Practical Strategies for Treating Complex Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Treating the Whole Child is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Oct 26 - 27, 2019 at Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, New York, United States of America.
This course is designed for those who care for children (infant through school age) with complex feeding
disorders; Dieticians, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists,
Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech Language Pathologists, Psychologists, and Special Educators.
This course meets the criteria for 13.5 contact hours (1.35 CEUs). Approved by the FL Board of Occupational Therapy for 16 continuing education hours - CE Broker. Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 13.5 contact hours (1.35 CEUs) - Intermediate level. Occupational Therapy Process: Assessment, Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider - 13.5 PDUs This course meets the criteria for up to 1.35 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area.) Hours accumulated at this conference can be applied toward NY State Continuing Competency.
Clinicians will be taught the necessary components of a comprehensive evaluation of feeding problems including those encountered by children with oral motor dysfunction, oral motor inexperience, oral hypersensitivity, behavioral rigidity and anxiety as seen in children with cardiac issues, prematurity, ASD, syndromes, SPD. Focus will be on a holistic treatment approach for challenging feeding disorders that are characteristically seen with tube dependency, oral inexperience, severe oral hypersensitivity, rigid eating patterns, and difficulty transitioning to table foods.
Participants will leave with a comprehensive therapy tool box including suggestions for reducing mealtime stress and anxiety and ensuring family carryover. Video case analysis will enhance problem-solving in hospital,school, home and private practice settings.
Participants will be able to apply course learning immediately to:
• Identify children who are appropriate for oral functional therapy.
• Perform a holistic evaluation for complex feeding problems.
• Identify the barriers to normal eating patterns and reasonable treatment goals.
• Develop a holistic treatment approach, including determining treatment priorities and the appropriate intensity of therapy (including issues of timing as to when to use resources differently).
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Conference Fee Details
|Conference Fee||:||USD $435.00|
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