Swallowing Post-Laryngectomy (IAL Virtual Event #2) - 10022020


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Swallowing Post-Laryngectomy
Presented by: Atos Medical and the IAL Voice Institute
Friday, October 2, 2020
3:00pm-6:30pm ET | 2:00pm-5:30pm CT | 1:00pm-4:30pm MT| 12:00pm-3:30pm PT

The IAL remains committed to providing education to the laryngectomy community during these uncertain times. We are pleased to announce a second virtual meeting on Friday, October 2, 2020. This 3.5 hour meeting will focus on swallowing difficulties and nutrition post-laryngectomy, including esophageal stricture and reflux.

Registration is required. Registration confirmation will be provided by email. There is no fee for attending this course.

Please be aware that by signing up for this event, your name and email will be required. This information is needed in order to generate a secure code to enter the event. This information will be retained to send you a follow-up communication regarding your experience on the forum. This information will not be used to add you to any mass mailing lists.

Program Objectives

By attending this program participants will:

  • Have a better understanding of the symptoms of dysphagia and management for dysphagia in the laryngectomy patient
  • State primary nutrition goals for the head and neck cancer patient
  • Describe the nutrition management of short-term and long-term side effect related to surgery and treatment
  • State resources for the person with head and neck surgery
  • Discuss the physiology of swallowing following total laryngectomy
  • Discuss common causes of dysphagia after laryngectomy
  • Describe procedural and surgical interventions for management of dysphagia after laryngectomy

Who should attend?   

  • Laryngectomees
  • Caregivers, family, friends of laryngectomees
  • Speech-Language Pathologists in clinical practice
  • Speech-Language Pathologists in the academic setting
  • Other healthcare providers working with laryngectomees
  • Students

RSVP by registering today! 


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