Contact Hours2 Hours
This course will cover evidence-based approaches for feeding in the pediatric population. Strategies for managing picky eaters, transitions from tube to oral feeding, as well sensory and motor based feeding challenges, will be covered. Case examples will be provided to further highlight effective strategies in a variety of therapy settings, including hospital, home and community environments. Family-centered care approaches will also be incorporated, to ensure best practices in pediatric feeding. This course is applicable to occupational and physical therapy practitioners who have experienced the physical, sensory and social-emotional challenges among children related to the occupation of feeding.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Identify key evidence that supports therapeutic feeding intervention
- Apply evidence-based literature to case examples
- Examine various strategies for improved feeding among children
- Recognize the significance of family-centered care approaches for feeding intervention
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
as Massage Therapy
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to respond to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.