Global Postlaryngectomy Rehabilitation Academy Course

Event Location
Brisbane - Australia

Event Dates
06 Nov 2014 - 07 Nov 2014

Event Website

Event Cost


Introduction to comprehensive postlaryngectomy rehabilitation
– Basic aspects of the voice prosthesis range & selection
– Hands-on session, practicing voice prosthesis replacement and use of accessories
– Speech and swallowing rehabilitation & troubleshooting
– International perspective on voice prosthesis rehabilitation
– Local perspective: Voice Prosthesis management and changes in clinical practice
– Time of surgery voice prosthesis placement
– Pulmonary rehabilitation: basic physiology & clinical research
– Olfaction rehabilitation
– Surgical techniques inlcuding voice prosthesis placement
– Cadaver dissection: total laryngectomy with primary TEP
– Patient demonstration of freehands, HME’s & voice prosthesis replacement