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Is Acute Solid Food Aversion a Proxy for COVID-19–Related Olfactory and Gustatory Dysfunction? (2021)

April 1, 2022 by Ashley Zhinin.
As the pandemic persists, we continue to learn about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Early on, we learned that olfactory and gustatory dysfunction (OGD), was a prevalent symptom of infection. This article investigates OGD in children, and acute solid food aversion following COVID-19 infection.Recent research reports that OGD is prevalent in ~38% of COVID-19 infections. […]
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Complex Cases in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

March 6, 2022 by Ashley Zhinin.
This course will review multiple complex cases in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) setting, specifically the speech language pathologist’s role and special considerations of this particular treatment setting. Attention to critical thinking skills and working on a team in a high-stress environment will be explored.
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Feeding Infants with Congenital Heart Defects (CHD)

February 9, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This course will include information on the incidence of developmental co-morbidities in infants with CHD, factors related to CHD that impact pre-operative and post-operative feeding ability, the components of a feeding evaluation and strategies that assist infants with feeding difficulty, IDDSI and the impact of thickening on feeding and flow rate, and considerations for safe […]
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Oral-Pharyngeal Dysphagia: Advancing from Purees to Solids

February 1, 2022 by Megan Berg.
Introduction and advancement to solids can be a tricky process for some little ones. Variation with developmental milestones and food preferences can make the transition even more difficult. This resource provides quick tricks and tips to help your child advance from purees to solids.
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Palliative Care and Pediatric Feeding & Swallowing

January 22, 2022 by Megan Berg.
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 […]
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Differences Between Picky Eaters and Problem Feeders

January 19, 2022 by Megan Berg.
This course will define the differences between picky eaters and problem feeders. We will review seven characteristics that can assist in differentiating between the two groups. Basic strategies will be discussed that may help parents and therapists treat picky eaters.
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Feeding Babies from Birth-12 Months

January 19, 2022 by Megan Berg.
A lot changes in the first year of life, particularly when it comes to feeding and swallowing! This course will dive into the progression of the different phases of feeding and swallowing from birth to 12 months. The course will also discuss in utero swallowing, including basic anatomy and physiology. The course will cover the […]
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