SV45: Nutritional Concerns in the Special Needs Population
Presented By: Midge Kirby, MS, RD, CSP, CD

5.5 Contact Hours - 0.55 CEUs - 5.50 PDUs
$35.00 per person
Course Description
This program provides a comprehensive discussion of the nutritional requirements for children with special needs, including prematurity and a range of disabilities that challenge the child's growth, development and nutritional status. Assessing nutritional needs in the various groups of children at risk, determining appropriate nutrition intervention, and criteria for tube feeding are discussed. Various infant formulas are analyzed with empnasis on fortifying foods for increasing calories and nutrients. Interventions for transitioning off tube feeding are presented with growth chart analysis. Case examples are presented.
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify the nutrition needs of the developing infant and child
2. Identify the nutritional concerns and possible causes for children with feeding and swallowing problems
3. Identify assessment and intervention needs for children with feeding disorders
4. Identify the criteria for tube feeding and the process for transition off tube feeding
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/no prerequisites required.
Accepted by NBCOT for PDUs. Approved by the California Speech Therapy Board, the New York PT Board, California PT Board and the Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page.
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Target Audience
Occupational, physical,, speech therapy and other rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us by phone or email. Phone 575-526-0012. Fax 575-526-0014. .Courses are never cancelled. Always available on-demand. Full refunds are granted for personal or illness situations. Individual issues regarding any courses are addressed promptly and resolved to the customers satisfaction.
Order Options
This course is only available online.
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