This course provides information to help participants differentiate between central and peripheral leakage of tracheoesophageal voice prostheses and identify the potential causes. Specific solutions are discussed, including problem-solving applicable to both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Course created on April 20, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the difference between central and peripheral leakage of the voice prosthesis.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify two causes of voice prosthesis leakage.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe basic solutions for managing voice prosthesis leakage in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
|5-20 Minutes||Overview of etiology and discuss solutions for central leakage|
|20-35 Minutes||Overview of etiology and discuss solutions for peripheral leakage|
|35-45 Minutes||Discussion of voice issues, granulation tissue, and accidental dislodgement|
|45-55 Minutes||Tracheoesophageal voice case studies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Julie Bishop-Leone began her career as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) in 1994 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, then continued as Clinical Manager of Speech Pathology and Audiology at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX under the mentorship of Jan S. Lewin, PhD. Specializing in alaryngeal voice restoration and swallowing, Julie has participated in numerous clinical trials and co-authored several peer-reviewed papers focused on the head and neck oncology patient. In addition to her extensive clinical experience with TE voice restoration, she has directed and been an invited faculty member at international seminars and training programs in the area of laryngectomy rehabilitation. Julie has been employed by Atos Medical since 2007 and is currently the Director of Clinical Education.
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