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Speech Language Pathology in the Intensive Care Unit

Presented by Nicole Langton-Frost, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Registration Fee: $297 for Speech-Language Pathologists


This course is available from  April 22, 2022 – April 22, 2027

After this course, you will be able to…

  • Learners will identify essential information in the medical chart to guide clinical decision making in the ICU.
  • Learners will summarize the literature on a variety of medical diagnoses and surgical procedures and how these may influence swallowing, communication, and cognition.
  • Learners will describe benefits of collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team to improve patient outcomes.


  • 0-20 minutes: Introduction
  • 20-160 minutes: Neuroanatomy
  • 160-190 minutes: Cognition and Language
  • 190-230 minutes: Neurology Diagnostics
  • 230-305 minutes: Impairments and Diagnoses
  • 305-370 minutes: Assessment
  • 370-410 minutes: Treatment
  • 410-565 minutes: Case Application
  • 565-570 minutes: Take Home Messages


  • 0-15 minutes: Introduction and Disclosures
  • 15-30 minutes: Decision making in the ICU
  • 30-75 minutes: Neurosciences Critical Care Unit
  • 75-120 minutes: Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • 120-160 minutes: Cardiac Medicine and Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit
  • 160- 190 minutes: Medicine Intensive Care Unit
  • 190- 215 minutes: Oncology Intensive Care Unit
  • 215- 245 minutes: SLP Interventions in Acute care: Swallow
  • 245- 260 minutes: Tracheostomy and AAC
  • 260- 280 minutes: Disorders of Consciousness, Cognition and Delirium
  • 280-320 minutes: Case Studies- Neurosciences
  • 320-360 minutes: Case Studies- Surgery
  • 360-400 minutes: Case Studies- Cardiac
  • 400-440 minutes: Case Studies- Medicine
  • 440-480 minutes: Case Studies- Oncology

Speaker Information and Disclosures

Nicole Langton-Frost is a speech language pathologist with 12 years of experience in a variety of medical settings. She has spent the past 8 years in the acute care setting. Four of those years were spent as the team coordinator for neurosciences and stroke therapy teams. She is currently the team leader for acute care PT, OT, and SLP. She is the director of the Johns Hopkins Hospital advanced ICU clinical fellowship program. She has completed presentations and conducted research related to speech language pathology with a focus on dysphagia. She achieved her Board Certification for Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders in 2017. She has a passion for dysphagia management as well as program and staff development.


  • Speaker fees from “Medical SLP Education”
  • Salary from John Hopkins Hospital
  • No non-financial disclosures.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be available to you after the presentation in the course area. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion inside your course area.

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What can I do if I have a complaint?

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Who is this webinar appropriate for?

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

What if I need special accommodations?

If you require accommodations to access these materials due to a disability, please email us at [email protected]

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