This course describes the various intraluminal and peristomal attachment options for attaching a Heat Moisture Exchange (HME) system and/or hands-free device. It will discuss how to select the appropriate attachment for your patient, techniques for placement/application of the attachment for optimal adhesion, and troubleshooting attachments for difficult stomal topography. This course is presented jointly with Atos Medical.
Course created on July 31, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 factors influencing appropriate selection of intraluminal and peristomal devices.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify problems and describe solutions related to achieving an adequate seal.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the procedure for applying and removing adhesive baseplates and intraluminal attachments.
|5-15 Minutes||Purpose of attachment devices in support of using an HME|
|15-25 Minutes||Types and characteristics of different peristomal attachments and intraluminal devices|
|25-35 Minutes||Importance of skin care and preparing the skin for adhesives|
|35-45 Minutes||Attachment of adhesives for deep-set stomas; 2-day adhesives with extra glue; removal of adhesive base plates|
|45-55 Minutes||Troubleshooting difficult stomal topography|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Meaghan Kane-Benjamin, M.A., CCC-SLP
Meaghan received her BA in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Montclair State University and MA in Speech-Language Pathology from The Ohio State University. Ms. Kane-Benjamin worked at the University of San Francisco’s Department of Otolaryngology for eight years under the mentorship of Mark Singer MD and Carla Gress PhD. She then spent two years in the Otolaryngology Department at Evanston Northwestern. In addition to her extensive clinical experience with TE voice restoration, she has directed and participated in numerous seminars/training programs and has conducted several webinars on H&N Cancer. Ms. Benjamin has been employed by Atos Medical Inc. for the last nine years and is a founding member of their Educational Division.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in joint partnership with ATOS Medical.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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