Applying Research to Clinical Practice

for Tracheostomy-Ventilator Patient Care

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019 5PM-6PM

Haven Collective, 2025 Riverside Drive, Columbus, OH 43221

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Course Description

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are responsible for and tasked with the assessment and treatment of patients requiring tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation in the areas of communication and swallowing. To effectively assess these patients and subsequently devise an effective plan of treatment, SLPs have many factors to consider including identifying and applying evidence-based practice tools and collaborating with healthcare professionals. This course discussed current assessment and treatment trends in research and clinical practice regarding the communication and swallowing of patients requiring tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation.      

Learner Outcomes & Objectives

1) The learner will be able to identify from evidence-based research the current trends in the assessment and treatment of patients requiring tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation.

2) The learner will identify how to apply research to clinical practice in the assessment and treatment of patients requiring tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation.

3) The learner will identify current trends in collaborating with medical health care professions to effectively care for patients requiring tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation.

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FACULTY & DISCLOSURES

Jamie D. Fisher, PhD, CCC-SLP is owner, speech-language pathologist (SLP), endoscopist, and CE-training course director at Nashville Speech & Swallowing Specialists, PLLC. She has SLP licensure in multiple states and has experience working in acute care hospitals, sub-acute care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, school districts and private practice with adults and children across America. Dr. Fisher holds American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, endorsement for endoscopy practice, and is a certified endoscopy trainer of Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES). Dr. Fisher has served as adjunct professor at the University of Maryland - College Park and Western Kentucky University. She has over ten years of experience as an SLP and her clinical interests include speech, language, dysphagia, FEES/Modified Barium Swallow Studies, and working with patients requiring tracheostomy/mechanical ventilation. Dr. Fisher is the creator and director of Preparing SLPs for Tracheostomy and Ventilator Patient Care Training Course in Nashville, Tennessee. Disclosures – Financial: Salary received by Nashville Speech & Swallowing Specialists, PLLC. Non-Financial: None

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

 
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This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).

Online Registration: ComplImentary registration to 30 participants

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019 @ 12pm EST

REFRESHMENTS & LOCATION Provided BY:

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Course Completion Requirement, Special Needs, & Questions: Participants are expected to be present for the entire program to receive completion certificate and be reported for ASHA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided. For special needs and questions please contact: info@nashvillespeechandswallowing.com or 615-375-6695.