This course provides an introduction to prematurity and co-occurring problems and diagnoses. The outcomes associated with early experiences, short-term complications, and long-term complications are discussed in relation to feeding and development.
Course created on April 24, 2018
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, 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 #20-651910; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize 3 short-term complications associated with prematurity.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 long-term complications associated with prematurity.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 ways early experiences of the premature infant impact development.
|5-15 Minutes||Risk factors, statistics, and classification|
|15-25 Minutes||Short-term complications|
|25-35 Minutes||Long-term complications|
|35-50 Minutes||Early experiences and feeding|
|50-55 Minutes||Caregivers and case study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Dr. Rhonda Mattingly is an Associate Professor and the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and Communication Disorders at the University of Louisville. She has been a practicing speech-language pathologist since 1989 and has spent most of her career working with infants and children with feeding disorders. Dr. Mattingly has provided servics in the early intervention, outpatient, and inpatient settings. She worked at Norton Children's swallowing evaluations on preterm infants, term babies, children, and adolescents. She has provided ongoing treatment and parent/staff education both at Kosair and at other facilities. In addition to other classes, Dr. Mattignly teaches a full semester graduate course in pediatric feeding and swallowing and has taught continuing education courses on the topic in over fifty cities in the U.S and Madrid, Spain. She is currently working with adults and children with swallowing disorders in her practice at the University of Louisville Physicians and is performing pediatric fiberoptic endoscopic swallowing evaluations in the Louisville area.
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