Speech-Language Pathologists

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
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O*NET Detailed Work Activities
O*Net Code
29-1127.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

19 skill sets | 27 total skills
Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments
Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies
Develop or implement treatment plans for problems such as stuttering, delayed language, swallowing disorders, or inappropriate pitch or harsh voice problems, based on own assessments and recommendations of physicians, psychologists, or social workers.
Develop individual or group activities or programs in schools to deal with behavior, speech, language, or swallowing problems.
Develop speech exercise programs to reduce disabilities.
Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities
Write reports and maintain proper documentation of information, such as client Medicaid or billing records or caseload activities, including the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients.
Participate in and write reports for meetings regarding patients' progress, such as individualized educational planning (IEP) meetings, in-service meetings, or intervention assistance team meetings.
Maintain medical facility records
Write reports and maintain proper documentation of information, such as client Medicaid or billing records or caseload activities, including the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients.
Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment
Participate in and write reports for meetings regarding patients' progress, such as individualized educational planning (IEP) meetings, in-service meetings, or intervention assistance team meetings.
Supervise or collaborate with therapy team.
Consult with and refer clients to additional medical or educational services.
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Evaluate hearing or speech and language test results, barium swallow results, or medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice, or swallowing disorders.
Prepare healthcare training materials
Complete administrative responsibilities, such as coordinating paperwork, scheduling case management activities, or writing lesson plans.
Process healthcare paperwork
Complete administrative responsibilities, such as coordinating paperwork, scheduling case management activities, or writing lesson plans.
Schedule patient procedures or appointments
Complete administrative responsibilities, such as coordinating paperwork, scheduling case management activities, or writing lesson plans.
Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses
Instruct clients in techniques for more effective communication, such as sign language, lip reading, or voice improvement.
Educate patients and family members about various topics, such as communication techniques or strategies to cope with or to avoid personal misunderstandings.
Teach clients to control or strengthen tongue, jaw, face muscles, or breathing mechanisms.
Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Administer hearing or speech and language evaluations, tests, or examinations to patients to collect information on type and degree of impairments, using written or oral tests or special instruments.
Test patient hearing
Administer hearing or speech and language evaluations, tests, or examinations to patients to collect information on type and degree of impairments, using written or oral tests or special instruments.
Supervise patient care personnel
Supervise or collaborate with therapy team.
Present medical research reports
Participate in conferences, training, continuing education courses, or publish research results to share knowledge of new hearing or speech disorder treatment methods or technologies.
Conduct or direct research on speech or hearing topics and report findings for use in developing procedures, technologies, or treatments.
Maintain medical or professional knowledge
Participate in conferences, training, continuing education courses, or publish research results to share knowledge of new hearing or speech disorder treatment methods or technologies.
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Consult with and refer clients to additional medical or educational services.
Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues
Consult with and advise educators or medical staff on speech or hearing topics, such as communication strategies or speech and language stimulation.
Develop health assessment methods or programs
Design, develop, or employ alternative diagnostic or communication devices or strategies.
Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel
Conduct lessons or direct educational or therapeutic games to assist teachers dealing with speech problems.