Course Webinar: Safe and Positive Feeding Advancement for the 1-13 mo Infant with Cleft Palate
Course description: Infants with cleft palate present with unique oral feeding challenges and compensatory swallow patterns. This course will guide the participant in key clinical considerations when developing feeding approaches that provide safe and positive feeding experiences for infants 1-13 months.
Presented by Allyson Goodwyn-Craine, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CLC
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Time: 11 am pacific | 12 pm mountain | 1 pm central | 2 pm eastern
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.
0:00 - Introduction to unique feeding challenges of infants with cleft palate
0:05 - Unique anatomy and implications for feeding
0:10 - Unique swallow physiology and implications for safe oral feeding
0:20 - Texture advancement considerations at each stage
0:40 - Feeding and drinking techniques at each stage
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...
- Describe considerations of unique oral anatomy on advancement of feeding skills.
- Describe the unique swallow patterns demonstrated by infants with cleft palate.
- List types of food and apply feeding techniques to safely advance oral feeding skills at each stage.
- 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 June 27, 2021.
- The course will be available for CEUs until June 26, 2026.
- 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 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.