Join us for a continuing education workshop entitled, “The Dysphagic and Respiratory Compromised, and CPR” on Thursday, June 18, 2015, from 5:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at our Waltham, MA office. The speaker will be Kenneth R. Brooks, EMT, who has over 20 years of experience as a licensed paramedic. He has been teaching CPR and AED for over 10 years.
The program will consist of a presentation of diagnostic criteria and strategies for treatment of cardiovascular disease, cardiac arrest breathing and choking episodes found in clients with communicative disorders. Information concerning choking and breathing problems will be provided, and practice will be given in CPR for adults, children, and infants.
Disclosure: Relevant financial relationships – Mr. Brooks receives a fee based on the number of participants. Relevant non-financial relationships – He has been sponsored by the American Heart Association and the American Safety and Health Institute.
1. Discuss and identify choking and respiratory difficulties.
2. Describe diagnostic criteria for CPR treatment.
3. Describe treatment goals and strategies for CPR cases.
Communicative Health Care Associates is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). This program is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level: Professional area).
There will be a $69 per person course fee for this program, which includes a supper served at 5:30 P.M.
This event is open to all Boston area health professionals. If this is your first time learning about our CEU program, check out our previous continuing education workshops including Practical Strategies for Treatment of Common Voice Disorders or iPad Apps for Speech Language Pathologists.
Reserve Your Seat
Limited seating. To reserve a spot, call our office at 781-899-4709 or email us by Thursday, June 11, 2015.