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Activity Steps


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Using patient case studies, the author illustrates methods for implementing speech-language pathology communication consults in palliative or end-of life care. Also included are approaches for encouraging speech-language pathology communication consults in end-of-life care. The author recommends future research, education and advocacy on behalf of patients with communication barriers who are receiving palliative care.


This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Purpose of Activity

To gain knowledge about the impact of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) on facilitating client ability to communicate in palliative or end-of-life care consultations

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain the role of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) in palliative care including the types of work settings and primary diagnoses of patients.
  2. Identify methods used by SLPs for supporting patient communication during palliative or end-of-life care consultations.
  3. Describe the impact of SLPs with promoting healthcare provider communication and end-of-life patient conversations with loved ones.
Price: $15.00


  • ASHA 0.1 CEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Levels, Professional Area).

Test Code: TLD3203
Published: Jul/Sep 2020
Expires: 4/1/2023
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Robin Pollens, MS, CCC-SLP
Specialties: Communication, Language, Speech