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Breathe, Speak, Eat: What the SLP Needs to Know About Trachs and Vents
Presented by George Barnes, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10461Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. An overview of tracheostomy tube and mechanical ventilator management, including their effects on airflow, speech and swallowing, is provided in this course. Discussion includes speaking valves, common challenges, and ways to improve outcomes in this complex patient population.

Breathe, Speak, Eat: What the SLP Needs to Know About Respiratory Failure
Presented by George Barnes, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10445Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Respiratory disease, respiratory failure, oral intubation, effects of intubation on the larynx and the swallow, and dysphagia management are discussed in this course. Risk factors and salient features of dysphagia after extubation are described in order to help clinicians effectively evaluate and treat their patients.

Laryngectomy Rehabilitation: A Roadmap to Finding the Right Stomal Attachment
Presented by Meaghan Kane-Benjamin, M.A., CCC-SLP
Course: #104111 Hour
Various intraluminal and peristomal attachment options for Heat Moisture Exchange (HME) systems and/or hands-free devices are described in this course. Selection of the appropriate attachment and techniques for optimal placement/application of the attachment to achieve a good seal are addressed. Troubleshooting strategies for difficult stomal topography are also discussed.

Bilingual Transgender Voice: Increasing the SLP's Awareness
Presented by Stacey Perez, SLP.D, CCC-SLP
Course: #10348Level: Introductory1 Hour
The literature on voice and communication therapy for the transgender community remains overly broad, with little to no research focusing on the bilingual transgender voice experience and clients' entire identity, including ethnicity. This course discusses vocal cultural characteristics and why they must be considered in order for SLPs to develop cultural competence and effectively work with the bilingual transgender population.

Transgender Voice and Communication
Presented by Jill Michael, MA, CCC-SLP, Vocologist
Course: #10317Level: Introductory1 Hour
An introduction to transforming voice and communication for individuals who identify as transgender, non-binary and gender diverse is provided in this course. Cultural competence - including terminology and medical considerations - and evidence-based practices for assessment and treatment of pitch, resonance, and nonverbal communication across the gender spectrum are also addressed.

Laryngectomy Basics: An Introduction to Voice and Pulmonary Changes
Presented by Samantha Jones, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #10299Level: Introductory1 Hour
Basic clinical management skills related to pulmonary function and communication after a total laryngectomy are described in this course. Information about medical/surgical treatments, anatomic and physiologic changes, communication options, and pulmonary rehabilitation management is provided.

Medical SLP and COVID: What is Our Role?
Presented by Gabriella Barone, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10197Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides an overview of the medical SLP’s vital role in management of patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Discussion includes swallow screenings, clinical and instrumental swallow evaluations and speech-language evaluations for this population, as well as considerations for tracheostomized or post-extubation patients or those on supplemental oxygen. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is also addressed.

An Amplitude-Focused Interprofessional Approach for Parkinson's Disease, In Partnership with LSVT® Global
Presented by Julia Wood, MOT, OTR/L, Heather J. Cianci, PT, MS, GCS, Heather Hodges, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #1033821Level: Advanced5 Hours
There is growing evidence that supports the benefit of providing care through an interprofessional approach for individuals with complex diagnoses like Parkinson’s disease (PD). This Master Class reviews current research & practice guidelines for providing PT, OT, and SLP treatment set against the background of LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG, in order to positively impact the quality of life and function of those living with PD.

20Q: Beyond the Swallow - Tracheostomy Tube and Ventilator Management
Presented by George Barnes, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #10056Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course addresses the various questions that may arise for the medical SLP involved in the care of patients with tracheostomy and/or mechanical ventilation. Topics include causes of respiratory failure, consequences of tracheostomy/ventilation, risk management related to intervention, and considerations for assessment and treatment of swallowing and communication, including the use of speaking valves.

Tracheoesophageal Voice: Basic Troubleshooting and Practical Solutions
Presented by Julie Bishop-Leone, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #9678Level: Intermediate1 Hour
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.

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