Course Webinar: Palliative Care and Pediatric Feeding & Swallowing
Course description: Palliative care often involves a multidisciplinary team of specialists who aim to assist in maintaining or enhancing quality of life for patients who may or may not be terminally ill. This course covers content for families, caregivers, and providers who are unsure of what their roles should entail when advocating for patients who wish to continue oral feeding for maintained quality of life.
Presented by Tasanyia Sebro-Calderon, ClinScD, MS, CCC-SLP/TSSLD
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022
Time: 1 pm pacific | 2 pm mountain | 3 pm central | 4 pm eastern
Tasanyia Sebro-Calderon is a licensed speech-language pathologist with over 15 years of clinical experience with individuals across the lifespan. She holds her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, her Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology, and is currently a PhD candidate. Tasanyia provides speech and swallow intervention, and training and resources to individuals domestically and internationally. She is currently the Director of Rehabilitation for a pediatric facility in New York, and the CEO of a private practice in New York.
Duration: 1 hour.
Target audience: Speech-language pathologists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists who work with children.
0:00 - Palliative care vs. hospice care
0:05 - Case examples of palliative care vs. hospice care
0:10 - Feeding & swallowing: dilemmas
0:20 - Recent research: palliative care and feeding
0:30 - Patient centered care & considerations
0:35 - Multidisciplinary involvement in sustaining full, partial, or recreational oral feeding for quality of life
0:45 - Advocacy: patient/family/provider
0:50 - Q & A
1:00 - End course + quiz
Instructional level: Introductory (Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.)
Key learning outcomes:
As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...
- List person-first, patient-centered approaches and considerations.
- Explain the importance of using a multidisciplinary approach to maintain oral feeding when positioning, pain, and cognitive status contribute to poor oral candidacy.
- Describe advocacy and patient/family-led decision making.
- This course will be presented on the Zoom platform.
- High-speed internet connection is required.
Recorded course information:
- The recorded course will be made available by January 27, 2022.
- The course will be available for CEUs until January 20, 2027.
- You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
Instructional methodology: Lecture
Course completion requirements:
- Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
- Passing score of 100% on a 3-5 question quiz. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course.
- Quiz needs to be completed within 2 hours of end of course.
- Completion of program evaluation form.