Passy-Muir® Valve Interactive Workshop Sydney Tuesday 27th June
ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT TOOLS FOR TRACHEOSTOMY: AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP
This program is designed for the multidisciplinary team and will provide clinical information regarding tracheostomy indications, timing and procedures. The physiologic impact of tracheostomy will be reviewed. Clinicians will learn step-by-step methods to assess for the use of a no-leak speaking valve to restore communication, improve swallow, improve secretion management and restore subglottic pressure in adults who require tracheostomy.
Advanced techniques for successful assessment and placement of a no-leak speaking valve on mechanically ventilated patients will be demonstrated, including review of ventilator settings and best practice procedures for use and alarm management.
Attendees also will learn the importance of early intervention, and therapy techniques utilizing a no-leak speaking valve for dysphagia, speech, and mobility. Case studies, hands on sessions and group discussion will be incorporated to complement the lecture and to enhance the learning experience for all attendees.
This seminar is designed for:
- Speech Pathologists
- Physical Therapists
- Respiratory Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Nurses using the Passy-Muir Speaking Valve
Date: Tuesday 27th June, 8:15am - 5:00pm
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