This course is designed to give attendees the basic understanding of what tracheoesophageal (TE) voice restoration is and the role of the SLP in the rehabilitation process. Other topics to be reviewed are: determining who is a candidate, sizing the TE tract, the various types of TE voice prostheses and how they are placed, considerations for prosthesis selection, and how to initiate voice rehabilitation.
Course created on March 27, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to describe what tracheoesophageal (TE) speech is and how it works.
- After this course, participants will be able to determine who is an appropriate candidate for a tracheoesophageal puncture.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to size the tracheoesophageal puncture.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the various types of voice prostheses and how they are placed.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe strategies of how to initiate TE voice.
|0-5 Minutes||What is Tracheoesophageal (TE) Voice Restoration|
|5-10 Minutes||Who is a Candidate for at Tracheoesophageal Puncture (TEP)|
|10-20 Minutes||How to Size the Tracheoesophageal Puncture (TEP)|
|20-35 Minutes||Introduction to the various types of Voice Prostheses|
|35-45 Minutes||Placing the TE Voice Prosthesis|
|45-55 Minutes||Getting your Patient to Talk|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusions; Q&A|
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Julie Bishop-Leone, M.A., CCC-SLP
Julie Bishop-Leone’s career as a Speech Language Pathologist spans 20 years first at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor then as Clinical Manager of Speech Pathology and Audiology at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Specializing in alaryngeal voice restoration and swallowing she has participated in numerous clinical trials and co-authored several peer-reviewed papers focused on the head and neck oncology patient. In addition to her extensive clinical experience with tracheoesophageal voice restoration, she has directed and been an invited faculty member at national seminars and training programs in the area of laryngectomy rehabilitation. Ms. Bishop-Leone has been employed by Atos Medical Inc for the last five years and is a founding member of the Educational Division of Atos Medical Inc.
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