Post Laryngectomy Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to describe normal versus post-laryngectomy pulmonary function.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the various types of heat and moisture exchange (HME)systems and their clinical applications.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 factors to consider when determining the appropriate HME for the patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify physiologic and quality of life benefits of a Heat and Moisture Exchanger.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and solve problems and solutions related to fitting a patient with an HME.
|5-20 Minutes||Normal pulmonary function versus post-laryngectomy|
|20-30 Minutes||How a Heat and Moisture Exchange(HME)System works|
|30-40 Minutes||Review of the types of HMEs and their clinical applications|
|40-50 Minutes||HME selection criteria|
|50-55 Minutes||Factors to consider when fitting a patient with a HME|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Meaghan Kane-Benjamin, M.A., CCC-SLP
Ms. Benjamin, received her B.A. in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 1993 from Montclair State University, New Jersey and M.A. in Speech and Hearing Science in 1995 from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Benjamin began her career practicing under the mentorship of Mark Singer, M.D. at University of California, San Francisco in the Otolaryngology Department. After 8 years at UCSF as Clinical Manager specialized in Head and Neck Cancer Rehabilitation, Ms. Benjamin relocated to continue her practice with the Otolaryngology Department at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare in Evanston, Illinois. Having such an extensive clinical experience with TE voice restoration, she has directed and been invited faculty at numerous national seminars and training programs in the area of laryngectomy rehabilitation. Ms. Benjamin has been employed by Atos Medical Inc for the past 6 years and is a founding member of the Educational Division of Atos Medical Inc.
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