Patient Perspective Part One: What is a Laryngectomy?

Course Description:
This podcast was a conversation with Steve Cooper, laryngectomy patient. In this first episode with Steve Cooper, we discussed the critical differences between tracheostomy and a laryngectomy. We also described what is involved in a total laryngectomy, including the life impacts. This is shared through Steve’s own personal journey. After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. List 3 differences between a tracheostomy and laryngectomy
  2. Describe the anatomical changes following a total laryngectomy