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Anatomical Transformation of Speech & Swallowing Function Post-Total Laryngectomy (WEB19062)

Presenter(s): Barbara Pisano Messing, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course Description

Laryngectomy patients experience a variety of alterations in speech and swallowing post-surgery. This session discusses issues related to diagnosis and management of alaryngeal speech and swallowing post-laryngectomy. This course is a recorded session from the 2019 online conference “Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life.”

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • describe the three types of communication post-laryngectomy
  • discuss anatomical changes post-laryngectomy
  • describe the importance of diagnosing dysphagia in the laryngectomy patient

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.

Related Courses

View all courses from the "Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life" online conference, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): WEB19062
Available Through: March 20, 2024