Advocacy in the Realm of Head and Neck Cancer – Live Journal Club
Presented by: Fred Stal, MS, CCC-SLP and Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP
FEBRUARY 8, 2023 at 8:30 PM EST
After this journal club, you will be able to…
- Identify the definition of advocacy and how it relates to patients with head and neck cancer.
- Identify the phases of care in which advocacy is needed for patients.
- Describe clinical practice patterns of speech-language pathologists who work with patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer and how advocacy ties into each treatment pattern.
Can I get continuing education for this webinar?
- 8:30-8:35 PM EST: Introduction of topic, articles being covered, and presenters
- 8:35-8:45 PM EST: An overview of advocacy in head and neck cancer as it relates to the medical SLP
- 8:45-9:28: PM EST Educational dialogue regarding advocacy in head and neck cancer along with Q and A
- 9:28-9:30 PM EST: Conclusionary information
Speaker Information and Disclosures:
Fred Stal, MS, CCC-SLP
Fred Stal is a speech language pathologist at Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, currently working in the acute rehab setting.
Originally from New York, Fred now resides in Cleveland Ohio. He also volunteers his time as the Director of Advocacy for the Dysphagia Outreach Project. Fred has a keen interest in clinical research, voice, swallowing, airway management, medically complex populations – particularly head and neck cancer and total laryngectomy patients, voice restoration, swallow rehabilitation, and advocacy for this population of patients. He recently co-authored a research paper at his facility, looking at executive function, frontal lobe processing, and cognitive aspects in relation to fall risk.
Fred Stal will receive a speaking fee for this course from the Medical SLP Collective. He receives a salary from Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital.
Director of Advocacy for the Dysphagia Outreach Project
Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Jessica Lasky is a medical Speech-Language Pathologist that specializes in dysphagia and the adult and geriatric populations. Jessica has worked in nearly every setting possible from outpatient neuro rehabilitation, stroke, and trauma 1 hospitals, acute rehab facilities, and SNFs.
Jessica receives a salary from Mobile Scope, Neuro RehabCare, the MedSLP Collective, and Evolutionary Education Solutions. She also receives a consulting fee from the MedSLP Collective. Jessica retains intellectual property rights from Evolutionary Education Solutions. Finally, Jessica has ownership interest in both Mobile Scope and Evolutionary Education Solutions.
Can I get ASHA CEUS for this Course?
After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.
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Who is this webinar appropriate for?
The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.
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