Importance of Oral Intake During Radiation Therapy and HNC
Presented by: Kathryn Weber Moore M.S. CCC-SLP and Jessica Lasky, MA, CCC-SLP
COURSE AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 1, 2023 – SEPTEMBER 1, 2028
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After this journal club, you will be able to…
Learners will identify why oral intake is important during before, during, and after head and neck cancer (HNC) treatment
Learners will be able to describe what factors are taken into consideration with continued oral intake in this patient population
Learners will describe the importance of patient reported outcome measures (PROMS) in relation to quality of life (QOL) and continued oral intake.
Can I get continuing education for this webinar?
Minutes 0-5: Introduction of topic, articles being covered, and presenters
Minutes 5-15: An overview of oral intake and swallowing treatment in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) as it relates to the medical SLP
Minutes 15-58: Educational dialogue regarding importance of oral intake in conjunction with swallowing therapy along with Q and A
Minutes 58-60: Conclusionary information
Speaker Information and Disclosures:
Kathryn Weber Moore M.S. CCC-SLP is a Senior Speech Language Pathologist and Lead Outpatient SLP for Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has a Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Katie Manages diverse patient caseload with a large focus on head and neck cancer patients and medically complex patients, primary patient diagnosis’ include dysphagia, dysphonia, and dysarthria.
Katie will receive an Honoraria for this presentation from the Medical SLP Collective. She also receives a salary from the Medical SLP Collective. Katie receives a salary from Duke University Health System – Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina.
NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: None
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.
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