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Cancer Management in Acute Care Settings (WEB19961)

Presenter(s): Kate Hutcheson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BSC-S; Katherine Connelly MA, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This session—a recorded session from ASHA’s 2020 Health Care Connect online conference—discusses cancer basics, treatment options, and their functional impacts as they relate to swallowing and cognitive-communication. The speakers discuss common referrals in acute care oncology settings and describe an algorithm for clinical decision-making.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Use an oncology-specific algorithm to collect case history and relevant details from chart reviews and patient interviews in acute care settings
  • Use case histories and interviews to apply algorithms for clinical decision-making in acute care oncology settings
  • Use an algorithm for clinical decision-making to manage expected deficits in various clinical scenarios in acute care oncology

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: 1.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.15
Item #(s): WEB19961
Available Through: July 08, 2025