Provisional schedule

Day 1
Time Session Presenter
09.00‑09.20 Welcome and introduction   
09.20‑10.00 Revision of pre & post laryngectomy anatomy and physiology, surgical deconstruction and reconstruction. "Normal" post laryngectomy swallow and voice production  
10.00‑11.00 Defining and modifying vibratory segment tonicity  
11.00‑11.15 Break  
11.15‑12.15 How to perform and interpret the findings of an Air Insufflation Assessment  
12.15‑13.15 Lunch  
13.15‑14.15 Voice outcomes after Laryngectomy  
14.15‑15.00 VF protocol for swallow and voice  
15.00‑15.15 Break  
15.15‑16.15 Complications related to swallowing post laryngectomy and their management  
16.15‑17.00 Review standard laryngectomy VF  
Day 2
Time Session Presenter
09.00‑10.00 The Imaging Equipment and IR(ME)R Guidelines  
10.00‑11.00 Practise analysis of standard Lx VF assessments  
11.00‑11.15 Break  
11.15‑12.00 Voice prosthesis selection  
12.00‑13.00 Management of peripheral & central leakage  
13.00‑14.00 Lunch  
14.00‑14.45 Prosthesis choice, service planning & database management  
14.45‑15.00 Break  
15.00‑16.00 Extensive Surgery and implications for Swallow and Voice Rehabilitation  
16.00‑17.00 Maximising Swallow and Voice Post Extensive Surgery  
Day 3
Time Session Presenter
09.00‑10.00 Alternative methods, for TEP creation and prosthesis placement including (Primary TEP, Secondary TEP and Awake TEP. Management of hypertonicity/spasm using Dysport/Botox  
10.00‑11.00 Management of severe hypertonicity and spasm with Chemical neurectomy (Botox/Dysport)  
11.00‑11.15 Break  
11.15‑12.45 Panel – cases submitted by delegates VF practice  
12.45‑13.45 Lunch  
13.45‑14.30 Co design laryngectomy work & Domiciliary care  
14.30‑15.15 Use of EMST to improve voice and respiratory outcomes after laryngectomy  
15.15‑15.30 Break  
15.30‑16.15 Oncological treatment of the laryngectomy patient Radiotherapy, Chemoradiotherapy/Immunotherapy and Palliative Care  
16.15‑17.00 Management of Swallow and Voice after Laryngectomy Radiotherapy, Chemoradiotherapy/Immunotherapy and Palliative Care  
17.00 Finish  
Day 4
Time Session Presenter
09.00‑10.00 Swallow outcome measures  
10.00‑10.45 The use of FEES as a swallow evaluation tool after laryngectomy  
10.45‑11.15 Break  
11.15‑12.45 Laryngectomy videofluoroscopy & FEES analysis , group work  
12.45‑13.45  Lunch  
13.45‑14.30 The qualitative synthesis on lived experience post laryngectomy  
14.30‑15.15 RCSLT Laryngectomy competency framework  
15.15‑15.30 Break  
15.30‑16.15 Hypnotherapy as a therapeutic adjunct in HNC  
16.15‑17.00 Robotic resection of the larynx  
17.00 Finish  
Day 5
Time Session Presenter
09.00‑10.00 Oesophageal function post laryngectomy  
10.00‑11.00 High Resolution Manometry.  What can this dysphagia evaluation tool offer people with laryngectomy?  
11.00‑11.30 Break  
11.30‑13.00 Laryngectomy videofluoroscopy & HRM analysis - group work  
13.00‑14.00 Lunch  
14.00‑15.00 Choosing to self-change: patient perspectives and the SLT role  
15.00‑15.15 Break  
15.15‑16.00 The future of laryngectomy cancer management  
16.00‑16.30 Course evaluation  
16.30 End of course