Real Talk: Answering Common Questions about Non-Vent Valve Use - Part One

Course Description:
This podcast was a conversation among 4 clinicians who discuss the most commonly asked questions about working with patients with tracheostomies and using a speaking valve when the patient is not on a ventilator. This podcast provided answers from both RTs and SLPs about working with patients and improving success with valve use. After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. List the differences between speaking valves
  2. Describe the best methods for cleaning and storing valves
  3. Explain patient selection considerations