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    Trach and Vent Specialty Course for SLPs

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    Add to Calendar 07/17/2022 07:30 AM 07/17/2022 05:30 PM America/Chicago Trach and Vent Specialty Course for SLPs Hotel:
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    Appropriate Disciplines

    • Speech Language Pathologist
    • Speech Language Pathology Asst

Course Description

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define guidelines related to trach and vents
  • Identify anatomical structures and physiological changes after a tracheostomy procedure
  • Explain how ventilators work, their settings, and alarms
  • Assess patient candidacy for cuff deflation and speaking valve trials
  • Summarize about guidelines for high flow oxygen
  • Consider and recommend treatment protocols to include humidification, pharmacology, modalities, exercises, and diet modifications, and Evans Blue Dye Tests
  • Develop treatment strategies for successful outcomes for your patients

Lubna Nabulsi


Lubna Nabulsi is a Speech-Language Pathologist that has been practicing in Skilled nursing rehabilitation for 20 years. She graduated with her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from Towson University in Baltimore Maryland. Prior to becoming and SLP, Lubna was a Medical and Research Technologist working at University of Maryland Hospital Immunology Department. This created a unique knowledge of overall medical pathology and how it related to disease and disorders that affect swallowing. Lubna is currently the Senior SLP at Futurecare Health and Management. Lubna developed a successful inhouse FEES program at all Futurecare skilled nursing facilities., and in the past 10 years has trained over 20 SLP in FEES instrumentation and competency.

Financial Disclosure: Lubna receives honoraria from CIAO for the presentation of her live courses and royalties for the sale of her online courses.
Non-Financial Disclosure: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.

Day 1

08:00 - 09:00
Basic anatomy and physiology review before and after a tracheotomy procedure
09:00 - 10:00
All about tracheostomy tubes, trach set up, and ventilators
10:00 - 10:15
10:15 - 11:30
Infection Control
11:30 - 12:00
Speaking valves and cuff deflation
12:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 01:30
01:30 - 01:45
01:45 - 03:00
Treatment strategies and outcomes
03:00 - 04:15
Laryngectomies and TEPs
04:15 - 04:30
Questions and Answers

Delivery VIA:

  • Live Stream - This course is offered from our Live Stream studio. Watch and interact with the instructor from wherever you are or join us as part of the studio audience in sunny Gulf Breeze, FL.

Contact hours pre-approved for:

  • 7.5 Hours
  • CIAO is an ASHA Approved Provider #AAWA (0.75 ASHA CEUs) bubble sheet submission required

This course is offered for 0.75 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)


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