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Food, Function, and Feeding: A Collaborative Approach to Pediatric Feeding Difficulties Symposium

March 8

UNC Pediatric Feeding Symposium

Description:

Food, Function, and Feeding: A Collaborative Approach to Pediatric Feeding Difficulties takes education to a new level with presentations that will maximize the knowledge base and skill set of physicians, nurses, therapists, case managers, and other allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of children with complex feeding disorders.

This conference will address medical, psychosocial, and rehabilitation issues experienced by children with feeding difficulties and will focus on ways to maximize their medical and functional status. Expert faculty will discuss relevant topics to allow participants to broaden their knowledge base and improve patient care.

Objectives:

  • Describe interdisciplinary approach to children with feeding difficulties, including medical, nutritional, motor, and behavioral assessment and treatment.
  • Describe pertinent history taking and medical interventions for children with feeding difficulties.
  • Identify different types and rationale for use of special formulas in children with feeding difficulties.
  • Assess oral-motor pattern and function and recommend safe diet where child will be successful.

Please click here to download a PDF for complete information.

Make check payable to
UNC Hospital’s Rehabilitation Therapies .
All checks must be received by 3/7/2019.

 Mail To:
UNC Hospitals
Rehabilitation Therapies Department,
Attn: Stephanie McAdams
NC Memorial Hospital, Campus Box # 7200
101 Manning Drive, Room W1000
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

To register visit:

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Details

Date:
March 8
Website:
http://tinyurl.com/yc7ka5rg

Organizer

Stephanie McAdams
Phone:
984-974-5311
Email:
stephanie.mcadams@unchealth.unc.edu
Website:
http://tinyurl.com/yc7ka5rg

Venue

William and Ida Friday Center
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Website:
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