Best Practices in Eating, Drinking, and Swallowing Skills to Enhance Participation (Chapter 45)
Author & CE Development: Winifred Schultz-Krohn, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA
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Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDUs/1.5 contact hours)
This course is based on Chapter 45 of AOTA’s best-selling publication, Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. The course describes essential safety information to consider for students with feeding, eating and swallowing difficulties. The chapter describes best practices in evaluation and intervention for students with functional eating, drinking and swallowing issues. CE exam questions assess your learning.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will:
1. Explain how the skills of eating, drinking, and swallowing fit under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and occupational therapy services in the educational setting.
2. Identify appropriate methods to assess eating, drinking, and swallowing skills within the school setting.
3. Differentiate the various types of eating, drinking, and swallowing problems observed in school aged children.
4. Describe appropriate intervention methods within the context of the school to address problems with eating, drinking, and swallowing.
Note: This product is offered at a reduced cost for individuals who own or have access to the publication Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. If you don’t own this book, you may:
A) click here to purchase this course with a digital chapter included OR
B) purchase the book and enroll in this CE course.
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CE Editors: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA & Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA