Provisional schedule

Day 1
TimeSessionPresenter
09.00‑09.15
Welcome and introduction   
09.15‑10.15 Revision of pre & post laryngectomy anatomy and physiology, surgical deconstruction and reconstruction. "Normal" post laryngectomy swallow and voice production  
10.15‑10.45 Coffee  
10.45‑11.45 Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer of the Larynx, including radiotherapy, chemoradiotherapy and IMRT  
11.45‑12.30 Defining and Modifying Vibratory Segment Tonicity  
12.30‑13.30 Lunch  
13.30‑14.30 Management of severe hypertonicity and spasm with chemical neurectomy (Botox/Dysport)   
14.30‑15.30 Complications related to swallowing post laryngectomy and their management  
15.30‑16.00 Coffee  
16.00‑17.00 FEES  
17.00 Finish  
Day 2
TimeSessionPresenter
09.00‑10.00
The Imaging Equipment and IR(ME)R Guidelines  
10.00‑11.00 Protocol for VF Assessments after Standard Laryngectomy and Extensive Surgical Reconstruction  
11.00‑11.30 Coffee  
11.30‑13.00 Presentation of some less complex cases for lecturers and students to work through  
13.00‑14.00 Lunch  
14.00‑15.00 Practise Analysis of Standard Lx VF Assessments  
15.00‑15.30 Coffee  
15.30‑17.00 How to perform and interpret the findings of an Air Insufflation Assessment followed by Practise Analysis of Standard Lx VF Assessments including Air Insufflations  
17.00‑19.15 Welcome Reception and networking  
Introduction to Mining for Bankers
Day 3
TimeSessionPresenter
09.00‑10.00
Non recurrence complications requiring surgical interventions  
10.00‑10.45 Voice Prostheses: Design, Function, Selection, Placement and Problem Solving  
10.45‑11.15 Coffee  
11.15‑12.00 Candida: The facts. What it is, what it does, how to control it  
12.00‑12.45 Laryngectomy patient support  
12.45‑13.45 Lunch and 'Meet the Exhibitors'  
13.45‑15.00 More Practise Analysis of VF Assessments  
15.00‑15.30 Coffee  
15.30‑17.00 More Practise Analysis of VF Assessments  
17.00 Finish  
Day 4
TimeSessionPresenter
09.00‑10.00
Extensive surgery and implications for swallow and voice rehabilitation. Options for managing recurrence  
10.00‑10.45 Maximising Swallow and Voice Post Extensive Surgery   
10.45‑11.15 Coffee  
11.15‑12.00 Presentation of extensive surgery VF assessments   
12.00‑13.00 Delegate VF practice analysis of extensive surgical cases  
13.00‑14.00  Lunch  
14.00‑15.00 HME & Respiration. Tracheo-stomal Valves: Functions, Attachment and Therapy  
15.00‑15.30 Coffee   
15.30‑16.15 Management of Leakage around the Prosthesis   
16.15‑17.00 Management of Complications at the TEP including Problems related to Central Prosthesis Leakage  
17.00 Finish  
Day 5
TimeSessionPresenter
09.00‑10.00
Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy and IMRT   
10.00‑11.00 Effects on the Management of Swallow and Voice during Radiotherapy, Chemoradiotherapy and Palliative Care   
11.00‑11.30 Coffee  
11.30‑13.00 Problem Solving Patient Cases (Delegate participation)   
13.00‑14.00 Lunch  
14.00‑15.30 Presentation of unusual anatomical and physiological abnormalities seen on VF   
15.30‑15.45 Closing session: Evaluation and feedback   
15.45 End of course