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“Look and Listen” Approach to Pediatric Dysphagia - OT730

“Look and Listen” Approach to Pediatric Dysphagia

by Amy E. Hardy, MS, SLP, CCC and Deborah S. Boroughs, MSN, RN
OT730
(4.4 / 247 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

Complex pediatric feeding problems involve biological and behavioral aspects that mutually interact; thus, both need to be addressed for a child to achieve quality feedings. An observational behavioral approach suggests that expert clinicians capitalize on their clinical abilities of observing and shaping the behavioral and biological aspects of feeding between the child and the feeder. This course recommends that clinicians use functional, standard techniques in a variety of clinical settings to address pediatric feeding disorders. It will also provide a guide for beginning clinicians by defining how to observe and how to shape feedings between child and caregiver.

Objectives:

The goal of this pediatric dysphagia continuing education module for speech-language pathologists, nurses, and occupational therapists is to enhance the ability of clinicians to assess and treat pediatric feeding difficulties and to assist the nurses who care for these children with implementing feeding plans effectively. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  1. Define the components of an observational behavioral-based approach when assessing and treating pediatric feeding
  2. Identify barriers to oral feedings in pediatric populations diagnosed with dysphagia and/or feeding difficulties
  3. Implement observational and shaping techniques that will improve outcomes and promote quality feeding times between the child and caregiver
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Clinical Vignette & Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Areas of Occupation
Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
 
Relias LLC, is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including speech-language pathologists, nurses and occupational therapists.
 
Occupational therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC, is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Provider #4000. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 3/25/2015
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/19/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 11/19/2021

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Clarence D - Honolulu, HI  ·  Apr 22, 2019
additional to my knowledge and refreshing some of what I learned before
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Kelsie B - Franklin, NJ  ·  Feb 25, 2019
Very well written. Easy to follow. Interesting case studies.
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Kortney G - Little Rock, AR  ·  Jan 28, 2019
Very informative! Thanks for sharing.
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Nichole J - Gloucester, MA  ·  Jan 22, 2019
Very informational and educational.
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Angela U - Scottsdale, AZ  ·  Jan 14, 2019
Good if you are specializing in dysphagia
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Price: $19.00
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