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Continuing Education Provider Announces New Speech-Language Pathology Live Webinar

Plano, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 continues to expand its library of premium online courses with a new live, interactive continuing education session scheduled for Friday, June 22nd at 10am-2pmET. “Introduction to Gerontology for Rehabilitation Professionals" is ASHA approved, offering attendees 4 contact hours (0.40CEUs) upon successful completion.

"Those who provide health care to the elderly have unique challenges to provide a holistic approach to assessment and treatment" Cathy explains. "Knowledge of geriatric services and gerontology has an impact on health care providers as the scope of services available to older clients increases. Understanding their unique needs is dependent on gaining skills necessary to treat our aging population."

This webinar examines changes in the demographic makeup of our society as well as the cultural differences within our aging populations. The common misconceptions of aging are discussed and dispelled with actual evidence based data. Cathy moves on to describe physiological components of aging in detail to help students understand what changes occur as a result of aging and which are unique to the disease process. The information covered arms rehabilitation professional with the confidence to discuss the client with other members of the care team and with family members. This course will benefit professionals who treat the elderly in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living or home care environments. is proud to be an ASHA Approved Continuing Education Provider for Speech-Language Pathologists. This live, interactive webinar is registered with ASHA and provides 0.40 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Students can register for this course at

About the Speaker:

Cathy Carney Thomas MA, CCC-SLP is currently on staff as the Adjunct Professor of Health Sciences at U.S. University Online and an active committee member for Publications and Technology – Georgia Speech Language Hearing Association. Cathy has contributed time as the editor for the Journal of Critical Appraisal Topics, a reviewer for MERLOT and served on the American Speech Language Association Advisory Committee in Health Care Reform. She has authored multiple publications on subjects including childhood apraxia, the efficacy of Vital Stim and dysarthria treatment for Parkinson’s.


Specializing in quality continuing education courses offers CEUs for Speech-Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Massage Therapists, Athletic Trainers and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists that are convenient, affordable and user-friendly. Visit to view our entire continuing education catalog.

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