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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses and allied health professionals with an understanding of best practice, evidence-based guidelines for the optimal timing to recommence oral feeding to promote patient comfort and rehabilitation, while not adversely impacting on the risk of pharyngocutaneous fistula formation following total laryngectomy.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe a common early complication following total laryngectomy.
  2. Discuss the evidence and implications for nursing practice related to the timing of oral feeding following total laryngectomy.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JBIBP0719
Published: July 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)