Medical Speech Pathology Bloom U

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Medical Speech Pathology Julie Herbener, M.S. CCC/SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Lehigh Valley Hospital Allentown, PA
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Employment Requirements Must have : A master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology ASHA (American Speech-Language Hearing Association) Certificate of Clinical Competence State License in Speech Pathology
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Medical Speech Pathology Settings Acute Care Hospitals Rehabilitation Hospitals Outpatient Clinics Skilled Nursing Facilities Home Health Care
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What kinds of patients do we treat? Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident) Traumatic Brain Injury Progressive Neurological Diseases Parkinson’s Disease ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) Multiple Sclerosis Brain Tumors Spinal Cord Injury Tracheostomy/Ventilator Patients Dementia
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What kinds of patients do we treat? Burn Patients Medically Fragile Pediatric Patients (Newborn Intensive Care or Pediatric Intensive Care) Developmental Disability Head and Neck Cancer Esophageal Cancer Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients
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Job Responsibilities Evaluate and treat a wide range of communication disorders Evaluate and treat swallowing disorders Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team (with nursing, respiratory therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, case managers, registered dieticians, physicians, radiology technicians) Provide counseling to patients and family members Educate staff about communication and swallowing disorders
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Speech-Language Disorders Aphasia – Language disorder that results from damage to the areas of the brain responsible for language. Can result in reduced ability to express self and understand language as well as reading and writing. Majority of cases are as a result of stroke
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