LIVE WEBINAR: Oxygen Therapies and Swallow Considerations

October 14, 2021 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST

There is emerging, though limited research evaluating the effects of high flow oxygen on swallowing abilities. The presenters have gathered literature reviewing various oxygen therapies, their impact on the upper aerodigestive tract, and potential effects on physiologic swallowing. The clinical importance of appropriate patient selection and swallowing evaluations/management in this population will be discussed.
LIVE WEBINAR: Oxygen Therapies and Swallow Considerations

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Cost: $55

Course Information

Learning Objectives

  • Define various oxygen therapies
  • Identify risk for aspiration related to respiratory distress and high oxygen requirements
  • Outline literature highlighting high flow oxygen requirements and their effects on swallowing

Agenda:

2:00 Description of various oxygen therapies

2:25 Review normal swallowing and respiratory physiology 

2:45 Describe current research of high flow oxygen and its effects on upper aero digestive tract

3:15 Swallowing outcomes associated with high flow oxygen

3:30 Q and A

3:45 Review post-test

4:00 Adjourn

Joining the Webinar:

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Reporting to ASHA:

This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (2 hours), Intermediate Level, Professional Area.

If you wish to have your participation in this course reported to ASHA, you must include your ASHA number when registering for the course. If you do not have an ASHA number, but you would like your participation reported to ASHA, type “ REPORT” in the field requesting your ASHA number.  If you do not wish to have your participation submitted to ASHA, type “NO” in the field requesting your ASHA number. Once the course post-test has been completed your material will be ready for us to submit.

If you have any questions, please email education@carolinafees.com or call 877-390-1887.

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Webinar Notice:

Successful participation in this course includes completion of the post-test with a score of 80% or higher, then participants will automatically receive a course completion certificate. If you would like to have your participation reported to ASHA, it must be indicated on the registration form. 

If you have any questions, please email education@carolinafees.com or call 877-390-1887.

Instructor

  • Candice Devlin and Rory O’Bryan

    Candice Devlin, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S and Rory O’Bryan, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

    Candice Devlin and Rory O’Bryan

    have worked as medical Speech-Language Pathologists at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, NC for 10 and 9 years, respectively, evaluating and treating adults in the acute care and acute rehabilitation settings. Both serve as a fee basis employee at the Durham VA Medical Center. Both have been instrumental in developing and bringing Respiratory Muscle Training, and IDDSI programs to Duke Regional Hospital. Ms. Devlin earned her Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders from East Carolina University. Her primary area of interest is dysphagia especially in the tracheostomy and ventilator dependent patient populations. She developed the In-Line Passy-Muir Valve program at Duke Regional Hospital. Ms. O’Bryan earned her Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders from University of North Carolina. She currently serves as the student coordinator for graduate student clinicians at Duke Regional Hospital Disclosures: Ms. Devlin and Ms. O’Bryan have the following financial relationships: they are paid employees of Duke Regional Hospital and receive payment for this webinar from Carolina Speech Pathology, LLC. Ms. Devlin and Ms. O’Bryan have no non-financial relationships to disclose.