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The authors report on the trajectory of one patient with nonfluent primary progressive aphasia. Using a palliative care approach, they provided a range of interventions to support her communicative function, social participation, sense of identity, and emotional well-being. The goal of this project was to uphold patient autonomy and dignity, and to enhance quality of life throughout the course of a progressive condition.


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

Purpose of Activity

To gain knowledge about implications of palliative care principles for informing service delivery for individuals affected by nonfluent primary progressive aphasia (nfvPPA).

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Compare and contrast primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and nonfluent primary progressive aphasia (nfvPPA).
  2. Identify assessment tools used to determine impact of living and coping with aphasia.
  3. Describe how nfvPPA affects implications of palliative care principles in relation to informing service delivery.
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: TLD3205
Published: Jul/Sep 2020
Expires: 4/1/2023
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Nidhi Mahendra, PhD, CCC-SLP; Ashlyn Tadokoro
Specialties: Communication, Language, Speech