Pulmonary Rehabilitation for the Neck Breather

Course: #7736Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 39 Reviews

This course reviews anatomic changes and subsequent pulmonary sequelae that affect the respiratory system in neck breathers after tracheotomy and laryngectomy. Heat and moisture exchangers (HMEs) to improve overall pulmonary health and tracheal climate along with their clinical applications and evidence-based clinical outcomes will be reviewed. This course is open captioned.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the anatomic and physiologic changes after tracheotomy and total laryngectomy and the differences between the two populations.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the various changes in tracheal climate and solutions to improve overall pulmonary health and outcomes in this patient populations.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the various heat and moisture exchangers and speaking valves available and their clinical applications.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-25 Minutes Anatomic and Physiologic Changes after Tracheotomy and Total Laryngectomy
25-30 Minutes How to identify the differences between a tracheostomy and total laryngectomy patient
30-50 Minutes Changes in tracheal climate and conditioning for neck breathers
50-65 Minutes Ways to improve overall pulmonary health in this patient population
65-85 Minutes Review of the various heat and moisture exchangers (HMEs) and speaking valves available for these patient populations
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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