This course will provide an introduction to speech pathology services that are beneficial to pediatric patients with short bowel syndrome. It is designed to inform speech pathologists and related professionals about diagnoses, and considerations for feeding/swallowing evaluation and treatment techniques with regard to the pediatric patient with short bowel syndrome involved in intestinal rehabilitation.
Course created on November 10, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to define diagnoses that result in short bowel syndrome.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the goal of speech pathology treatment in the intestinal rehabilitation population.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 therapy techniques applicable to oral aversion treatment.
|15-20 Minutes||Enteral Feeds and TPN|
|20-30 Minutes||Treatment Team/ Program Goal|
|40-60 Minutes||Feeding Treatment|
|60-65 Minutes||Family Education|
|65-70 Minutes||Developmental Treatment|
|70-85 Minutes||Case Studies|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Abby Mathews, MA, CCC-SLP
Abby Mathews is a graduate of the University of Toledo and has been working as a Speech Language Pathologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for 7 years. She currently works as an inpatient therapist on the Gastrointestinal/Colorectal Surgery unit, Complex Surgery and Transplant unit, Oncology/Hematology unit, and Bone Marrow Transplant unit. She treats patients with a variety of feeding and language disorders. She has previously worked as an outpatient therapist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and outpatient therapist at a pediatric private practice.
Luann Stevens, MA, CCC-SLP
Luann Stevens is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and works as an inpatient Speech Language Pathologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Main Campus. Her area of interest and expertise is working with patients with feeding difficulties related to complex airway issues, tracheostomy, and aspiration. Another area of specialty is evaluation and treatment of feeding disorders for children with gastrointestinal problems including bowel resection, transplant, reflux and failure to thrive. Luann also performs video swallow studies and FEES examinations. She has been with the Division of Speech Pathology since 1999.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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