This is Part 5 of a five-part pediatric feeding series. This course provides a basic introduction to the diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE). Implications for treatment of developing feeders in regard to EoE and other diagnoses that require restriction of food items will be discussed. (Part 1: Course 8145, Part 2: Course 8146, Part 3: Course 8149, Part 4: Course 8151)
Course created on October 19, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 characteristics of Eosinophilic Esophagitis.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 3 characteristics of treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 ways that Eosinophilic Esophagitis may influence feeding development.
|5-15 Minutes||Description of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)|
|15-20 Minutes||Associated Diagnoses|
|20-30 Minutes||Symptoms and Associated Findings of EoE|
|30-45 Minutes||Treatment of EoE|
|45-50 Minutes||Implications for Feeding Development & Role of the SLP/Feeding Specialist|
|50-55 Minutes||Case Study|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP
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 services in the early intervention, outpatient, and inpatient settings. She worked at Norton Children’s Hospital, formally Kosair, and performed instrumental and clinical feeding and swallowing evaluations on preterm infants, term babies, children, and adolescents. She has provided ongoing treatment and parent/staff education both at Kosair and at the other facilities. In addition to other classes, Dr. Mattingly 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 in Madrid, Spain. She is currently working with adults and children with swallowing disorders in her practice at University of Louisville Physicians and is performing pediatric fiberoptic endoscopic swallowing evaluations in the Louisville area.
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