Course description and overview
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Pediatric Feeding: The Big Picture Module 1
In this first module in our series making up Pediatric Feeding: The Big Picture Day 1, we focus on getting a good foundation to understand, evaluate, and treat pediatric feeding disorders competently. After outlining the Scope of Practice for both SLP’s and OT’s as pertains to feeding, we learn the timeline for normal development of feeding behaviors and how oral motor skills are related to gross motor skills. Very importantly, we learn how to assess the potential for improvement when working with these children.
Key Learning Outcomes:
As a result of this presentation, the participant will be able to
- Delineate different areas of responsibility and scope for SLP’s and OT’s
- Discuss normal feeding development milestones and their typical timeline.
- Identify and compare the relationship between Gross Motor Development and Oral Motor/Feeding Development.
Financial: Jennifer Meyer is a co-owner of CEU-Espresso, Inc. and was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She owns a private practice, Feeding and Dysphagia Resources, P. C. in Denton, TX
Non-financial: Jennifer is a personal friend of the developer of the Res-Q Infant Wedge, sometimes mentioned in her presentations.
This course is presented by CEU-Espresso, Inc.
This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
We really want you to be able to learn this material, not just breeze through it to take a quiz and say you’ve learned something but forget it by the time you are in front of your next patient or client. So, you will have access to this material for 6 months (180 days) from your registration date. You will be able to download any course resources and stream the video as much as you wish during that time to review the information. We just ask that you not share the handout or other materials with anyone who hasn’t registered for their own access to the course.
Answer the “quiz” question below to attest that you have attended at least two hours of this course to earn CE credit according to your national organization.