|September 12 - 13, 2014|
About the program:
Although the goal of every clinician is organ preservation, a total laryngectomy is often unavoidable
in patients with advanced stage laryngeal and hypo pharyngeal cancer or recurrent disease.
Fortunately, the quality of life following a total laryngectomy is very good provided surgical
and rehabilitation efforts are optimal. Over the last several decades considerable progress in voice,
pulmonary and olfaction rehabilitation of the total laryngectomy patient has been made. This
course will share current trends and practices in post-laryngectomy rehabilitation. A cadaver
resection lab offers attendees a unique and powerful learning experience in surgical techniques
for total laryngectomy. Additionally, a hands-on lab with patient volunteers provides attendees
the opportunity to learn techniques of tracheoesophageal prosthesis replacement.
By attending this program participants will:
|Please call Barbara Messing, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S at 443-849-8451 for questions |
regarding any of our upcoming conferences.