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Team-Based Decision-Making With Patients on Mechanical Ventilation (PD102196)

Presenter(s): Kristin King, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session explores issues facing patients on mechanical ventilation and their care teams. The speaker discusses how a care team comes together to use objective criteria (including decision-making criteria) for patient care regarding placement and weaning from speaking valves. The speaker also discusses special considerations for settings without access to a team approach and when working with children.

This course is a recorded session from the 2021 online conference “Maximizing Outcomes for Medically Complex Patients of All Ages.”

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • describe issues that patients on mechanical ventilation face
  • list steps for addressing speaking valve use with these patients
  • identify special considerations for various settings, including for adults and children

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102196
Available Through: March 17, 2026