OTs and Feeding? Who knew!

Course Number
1741
Price
24.99
Overview
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Presenters:
Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC and Elizabeth “Beth” Halpin, MHS, OTR/L, SCFES
In this episode Michelle is joined by the one and only Elizabeth “Beth” Halpin, MHS, OTR/L, SCFES, aka Feeding Therapy, OT guru extraordinaire!  Yep, we own it, Beth rocks!! This is the hour that your questions pertaining to the Scope of Practice for Occupational Therapists engaged in Feeding Therapy are FINALLY answered!  Beth offers functional hands-on, (no pun intended), resources for the EBP of “messy” and “sensory play”, as well as general EBP guidelines for how to incorporate OT skills into your feeding sessions.  Enjoy this fascinating feeding hour that will leave you wanting more!!
Objective

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

  1. Scope of Practice for Occupational Therapists as pertains to feeding therapy.
  2. Three recommendations for “messy” and/or “sensory play” as pertains to feeding therapy.
  3. Three recommendations for incorporating OT EBP into feeding sessions.
About Beth: Elizabeth (Beth) Halpin, MHS, OTR/L, SCFES is an occupational therapist with 17 years of experience. She has spent the majority of her career (16 years) working in the pediatric setting. Elizabeth has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including, inpatient acute care, NICU, outpatient, school-based and home care. Elizabeth is currently the Primary Feeding Therapist and a founding member of an intensive feeding program in a major metropolitan children’s hospital in Columbus Ohio.  Elizabeth has a specialty certification in Feeding, Eating and Swallowing from the American Occupational Therapy Association. Elizabeth has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented on feeding at both a State and National Level.

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)


Time-Ordered Agenda:

0-10: Introductions and Backgrounds

10-20: Discuss Scope of Practice for Occupational Therapists as pertains to feeding therapy. 

20-30: Discuss role of “messy” and “sensory play” as pertains to feeding therapy.

30-45: Discuss recommendations for incorporating OT EBP into feeding sessions.

45-1:00: Questions and Answers


Disclosure Statement for Michelle Dawson:

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

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.


Disclosure Statement for Elizabeth Halpin:

Financial: Elizabeth Halpin is a presenter for SpeechTherapyPD.com and receives royalties.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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