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Laryngeal Complications of Patients With COVID-19 in Critical Care Following Intubation and Tracheostomy (PD102546)

Presenter(s): Sarah Wallace, OBE, BSc, PGDip FRCSLT
Course Description

This session discusses the vital role SLPs who work in adult ICUs play in detection and management of voice, swallowing, and airway complications following COVID-19. The speaker discusses the nature of these complications; intubation, tracheostomy, and COVID-19 features; factors to guide early treatments; and how these factors shape decision-making in post-ICU settings.

This course is a recorded session from the "2022 ASHA Health Care Summit: Grand Rounds in COVID-19 Rehab" online conference.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Outline the steps required for addressing laryngeal complications through relevant case history, FEES images, and collaboration with a multidisciplinary team 
  • Select appropriate early treatment interventions for voice, airway, and swallowing problems in this population 
  • Explain the value of early SLP treatment in the ICU 
  • Evaluate the impact of COVID-19 and tailored interventions on patient outcomes

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: June 2022
End date: August 18, 2027

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by August 18, 2027.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102546
Available Through: August 18, 2027