|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.