SEM24D: ABC's of Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Module IV: Feeding and Swallowing Treatment
Presented By: Rona Alexander, Ph.D, CCC-SLP,BRS-S; Robert Beecher, M.S., CCC-SLP; Linda Kliebhan, P.T.; Chris Cayo, OTR; W. Hobart Davies. Ph.D.

22 Contact Hours - 2.20 CEUs - 22.00 PDUs
$95.00 per person
Course Description

This seminar focuses on decision making for mealtime feeding, management of feeding and swallowing, oral-motor and respiratory treatment strategies that are essential for a functional foundation for successful feeding and swallowing. Influences of postural control and alignment, sensory processing and behavioral management that impact the development of feeding skills are presented. The relationship of lower GI and upper airway issues on the ability to develop oral-motor control are discussed.
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the difference between mealtime feeding management and feeding/swallowing treatment.
2. Formulate a treatment plan using strategies appropriate to the child’s feeding/swallowing and respiratory needs.
3. Discuss the influences of postural alignment, postural control, and the processing and integration of sensory information on mealtime feeding and feeding/swallowing treatment interventions.
4. Describe the integration of behavioral management strategies into mealtime feeding programs.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/No Prerequisites required.
Accepted by NBCOT for PDUs. Approved by the California and Illinois Speech Therapy Boards, CABOT Advanced Practice in Swallowing APP-S39, approved by the New York State PT Board, California PT Board, Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page. Approved by the Illinois Early Intervention Training Program (IEITP) for 1.0 hrs Assessment 3.0hrs - Atypical Development 5.0 hrs Intervention 3.0 hrs Typical Development
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Target Audience
Speech, occupational and physical therapists, and other rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us at.
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