Trachesostomy and ventilator patients face a number of added challenges that often impact therapy outcomes. While working on compensatory strategies, functional mobility, and ADLs in therapy, they’re also developing communication skills, learning swallowing techniques, and adjusting to medical equipment.
This recording explores the latest solutions to these and other challenges of tracheostomy and ventilator management. Examine current tracheostomy benefits, considerations, and best practices by reviewing the anatomy and physiology of respiration, as well as the many different types and combinations of tracheostomy tubes, speaking valves, and ventilators. Discuss how tracheostomies and ventilators impact physical, occupational, and speech therapies, and take home evidence-based tools and rehab strategies the whole team can use to improve rehab outcomes with pediatric and adult populations.
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|Manual - Rehabilitation Approaches for Patients with Tracheostomies & Ventilators (2.89 MB)||83 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Sheila Clark, DHEd, MS, CCC-SLP, has been a Speech Language Pathologist for 26 years, working with both pediatric and adult patients in a variety of settings. She earned a doctorate in health education in 2010, and enjoys educating healthcare professionals on the use of a holistic approach to clinical care. She has worked closely with multiple disciplines to become an advanced practitioner in the specialty areas of dysphagia, neurological disorders, critical care, and the management of patients with tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation.
Ms. Clark continues to work as an SLP on a PRN basis in acute care, outpatient, home care, and subacute care settings. She also provides clinical education with Passy-Muir and St. Catherine’s University in Minneapolis with DPT students. Additionally, she has served in leadership positions, including supervisor and rehab therapy director, which has given her a unique perspective on the communication and collaborative needs across disciplines.
Financial: Sheila Clark receives a speaking fee from Passy Muir. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Sheila Clark has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
NEUROANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF RESPIRATION
TYPES OF VENTILATION
SPEAKING VALVES AND IMPACT ON REHAB OUTCOMES
PEDIATRIC VS. ADULT CONSIDERATIONS
TEAM APPROACH TO TRACH AND VENT MANAGEMENT
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