Course Information

Course Details 

Managing Medical Misinformation from an SLP Perspective is a self-study course which will help participants discern fact from fiction in the context of allied health. The instructor defines medical misinformation and helps the learner to recognize how it can be spread. Consequences of misinformation are discussed with real life examples. Finally, this webinar inspires us to reflect on information we absorb and consider our role in ascertaining we are providing our peers and patients with accurate information.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss definition and potential feature of medical misinformation
  • Recognize possible channels of medical misinformation spread
  • Reflect on responsibility and role of healthcare professionals in education and advocacy
  • Consider real world consequences of medical misinformation


  • 00:00    Introduction, Bio, Disclosures, Course Objectives
  • 02:00    Misinformation Defined
  • 08:00    Misinformation Features
  • 12:00    Medical Misinformation Defined
  • 16:00    Role of Allied Health Professionals Discussed
  • 26:00    Misinformation Research in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • 34:00    Spread & Consequences of Medical Misinformation
  • 50:00    Responding to Medical Misinformation
  • 54:00    Information Literacy & Good Information Consumer Tips
  • 60:00    Wrap Up and References

Webinar Notice

Successful participation in this course includes completion of the post-test with a score of 80% or higher, then participants will automatically receive a course completion certificate.  You will have access to the course for 365 days after registration.

This course is offered for 1 Professional Development Hour(s). We can report your participation to ASHA if you choose for 0.1 ASHA CEUs, just be sure to include your ASHA number when you register. If you do not want your participation reported to ASHA, you have the option to decline on the course registration page. 

Refund Policy 

No refunds for self-study courses.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call 877-390-1887.

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  • Lauryn Dorzback

    M.A., CCC-SLP

    Lauryn Dorzback

    Lauryn Dorzback, M.A., CCC-SLP graduated with a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014. Her work experience includes acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care, with a focus on dysphagia diagnostics and intervention. Lauryn joined CSP in 2018 and shares the company’s passion of providing access to swallowing instrumentation to patients across the region. Disclosures: Lauryn Dorzback has the following financial relationship to disclose: She is a salaried employee of Carolina Speech Pathology. Lauryn has no non-financial relationships to disclose.