Let's Talk Trachs

Track: Medical Speech Pathology

Session Number: 4178
Date: Fri, Mar 2nd, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Description:

This 101 course will provide an introduction to tracheostomy. Aerodigestive tract anatomy and physiology will be reviewed. The effects of tracheostomy and speaking valves on normal airway anatomy and physiology will be discussed, as well as their implications for speech and swallowing function. Participants will be familiarized with tracheostomy tube types, supplies, and speaking valves.

Session Type: Traditional
Cross-Listed Tracks: Student Interests

Session Type: Traditional
Cross-Listed Tracks: Student Interests