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Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Infancy: Assessment and Management-Live Webinar-Two Sessions

Education Resources, Inc.

Format(s):   Live Webinar
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   14
Registration Fee:   $369.00

Evaluate specific infant feeding disorders and generate appropriate treatment strategies for their management.
Summarize the pathophysiologic principles underlying the suck, swallow, breathe triad and how they apply to breast and bottle feeding.
Describe increased awareness of diagnostic procedures such as videofluoroscopic swallowing study, infant-focused feeding assessment, evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux.
Discuss the interplay between specific diagnoses (such as prematurity, gastroesophageal reflux, cleft lip, and palate) and infant feeding dysfunction.
Select and use treatment strategies to address swallowing dysfunction, aspiration and oral motor dysfunction.
Synthesize knowledge and utilize best practices in assessment and management of feeding problems in infants.

Target Audience

Confirmation Notes
This course meets the criteria for 14 contact hours (1.4) CEUs, Intermediate Level. Most Physical Therapy State Boards accept webinars as a live offering. Please check with your state board to confirm. Application has been made to the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 16.5 continuing education contact hours. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 16.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 16.8 contact hours (1.68 CEUs). Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY, and TX. The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, MA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA. Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 14 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker – 16.5 hrs. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners. This course is offered for up to 1.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). This program has been submitted for approval of 14 clock hours of continuing education credit by the TX Speech Language-Hearing-Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures NBCOT professional development provider – 1.4 PDUs 14 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification. This course meets the criteria for 14 hours that can be applied toward the Neonatal Therapy National Certification Please contact us with any special needs requests: or 508-359-6533


Live webinar for therapists. Complete both sessions for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs)
February 26 and 27, 2021
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CT • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PT (US)
The goal of this conference is to provide a framework from which to view the continuum of infant feeding options, including breast and bottle feeding. Focus will be on comprehensive assessment and management strategies. Participants will have the opportunity to expand their repertoire of evaluation techniques and intervention strategies when working with infants who demonstrate feeding or swallowing dysfunction. It will span from the hospital/NICU environment through homecare, EI, and outpatients within the first two years of life. This course will be relevant to physical and occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, lactation consultants, nurses and other health professionals who specialize in or who have an interest in infant feeding disorders.

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   , , Online Seminar
Location:   Live Webinar
Dates:   10-29-2021 - 10-30-2021