This course will provide foundational review of information about anatomy and physiology of Tethered Oral Tissues and the functional implications that can impact feeding. Additionally, the course will prepare clinicians to support feeding goals and outcomes by improving their ability to assess and provide intervention for Tethered Oral Tissues.
Course created on December 13, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 03380; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-871805; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least 2 assessment protocols for TOTs.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least 3 structural implications and basic and anatomical principles for TOTs.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize at least 2 pre and post-op therapy interventions.
|5-10 Minutes||What are TOTs?; Referral and team members|
|10-15 Minutes||Structural and functional red flags, with focus on feeding implications|
|15-25 Minutes||Protocols and assessments|
|25-40 Minutes||Structural and functional assessment with case studies|
|40-55 Minutes||Intervention and treatment strategies with case studies (pre-op and post-op, and surgical interventions)|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Samantha Heidenreich earned her Masters and Doctorate degrees in Occupational Therapy from the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, California. Her doctorate capstone focused on feeding and nutritional interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has spent all of her post graduate profession in pediatric settings, with focus on various forms of assessment and intervention for children with feeding disorders, picky eating behaviors, swallowing dysfunction, and orofacial myofunctional disorders. Samantha is certified in multiple specialized areas of practice related to feeding and nutrition, including Beckman Oral Motor Protocol, SOS Approach to Feeding, AEIOU Systematic Approach to Feeding, and has just completed the initial coursework to obtain her Certification in Orofacial Myology from the IAOM. She is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and completed the AOTA certification in Nutrition, Chronic Disease, and Health Promotion. Samantha currently works providing continuing education courses on topics related to pediatric feeding and owns a private pediatric practice in North Carolina.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 03380. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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