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Supporting End-of-Life Care Conversations: Special Considerations for COVID-19 (SIG 15) (On Demand Webinar) (WEB19449)

Presenter(s): Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

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SLPs who work with adults of advanced age regularly contribute to conversations with individuals, their families, and members of their care teams to ensure compassionate, patient-centered end-of-life care planning. This webinar will discuss the SLP’s important role in facilitating proper documentation and preserving patient autonomy, focusing on special considerations related to theCOVID-19 pandemic.

This webinar is part of the SIGnature Series, a collection of webinars developed by volunteers from ASHA’s Special Interest Groups, who share practical, evidence-based suggestions and solutions based on their in-depth knowledge, clinical experiences, and passion for their specialty areas. This webinar was developed by SIG 15: Gerontology.

Learning Outcomes You will be able to:

  • Differentiate between good and poor uses of language when facilitating end-of-life care discussions
  • Integrate end-of-life care discussions into your practice in appropriate clinical situations
  • Discuss the key components of end-of-life care discussions and documentation, with specific focus on impacts of COVID-19

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What is a webinar?

Webinars are slide-based presentation and question-and-answer sessions that you can watch live at a pre-scheduled date and time or on-demand at your leisure after the live event occurs (see live date for this webinar above).

Learning assessment


Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19449
Available Through: November 12, 2025