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Communication Post-Tracheostomy
During this first part of a 2-webinar series, Robert Dewey, Senior Speech Pathologist at George Washington University Hospital, will present on how the Tracheostomy Team there manages patients with tracheostomies, focusing on communication and swallowing post-trach.

Language: English

Interpretation: Spanish, Portuguese

This continuing education program is sponsored by Covidien LP, a subsidiary of Medtronic, and is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#14189) for 1 contact hour.

This program is approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course #188720000

This program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour CE credit by by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (22-MEDT-F1-0084)

"For U.S. Healthcare Professionals, this course offers contact hours. Participants who provide or have a license to provide healthcare in MA or VT will not receive a contact hours certificate. This does NOT apply to EMS professionals. HCPs who meet the expanded covered recipient provider types under the federal Open Payments program and receive contact hours are subject to reporting under this national disclosure program. By completing this course, you agree to receiving contact hours and having this transfer of value reported as applicable. Please see the Open Payments resources page (https://www.cms.gov/OpenPayments/Program-Participants/Newly-Added-Covered-Recipients) for more information."

Jan 25, 2023 10:00 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Robert Dewey
Senior Speech Pathologist @George Washington University Hospital
Robert Dewey is the Senior Speech Pathologist at GW Hospital, where he has worked for the last 8 years. He is also the chair of the Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy Care Committee at GW Hospital, and provides weekly hands-on training to hospital residents on routine care of surgical airways. His professional areas of expertise are swallowing and communication in the setting of tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation, as well as advanced dysphagia diagnostics, including endoscopic and fluoroscopic swallow exams. Rob completed his graduate studies in speech-language pathology at the George Washington University, and has a Master’s degree in Spanish literature and linguistics from Temple University. Personally, Rob likes to cook, exercise, travel, and spend time in nature.