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Understanding Skin Physiology and Management After Total Laryngectomy

Course: #9002Level: Intermediate1 Hour 508 Reviews
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This course will describe the function of skin, as well as types of and reasons for skin breakdown after total laryngectomy surgery. Participants will learn about practical solutions for preventing and treating irritation from peristomal baseplates, in order to facilitate patients’ ability to wear a Heat Moisture Exchanger for pulmonary rehabilitation. This course is presented jointly with Atos Medical.

Course created on October 8, 2019

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the various layers of the skin, their function and importance.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify patients at risk for skin reactions and breakdown.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the different types of skin reactions and the practical strategies to reduce frequency of occurrence.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of skin issues on heat moisture exchanger compliance and quality of life.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Function of the skin and how it works
15-25 Minutes Risk factors for skin reactions and breakdown
25-35 Minutes The impact that head and neck cancer treatments have on skin
35-45 Minutes Use of peristomal baseplates and their impact on skin and HME compliance
45-55 Minutes Practical solutions to prevent and treat skin conditions caused by peristomal baseplates
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Julie Bishop-Leone is the director of education at ATOS Medical, Inc., SpeechPathology.com's joint partner for this event and receives remuneration for the sale of ATOS products in her district. She is co-author of papers and speaks at seminars on this topic. Nonfinancial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly with Atos Medical.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.1 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 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.

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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