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
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the various layers of the skin, their function and importance.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify patients at risk for skin reactions and breakdown.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the different types of skin reactions and the practical strategies to reduce frequency of occurrence.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of skin issues on heat moisture exchanger compliance and quality of life.
|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|
Julie Bishop-Leone’s career as a Speech Language Pathologist spans over 20 years first at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor then as Clinical Manager of Speech Pathology and Audiology at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Specializing in alaryngeal voice restoration and swallowing she 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 tracheoesophageal voice restoration, she has directed and been an invited faculty member at national seminars and training programs in the area of laryngectomy rehabilitation. Ms. Bishop- Leone has been employed by Atos Medical Inc. for the last twelve years and is currently the Director of Clinical Education.
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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