The live remote ACP OmniFlow Breathing Therapy demonstration will provide attendees an overview of how this technology utilizes an airflow sensor and virtual reality feedback in respiratory muscle training. It will include the following:
• Overview of OmniFlow components
• Discussion of clinical indications in use of OmniFlow to address various pulmonary disorders including: dyspnea, diminished vital capacity, muscle weakness, speech production and voicing, swallow-respiration coordination, core stability, energy conservation training, and reduced airway clearance.
• Education on clinical resources and support available
• Operation and navigation of software
• Demonstration for set up of patient use
• Demonstration of inhalation, exhalation, and breathing coordination intervention options
• Showcase variety of graphic and virtual reality visualizations
• Description of parameter setting and data available
Presented by: Rebecca Klickermann, MA CCC-SLP
Rebecca received her BS in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Towson University and her MA in Speech-Language Pathology from Temple University. She currently works for ACP as a Dysphagia Clinical Program Consultant providing education, training, and clinical support for clinicians utilizing sEMG to treat patients with dysphagia. Prior to joining ACP, Rebecca worked in a long term care setting with a primary focus of treating patients with progressive neurological conditions. She is certified in the McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program and is a member of the Dysphagia Research Society as well as ASHA Special Interest Groups 13, Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, and 15, Gerontology.