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The SLP Perspective of the Burn ICU – Recording

Presented by: Lisa Treviso-Jones

COURSE AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 1, 2024 – FEBRUARY 1, 2028

This course will discuss the anatomy and physiology of burn injuries, the impact of inhalation injury on dysphagia from the perspective of a speech language pathologist as well as the treatment of hypertrophic scars in the acute stages of hospitalization.

After this course, you will be able to…

  • Identify the anatomy and physiology associated with burn injuries

  • Describe the impact of inhalation injury on dysphagia in the acute stages of recovery

  • List evaluation methods for inhalation injury

  • Interpret evidence on current treatment techniques for hypertrophic scarring from an SLP perspective.

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?

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.

Course Agenda

  • 0-5 minutes: Welcome and background

  • 5-20 minutes: SLP involvement on a burn unit and demographics of a burn unit

  • 20-35 minutes: Composition of a burn unit, frequency of treatment regime, and terminology specific to working with burn injuries

  • 35-65 minutes:  Understanding grafts, graft schedules, stretching protocols, mouth splints and face masks.

  • 65-80 minutes:  Review evidence supporting current treatment techniques for hypertrophic scarring.

  • 80-100 minutes:  What is inhalation injury and how does it result in dysphagia

  • 100-110 minutes: Typical evaluation of inhalation injury, both from a medical standpoint and SLP standpoint

  • 110-120 minutes:  Question and Answer

Speaker Information and Disclosures

Lisa Treviso-Jones is a Senior Speech language pathologist (SLP) at the University of Colorado Hospital and has been working close to 20 years in the acute care and acute rehabilitation settings. She is currently a primary therapist for the neonatal and burn units; however, assesses and treats patients throughout the 1000+ bed acute care hospital. She has co-authored chapter 74: Dysphagia and Aspiration, in the ENT Secrets 4th ed, has guest lectured graduate level students at the University of Colorado, mentored participants attending Susan Langmore’s FEES course. She is also a certified Spanish medical interpreter and loves the opportunity to speak Spanish both within the hospital and while traveling. When she is not at work, she can be found with her family river rafting, kayaking or hiking in the summer and snowboarding or snowshoeing in the winter.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

Medical SLP Collective -Honoraria, speaking fee

NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

None

Additional FAQs

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.

What is the Refund/Cancellation Policy?  

Click here to view our policy:  https://medslpcollective.com/cancellation-of-courses-and-events/

What can I do if I have a complaint?  

Please contact us at info@medslpcollective.com

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.

What if I need special accommodations?  

If you require accommodations to access these materials due to a disability, please email us at info@medslpcollective.com