Introduction to the Patient with Laryngectomy – What the SLP Should Know
Presented by Brian Martin, MS, CCC-SLP
Course DescriptionThis course covers information regarding post-laryngectomy anatomy and physiology including typical vs post-laryngectomy and tracheostomy vs laryngectomy. Gain an overview of techniques for voice restoration after a laryngectomy, including esophageal speech, electrolarynx, and tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis. Post-laryngectomy pulmonary rehabilitation and dysphagia will be reviewed.
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- This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Introductory Level).
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the general anatomy of the laryngectomy patient.
- Identify three differences between patients with tracheostomies vs. laryngectomies.
- Identify the three techniques for voice restoration in the laryngectomy population.
- Describe the SLP's role in pulmonary rehabilitation in the laryngectomy population.
- Identify the potential impact on swallowing after a laryngectomy.
- 0:00 - Overview of normal anatomy vs. laryngectomy
- 0:10 - Overview of tracheostomy vs. laryngectomy
- 0:20 - Introduction to esophageal speech
- 0:22 - Introduction to electrolarynx
- 0:30 - Introduction to tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis
- 0:45 - Introduction to dysphagia in the laryngectomy population
- 0:55 - Q/A
- 1:00 - End course + quiz
Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.
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- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
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