This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This course introduces a “road map” for rehabilitation and restoration of speech and swallowing, following a total glossectomy in the outpatient setting. It discusses unique treatment approaches including the use of palatal augmentation, augmentative communication, and other methods that have been successful at improving functional speech and swallowing outcomes. Sequelae of radiation therapy are also reviewed.
Part 1: Course 9768
- After this course, participants will be able to describe methods of speech rehabilitation following glossectomy, including articulation therapy and the important role of the palatal augmentation prosthesis.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of adaptive equipment, swallowing maneuvers and intensive dysphagia rehabilitation following glossectomy.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the effects of postoperative radiation therapy on both speech and swallowing rehabilitation.
|5-15 Minutes||Speech Evaluation|
|15-25 Minutes||Palatal augmentation prosthesis|
|25-35 Minutes||Speech treatment|
|35-45 Minutes||Swallowing evaluation, modified barium swallow (MBS)|
|45-60 Minutes||Swallowing treatment|
|60-70 Minutes||Radiation sequelae|
|70-80 Minutes||Case Study|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
MS CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Jodi Knott is a staff speech pathologist working with HCA in Houston, Texas. She received her graduate degree from Eastern Illinois University in 1993. She has worked as a speech pathologist for 28 years,18 of those years at The MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Jodi has extensive experience evaluating and treating patients with head and neck cancer, specifically those who will or have undergone glossectomy and laryngectomy. She is particularly known for her management of laryngectomized patients who have undergone complex reconstructions and require specialized and novel treatment approaches.
Course participation information
To ensure you are ready to participate, please complete our short Test Drive to prepare your computer to view the course.
Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.
On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the exam and course evaluation, and earn continuing education credit, you must be a SpeechPathology.com member. Participants must complete the entire course; partial credit is not allowed.
SpeechPathology.com is committed to ensuring accessibility to the widest possible audience. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone. If you have questions, requests, or would like to report an accessibility-related issue, please email email@example.com. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner.
Visit our Contact us page or give us a call if you have questions.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.15 ASHA CEUs
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.
Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
Approved for 1.5 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.
California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.
Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.