On-Demand Webinar – Cue Based Feeding: Understanding an Infant’s Signals
On 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. This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.
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:
- Assessment of readiness to eat
- 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
2 contact hour
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District of Columbia
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District of Columbia
*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.
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
Ann Marie Settelmayer-Mazzeo, OTR/L, SWC, CLEC
Ann 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.