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Laryngectomy: Basic Training

Course: #6211Level: Introductory1 Hour 559 Reviews
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This course is for the SLP with limited background in head & neck cancer who needs to develop basic clinical management skills. The discussion focuses on medical/surgical treatments; anatomic changes; alterations of respiration, and speech and communication options. Understanding the functional consequences of larynx removal is emphasized.

Course created on March 4, 2014

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe changes to anatomy and physiology of respiratory system following total laryngectomy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe impact of total laryngectomy on communication.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe types of communication options available to patient following total laryntectomy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list correct anatomical changes i.e. stoma, puncture, voice prosthesis.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe goals for pulmonary rehabilitation following total laryngectomy.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Intro and overview
5-20 Minutes Functional consequences of laryngectomy
20-35 Minutes Alaryngeal communication options
35-55 Minutes Pulmonary rehabilitation
55-60 Minutes Summary and questions

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Meaghan Kane-Benjamin is employed by Atos Medical, who manufactures/sells some of the products that will be discussed during this presentation. Nonfinancial: There are no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

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