Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding: The Essentials


Comprehensive 2-days covering assessment and treatment of swallowing/oral-motor/feeding from a problem-solving perspective. Neonates through school age. Current approaches, case studies. Videos to enhance learning. Essential skills for pediatric practice and problem-solving complex cases. Perfect for adult therapists moving in to pediatrics. Multiple learning levels for both highly experienced therapists and new grads! This will change your practice. Learning Outcomes • Delineate normal swallowing (neonate -> adulthood) • Describe the impact of atypical neuromotor development on oral-motor/feeding/swallowing • Provide current treatment strategies for neonates, medically-fragile infants, babies, CP, sensory issues, feeding aversions, droolers, tube fed, oral-motor, biting/chewing • Describe airway, breathing and flow rate issues that impact safety of feeding and intake • Identify key criteria for nipples, bottles, spoons, cups. • Describe a wide variety of intervention and problem-solving techniques, neonate->school-aged • List key indicators to refer for a swallow study, what to expect, how to utilize information

Location University Health Lakewood
7900 Lee’s Summit Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64139
Date 4/15/2022 8:00 AM - 4/16/2022 4:00 PM (Check in 7:45 AM)
Sponsor Pediatric Resources Inc.
Trainer Catherine Shaker, MS/CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Contact Catherine Shaker, MS/CCC-SLP, BCS-S (206) 949-7630
Principles 1. Support families
2. Active participation
3. Collaborative relationships
4. Specific IFSP goals
5. Comprehensive plans
8. Quality services
Credit Hours 3.0 - Assessment
3.0 - Atypical Development
3.0 - Intervention
2.0 - Typical Development
Cost $400
Status Closed