On-Demand Webinar – Cue Based Feeding: Understanding an Infant’s Signals

infantOn Demand Webinar: Learn to identify feeding readiness, and how to provide feeding support to the infant, family, and caregivers so they can successfully progress to full oral feeds based on the infant’s cues and skills.

This live webinar will highlight the essential components necessary to initiate and implement an infant oral feeding program. Includes discussion of oral reflexes and the integration of these reflexes, physiologic control, motor skills, and state organization.   Speaker will address the importance of multidisciplinary team collaboration for the development of evidence-based practice of Infant Driven Eating/Cue Based Feeding protocols for your institution. Examples of established feeding protocols, and pre-feeding protocols will be reviewed.

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Program subject to change. Participants are cautioned to apply new information and skills within the scope of state licensure law.

Course Objectives:

After completing this module, participants will be able to:

  • List 6 negative impacts on the progression of oral feeds with infants
  • Independently identify 4 necessary pre-requisites for infants to progress successfully with oral feeds
  • Identify 5 levels each:
    1. Assessment of readiness to eat
    2. Assessment of quality of feeding
  • State 4 Evidenced Base Practice reasons to support the development of Infant Driven Eating/Cue Base Feeding Protocols
  • Accurately score feeding readiness and quality of feeding per presented Infant Driven Eating Protocol given 2 case studies

CE Credits

2 contact hour

Regulations for self-study courses vary by state and profession. If you are taking this course for CE credits required for licensure, please contact your licensing board to confirm acceptance of this online course prior to registering. Courses must be relevant to your field of practice.

This course is accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Rules and regulations change frequently without notification, and apply differently to live and online courses. Please check with your state board to confirm accuracy of this list and acceptance of contact hours. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and post-test and may be used for CEU verification of credits. CE credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CE. See links below.

 

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The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

HELPFUL LINKS:
*NBCOT…National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (view PDU requirements)
+HTCC… Hand Therapy Certification Commission  (view recertification requirements)
Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC): This course is accepted by HTCC towards re-certification.

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Agenda

15 Min:                 History and Evidence

15 Min                 Feeding Basics and More…

15 Min.                 Understanding Signs of Feeding Going Wrong…

15 Min                 Helping Infants to Have Positive Feeding Experiences

55 Min                 Cue Based Feeding in Practice

(Lecture and Video Observation/Practice )

 5 Min                 Q & A

annmazzeo-sAnn Marie Settelmayer-Mazzeo, OTR/L, SWC, CLEC has been an occupational therapist for 24 years. She specializes in pediatric feeding and swallowing dysfunction and treatment. She has practiced at Rady Children’s hospital since 2001. She has extensive experience in neonate and infant development. She holds advanced practice certification in Feeding & Swallowing, and is a Certified Lactation Counselor. She is a member of the RCHSD Pediatric Airway & Aerodigestive Team, Dysphagia Team, Feeding Team and heads the NICU Developmental Committee at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, CA. Currently, she is the feeding expert for the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (Length of Separation Collaborative) for 2013-15.

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Price:Introductory special $60.00 Regular $70.00

Regulations for self-study courses vary by state and profession. If you are taking this course for CE credits required for licensure, please contact your licensing board to confirm acceptance of this online course prior to registering. Courses must be relevant to your field of practice.

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