Interdisciplinary collaboration between therapy and certified nursing assistants in the skilled nursing setting will be discussed in this course. Perceived barriers and ideas for successful implementation will be explored alongside case studies demonstrating outcomes associated with effective collaboration.
This is Day 5 of the virtual conference on SNF interventions.
Course created on November 20, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast the terms interdisciplinary, interprofessional, and multidisciplinary.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify areas of clinical practice where interdisciplinary collaboration can be improved.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize knowledge gained to clinical practice with multidisciplinary team.
|35-50 Minutes||Improving Implementation|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
MS, CCC-SLP, CDP
Brittany Horvath earned her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication at Westminster College and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Clarion University, both in Pennsylvania. She is currently a second-year clinical doctoral student at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions and will graduate in December 2023. Her doctoral research focuses on training speech-language pathologists in palliative care. Brittany spent 13 years in skilled nursing, serving as the Director of Rehab for eight of those years. During her time as the Director of Rehab, she encouraged interdisciplinary collaboration with all members of the team, with a focus on patient-centered care. In January of 2023, she began serving traumatic brain injured and neurologically injured patients through Home and Community rehabilitation with Collage Rehabilitation Partners. Brittany’s interests lie in palliative care, dysphagia, aphasia, and advocating for individuals’ quality of life.
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