2017 Bluegrass Area Laryngectomy Conference

Please save the date for the 2017 Bluegrass Area Laryngectomy Conference on Saturday September 16, 2017.

Course Description:  This intermediate level one-day course provides participants with a basic understanding of surgical management of laryngeal cancer, communication options after total laryngectomy, diagnosis and management of lymphedema, evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, and pulmonary rehabilitation post laryngectomy. Additionally, attendees will participate in hands-on and observational labs with patient volunteers. Areas addressed in the hands-on and observational labs will include:  tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis (TEP) troubleshooting skills, artificial larynx device selection and parameters for teaching functional communication, as well as tracheostoma management strategies, baseplate use, pulmonary rehabilitation via heat and moisture exchangers and use of hands-free devices.

To view the conference’s Agenda, Program Objectives, Instructional Faculty, CEU information and Registration,  click here.

For registration information, please call Tammy Jo Edge at  859.218. 0493
For content information, please call Tammy Wigginton at 859.218.0471

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