Role of FEES in Decannulation

Course Description:
This podcast was a conversation with Nicole DePalma, MS, CCC-SLP about providing FEES and how it can be used to assist with the decannulation plan for a patient with a tracheostomy. We discussed some of the primary factors to consider during assessment. After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. List 3 factors related to how FEES could assist with a decannulation plan
  2. Describe 2 specific assessment parameters that may impact decannulation