Professional relationships are essential in the pediatric clinical setting for successful patient outcomes. Occupational therapists and registered dietitians can together identify feeding and nutrition problems, determine a treatment plan and educate caregivers.
Course created on February 27, 2019
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three pediatric diagnoses that benefit from this relationship.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three important reasons for OT and RD to complete caregiver interviews together.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three patient outcomes impacted by the OT and RD relationship.
|5-25 Minutes||Exploring feeding in the infant|
|25-50 Minutes||Exploring feeding in the toddler|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L
Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L is a pediatric specialist who has provided pediatric occupational therapy for over 18 years. Experienced in a broad range of pediatric settings including school-based home health/early intervention, outpatient, acute care and inpatient rehabilitation, Molly combines her passion for working with the whole child and her expertise in creative and individualized treatment of most medically complex cases. Molly resides in Saint Louis, MO and is a senior member of the rehabilitation services team at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Here she manages a full acute care caseload with medical teams in Critical Care, Neurosurgery/Neurology, Cardiothoracic Surgery/Cardiology, and General Pediatrics, while also balancing three hand-specialty outpatient clinics per week. She is a member of the clinical team who launched an innovative pediatric cardiac rehab program, as well as a former adjunct professor in the Program in Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University. Molly received a BA in Psychology and a Master of Occupational Therapy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Kathryn Riner, MS, RD, LD
Kathryn Riner, MS, RD, LD is the owner of Healthy Kids Nutrition, LLC. She is a registered and licensed dietitian with over ten years of experience working in pediatrics. Kathryn earned her B.S. in Health and Sport Studies from Miami University in 2005, completed her dietetic internship at Saint Louis University in 2006, and earned her M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics at SLU in 2007. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her experience includes working full time as a clinical dietitian at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, in addition to providing home-based nutrition intervention services through the Missouri First Steps Program, for children age birth – 3 years. In her clinical role, she is a current member of the dialysis, kidney and liver transplant teams, with previous experience working in the neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric medical surgical floor, and outpatient clinics. Kathryn believes collaboration with multidisciplinary teams is critical to providing optimal patient care. She opened her private practice in 2016 and Kathryn’s mission with Healthy Kids Nutrition, LLC is to help families promote a positive relationship with food so that both parents and kids feel happy, healthy and confident around the table.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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