Laryngeal Complications of Patients With COVID-19 in Critical Care Following Intubation and Tracheostomy
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This session discusses the vital role SLPs who work in adult ICUs play in detection and management of voice, swallowing, and airway complications following COVID-19. The speaker discusses the nature of these complications; intubation, tracheostomy, and COVID-19 features; factors to guide early treatments; and how these factors shape decision-making in post-ICU settings.
This course is a recorded session from the "2022 ASHA Health Care Summit: Grand Rounds in COVID-19 Rehab" online conference.
You will be able to:
- Outline the steps required for addressing laryngeal complications through relevant case history, FEES images, and collaboration with a multidisciplinary team
- Select appropriate early treatment interventions for voice, airway, and swallowing problems in this population
- Explain the value of early SLP treatment in the ICU
- Evaluate the impact of COVID-19 and tailored interventions on patient outcomes
History and CE Information
origination date: June 2022
End date: August 18,
is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
To earn continuing
education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by August 18,