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Outpatient Management of Speech and Swallowing After Total Glossectomy

Course: #9770Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Jul 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

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

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Live Webinar

Tue, Jul 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.2; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the importance of adaptive equipment, swallowing maneuvers and intensive dysphagia rehabilitation following glossectomy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the effects of postoperative radiation therapy on both speech and swallowing rehabilitation.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Introductory Level
0.15 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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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

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.