wide variety of areas.
Author: Dennis M. Ruscello
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2009-12-03
With approximately 1,400 practice questions – more than any other exam review – this book provides the most complete, reliable preparation available for the PRAXIS II subject assessment examination. Review questions can be selected to match the style and question distribution of the real exam to familiarize you with the examination experience and help you build test-taking confidence. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.
Author: Lyn D. Weiss, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Release Date: 2013-04-19
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review is a comprehensive active self-assessmenttool for medical students, residents, and junior attending physicians in physical medicineand rehabilitation. The first question-and-answer review book in this field, it will helpprofessionals quickly and efficiently review specific topics in PM&R. The book covers in detail the entire field of physical medicine and rehabilitation with morethan 1,500 multiple-choice questions with answers and detailed rationales. Broken into15 topic areas, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review highlights all of the keyconcepts in the PM&R curriculum for learning and individual self-assessment. Designedto test recall and sharpen skills, the book addresses the fundamental components ofPM&R training and practice. Suggested readings are provided at the end of each sectionfor further study. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review Features: Comprehensive coverage of the field of PM&R for self-assessment and review Over 1,500 multiple-choice questions with answers and detailed explanations Question-and-answer format facilitates the recall of must-know information and helps identify knowledge gaps for further attention Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A is available as a print text, enhanced e-book, or mobile app for on-the-go study anywhere
Author: M. N. Hegde
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Teaching and learning to write in technical and professional language is an important part of speech-language pathology education. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology, 3e has a long-standing tradition as the only product that covers writing skills that are specific to the profession of speech-language pathology. This product includes guidelines of scientific and professional writing based on the fifth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) and provides new rules of usage and their correct and incorrect exemplars. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology is divided into three parts covering basic writing skills that are the foundation of good writing, scientific writing in accordance with the fifth edition of APA, and writing assessment reports, treatment plan, progress reports, and professional correspondence.
Author: A. Embry Burrus
Publisher: Plural Publishing
Release Date: 2016-08-01
In Professional Communication in Speech-Language Pathology: How to Write, Talk, and Act Like a Clinician, Third Edition, the authors introduce student clinicians to the various types of written and verbal communication they will encounter across three different clinical settings: university clinics, medical settings, and public schools. The text is written in a student-friendly manner, with appendices that provide examples of correspondence, diagnostic and treatment reports, data sheets, and important acronyms in medical and school settings. Chapters cover verbal interactions with families, allied professionals, and supervisors, as well as written communication across the university, medical, and school settings. Also included are scenarios written in the form of vignettes that address issues of ethics, interviewing, and procedures for managing protected health information. The third edition also includes expanded coverage of: Writing measurable short-term goalsElectronic medical recordsGenerational differencesProfessional writingProfessional written correspondenceUpdated documentation requirements
Author: J. Bruce Tomblin
Publisher: Singular Publishing Group
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Presents a model for diagnosis followed by detailed on the application of that model to each disorder category. Provides students with strong foundation for the diagnostic process and encourages continuous exploration of diagnostic methods. Up to date coverage in each chapter, with useful clinical resources. TEXTBOOK
The 4th Edition of PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY explores the most relevant and critical issues related to professional practice in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders today. Written by a variety of highly regarded experts in the field, each chapter delves into a critical issue, such as research, education and health care policies, infection prevention, service delivery, multicultural populations, and more. Comprehensive in coverage, the topics provide an up to date view of the profession while preparing readers to earn their ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence. In-depth discussions also address professional pathways and organizations, employment issues, and ethical-legal considerations to get readers thinking about career advancement and success in any setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Ideal for graduate students transitioning to professional practice, this comprehensive resource covers the "nuts and bolts" of speech-language pathology. The text covers professional issues with ASHA guidelines and practice standards, followed by case law and legislation that dictates professional practice in educational and healthcare settings, completed by a review of the most common communicative disorders and corresponding assessment and treatment guidelines. This all-inclusive manual is recommended reading for students and professionals who are preparing to take the Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology.TEXTBOOK
Author: Alex F. Johnson
Release Date: 2011-01-01
The second edition of Medical Speech--Language Pathology: A Practitioner's Guide presents the latest information on neurological communication disorders and swallowing and voice disorders in adults. The book features complete coverage of the pathophysiology of communication disorders, describing the underlying degenerative, neurogenic, and psychogenic causes of speech-language impairments. A thorough review of the theoretical issues involved provides practitioners with the conceptual framework needed to develop effective treatments that address both functionality and the quality of life of the patient.Features: Practical approaches to the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as aphasia, dysphagia, and more Strategies for rehabilitating patients with conditions such as head and neck cancer and dementia Comprehensive discussion of service delivery issues, such as the interface between speech--language pathology and psychiatry, and approaches to patient management in acute care and intensive care settings Study questions at the end of each chapter--ideal for reviewing key concepts Extensive lists of references to aid pursuit of topics in more depth Medical Speech--Language Pathology serves the needs of all speech--language pathologists, otolaryngologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, researchers, and students in these specialties for a single-volume reference on all aspects of care for patients with communication disorders.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2016-08-29
Counseling and Interviewing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology includes an overview of the role of counseling and the skills and techniques specific to counseling and interviewing. It provides a solutions-focused approach, integrating counseling and treatment using advanced communication skills to better understand and coach the patient. This unique guide uses original models and inventive techniques to impart the most helpful approaches to counseling as part of the therapy process in speech-language pathology and audiology. Filled with strategically positioned real life scenarios, each chapter delves into a key aspect of counseling, simplifying and clarifying the concepts and methods clinicians will find practical and comprehensive.
A Guide to School Services in Speech-Language Pathology, Third Edition serves as an introductory overview for the college student who is ready to embark on his or her school-based student teaching experience and thus is ideal for instructors of methods courses preparing practicum students for school-based experiences. Not only is it an excellent text for novices to the field, but it is also a very useful resource for the practicing, school-based speech-language pathologist. Beginning with history related to school-based speech-language pathology services -- including a discussion of legal mandates (e.g., the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, No Child Left Behind Act, Every Student Succeeds Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act) -- the text then delves into a description of service delivery models; an introduction to the concept of a workload analysis approach to caseload standards in schools and example implementation strategies; a display of concrete, real-life success stories; and an offering of strategies for using evidence-based practice, proactive behavior management, conflict resolution, professional collaboration, conferencing and counseling skills, cultural competencies, goal writing, informal assessment procedures, and creating testing accommodations. A new chapter provides the evidence base for links between language, literacy, and the achievement of school standards. This chapter is a must-read for every school speech-language pathologist. Real-life scenarios based on experiences shared by public school speech-language pathologists give the reader concrete examples upon which to scaffold the complex professional concepts. Chapter summaries provide an overview of the major points presented. Questions at the end of each chapter are designed to engage the reader in analysis and comprehension of material, and vocabulary related to each chapter is conveniently defined at the start of each chapter so that the reader can better grasp the subject matter within. New to this edition: A chapter on linking language, literacy, and the Common Core State StandardsPertinent information about the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015The addition of four online resourcesThe addition of 10 new evidence-based practicesMore than 130 new referencesAn updated appendix of free Apps* Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.
Author: Lydia V. Flasher
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Written by a clinical psychologist and a speech-language pathologist, this text presents basic and advanced counseling skills as they are used by students and professionals in the communication sciences working with individuals with communication disorders. Written in user-friendly language, this text places the theories of counseling and the therapeutic process in real-life contexts that are applicable to speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
The Guide is designed to help students prepare for and succeed on their Comprehensive and PRAXIS® Exams. It combines a comprehensive content review with rigorous practice exams to make sure students are fully prepared for the PRAXIS®. Successful study strategies and up-to-date information on the licensure process is also included.