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Course Webinar: Safe and Positive Feeding Advancement for the Newborn with Cleft Palate +/-Lip

Course description: Newborns with cleft lip/palate present with unique feeding needs. Proper clinical management of their early feedings establishes a foundation for safe and positive feeding experiences. This course will review the unique swallow patterns demonstrated by newborns with cleft lip/palate, glucose management strategies, optimal positioning/handling, provision of breast milk, and bottle selection.

Presented by Allyson Goodwyn-Craine, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLC

Originally presented: Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

Allyson Goodwyn-Craine began her clinical practice in 1989. She has worked in inpatient and outpatient medical settings including the NICU and Craniofacial Teams. Allyson was the Executive Director of The Children’s Developmental Health Institute recognized in the Top 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For, and ranked in the Top 20 Healthcare Nonprofits in Oregon. Allyson served on the ASHA Financial Planning Board, and as President of the Oregon Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is an Adjunct Professor at Portland State University and an ASHA publications contributor. The Oregon Speech-Language-Hearing Association awarded her with Honors of the Association.

Duration: 1 hour.

Target audience: SLPs/SLPAs, OTs/COTAs, and PTs/PTAs who work with children.

Course accreditation:

0:00 - Key feeding considerations for newborns with cleft lip/palate
0:05 - Unique anatomy and implications for feeding
0:10 - Unique swallow physiology and implications for assessment and treatment
0:20 - Clinical considerations for glucose management, restricted lingual frenulum, facial taping
0:30 - Positioning/handling for feeding demonstrations
0:35 - Specialty bottle considerations
0:50 - Q/A session
1:00 - Course ends + quiz

Instructional level: Intermediate (Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.)

Key learning outcomes:

As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...

  1. Describe how the swallow patterns of infants with cleft lip/palate differ from other infants and the clinical significance of these differences.
  2. Apply handling and positioning strategies for safe feeding.
  3. List specific anatomical considerations when selecting a bottle designed for infants with cleft lip/palate.

    Webinar information:

    • 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 on May 23, 2021.
    • The course will be available for CEUs until May 21, 2026.
    • You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.

    Instructor disclosures:

    • Financial
      • Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
    • Non-financial:
      • None.

    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 5-10 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.

    Access to this course is reserved for Access Pass members.

    Certificates of completion: Once the exam is completed and you have provided feedback about the course, you will receive an emailed certificate of completion with course title, course instructor name/title, learning objectives, your name, your license number (if desired), and a confirmation from the CE Task Force director confirming completion of course. If your state licensing board requires specific records of course participation (all licensing boards are different), please email us and we will provide the documentation.

    Special accommodations: Please email us with any special needs (e.g., people with hearing loss, people with learning disabilities, etc) prior to the event.

    Complaint policy: In the event that an individual is not satisfied with the organization’s continuing education program, we request a formal letter of complaint from the individual that outlines their concerns in writing. For more information, please read our full complaint policy.

    Cancellation policy:

    For Access Pass subscribers: In the event that a course is canceled or rescheduled, no cash refund will be provided to subscribers of the Access Pass. Therapy Insights will work to reschedule the event, or create a new event within the same month. Therapy Insights guarantees access to one live course per month to all subscribers. In the highly unlikely event that this commitment is not met, subscribers will receive a 50% refund for that month’s subscription cost. Subscribers who are on an annual payment plan will receive a pro-rated refund for 50% of the cost of that month.

    All refunds will be provided within 30 days of time of cancellation.

    Refund policy in the event that a participant cancels their registration.
    In the event that a participant/subscriber registers for the live course and then cancels participation, no refund will be provided. The participant will have the opportunity to access the recorded presentation at no additional cost as part of their subscription or registration fee.

    View our full cancellation policy.