Management of Memory Disorders

Description: This webinar will begin by defining the various types of memory disorders typically associated with patients with neurological diagnoses.  Course content will then focus on the assessment tools used to identify these memory deficits and a variety of treatment goals, plans and strategies for therapist to implement when working with patients with these memory disorders. Examples of treatment goals addressing the various types of memory disorders to reinforce learning will be intertwined into the content.

Instructor: Sue Caputo, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist & Pediatric Care Coordinator Homewood DayRehab Center, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define various types of memory disorders
  • Identify memory assessment tools to identify various memory disorders
  • Describe evidence based therapy techniques and memory strategies
  • Discuss how to develop goals and implement them into a treatment plan

    Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

    Continuing Education Credits


    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CNE is being offered for 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education. 

    In order to receive contact hours, nurses must watch the entire webinar, complete the evaluation, and also complete a post-test with a minimum passing score.  

    Physical Therapy 
    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1 Contact Hour.

    Occupational Therapy 

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA classification Code:Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process

    Speech-Language Pathology

    This course is offered for  0.1 ASHA CEUs (intermediate level, Professional area).


    Financial -  Receives honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

    Non-Financial -  No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose

    Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

    • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
    • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari

    Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


    Online Learning Nurses Occupational Therapists OTA and PTA Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists