So What Really is in That Formula…and What’s it Doing to Patients?

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Presenters: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP and Jeremy Ponds, RD
In this course Michelle interviews licensed dietitian nutritionist Jeremy Ponds and he explains what types of feeding formulas are available, how each of the different types of formulas processed/utilized in the body, and what are the usual reasons why a child may be placed on one formula rather than another. 

By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to:

  1. identify what 3 different types of formulas that are available on the market.
  2. describe how these formulas are processed in the body.
  3. summarize 2 reasons that a particular type of formula may be recommended.
About Jeremy: Jeremy Ponds, RD is a licensed dietitian nutritionist from Columbia SC. He is the owner of Path of Life Nutrition, where he provides integrative and functional nutrition counseling and health coaching for individuals of all ages. He also works as a nutrition consultant for Newberry County Memorial Hospital and is currently serving as the Reimbursement Representative for SCAND. Jeremy received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Human Nutrition from Winthrop University and has extensive experience in clinical, outpatient, and community nutrition. He is also in the process of becoming credentialed in integrative and functional nutrition with an emphasis on digestive disorders. Jeremy has a passion for nutrition and wellness and loves coaching clients to better health! He is happily married to his best friend and the proud father of four lively girls! When not buried in researching nutrition, you’ll find Jeremy serving as a human jungle gym, playing outdoors, building things, training in karate or sipping coffee over a good book.

About Michelle: Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP is an accomplished lecturer and PEDs Therapist, she has written and given numerous ASHA approved CEU lectures on such topics as Infantile Spasm and Oropharyngeal Dysphagia, along with Apps and ST, and co-authored a course on Best Practices in EI.  She has also given an AOTA-approved lecture on Sensory Integration from the SLP perspective.  Michelle has delivered lectures at the SCSHA Convention and twice with the SCATP Expo. 
Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)

Course Timeline:

10 mins: Introductions and Backgrounds

10 mins: Discussion regarding candidacy for enteral nutrition

10 mins: Description of common flow rate for feeding tubes.

15 mins: Description of why a patient would require TPN.

15 mins: Questions and Answers

Disclosure Statement for Jeremy Ponds:

Financial:Jeremy Ponds is a presenter for and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Disclosure Statement for Michelle Dawson:

Financial: Michelle Dawson is a presenter for and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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