An Introductory Overview of Infant Feeding and Swallowing for SLPs
Presented by Charlotte Greville, R.SLP (C)
Course DescriptionThis course is designed to give the speech-language pathologist (SLP) an overview of infant feeding and swallowing for acute and outpatient settings. Many SLPs graduate with little to no knowledge of pediatric dysphagia. Following the completion of this course, the learner will enter a pediatric dysphagia setting with skills to assess and treat our youngest […]
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- This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs, (Introductory Level).
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- List signs of neurodevelopmental readiness to feed.
- Describe several feeding positions and the pros/cons to each.
- Compare different bottles/nipples and describe why bottling early can be beneficial.
- Demonstrate a general understanding of breastfeeding.
- Apply knowledge on how to support oral feeds in an infant with an NG/G-tube.
- List clinical signs of reflux.
- Describe a feeding and swallowing assessment.
- 0:00 - Introduction to the course
- 0:05 - Readiness to feed
- 0:10 - Feeding position options
- 0:20 - Bottling overview
- 0:30 - Breastfeeding overview
- 0:40 - Encouraging oral feeds in tube-fed infants
- 0:50 - Reflux
- 0:55 - Assessment
- 1:00 - End course + quiz
Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.
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- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
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