Role of the SLP: From Intubation to Communication - Part Two

Course Description:
This podcast was a conversation with Marta Kazandjian, MS, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA and Karen Dikeman, MA, CCC-SLP regarding early intervention in the ICU – with an emphasis on communications options that SLPs should consider when working with this patient population, including both oral and nonoral. Swallowing and respiratory function were briefly touched on. After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the benefits of an SLP being involved in early intervention in the ICU.
  2. List both oral and nonoral communication options to consider.