Upcoming Medical Conferences in The WoodlandsSearch Criteria : United States of America The Woodlands
Nov 15 - 16, 2019 | CPEUs 14.00 | USD $435 | The Woodlands, Texas
Feeding and Swallowing in Infancy: Implications for Breast and Bottle Feeding - Session 1 is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Nov 15 - 16, 2019 at The Woodlands, Texas, United States of America. Credits: Lactation Consultants - 14 IBLCE CERPS are verified for this program Dieticians -approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 14 CPEUs Course Description: The goal of this conference is to provide a framework from which to view the continuum of infant feeding options, including breast and bottle feeding. Participants will have the opportunity to expand their repertoire of evaluation techniques and intervention strategies when working with infants who demonstrate feeding or swallowing dysfunction. This course will cover infants in the hospital/NICU environments as well as outpatients. This course will be relevant to lactation consultants, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, nurses, and other health professionals who specialize in or who have an interest in infant feeding disorders. Upon Completion of this course participants will be able to: • Evaluate specific infant feeding disorders and generate appropriate treatment strategies for their management. • Understand the pathophysiologic principles underlying the suck, swallow, breathe triad and how they apply to breast and bottle feeding. • Have an increased awareness of diagnostic procedures such as videofluoroscopic swallowing study, infant focused feeding assessment, evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux. • Understand the interplay between special diagnoses (such as prematurity, gastroesophageal reflux, cleft lip and palate) and infant feeding dysfunction. • Utilize treatment strategies to improve oral motor control for breastfeeding. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.