As more advanced and groundbreaking techniques develop within the world of surgery, Speech and Language Therapists are treating greater numbers of patients who have complex dysphagia resulting from, or associated with, the procedures they have undergone.
This study day will showcase the work of SLTs in a range of specialities - exploring the difficulties their patients experience, the prognosis for recovery and specific management techniques which are indicated.
Featuring SLTs working in neurosurgery, oesophageal surgery, spinal surgery and cardiac surgery, with opportunities to bring along challenging cases you yourself have encountered to share knowledge and gather new ideas.
Cost includes refreshments TBC.
9.00-9.30 CENAAD AGM
9.30-10.20 Dysphagia post elective spinal cord surgery – Sarah Morgan, SLT, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
10.50-11.40 Dysphagia post neuro-surgery – Angela Posada & Eibhlin Cleary, SLTs, St George’s Hospital
11.40-12.25 Management of dysphagia post airway reconstruction – Gemma Clunie & Lindsay Lovell, SLTs, Charing Cross Hospital
13.25-13.55 Dysphagia post carotid endarterectomy – Waiza Kadri, SLT, Northwick Park Hospital
13.55-14.45 Dysphagia in cardiac surgery – Lucy Allen, SLT, St Thomas’ Hospital
15.00-15.50 Dysphagia post oesophagectomy – Christina Iezzi, SLT, St Thomas’ Hospital