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Webinar

Infant Feeding Journey for a NICU Patient: Part 1 – Supporting Neurologic Development for Eventual Feeding Success

Speakers

  • Mindy Morris
    DNP, NNP-BC, CNS, C-ELBW
  • Megan Carlson
    MS, OTR-L, CNT, NTMTC
  • Ginny & Justin Shaffer
    Graduate NICU Parents
Originally presented: December 9, 2021

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Disclosure

Mindy Morris, Receives salary as Co-owner of EngageGrowThrive, LLC; No nonfinancial disclosures. Megan Carlson, no relevant financial or nonfinancial disclosures. Ginny Shaffer, no relevant financial disclosures Nonfinancial disclosure: speaker is the mother of the child discussed in the webinar. Justin Shaffer, no relevant financial disclosures’ Nonfinancial disclosure: speaker is the father of the child discussed in the webinar

Overview

The journey to successful oral feedings for the preterm and sick infants and their families in the NICU can be arduous. There are many strategies the entire NICU interprofessional team can integrate into practice throughout the journey to increase feeding success. In this two-part webinar series presented by neonatal professionals and parents, focus will be on activities and interventions that can prepare the infant and parents in helping to build the foundational skills for positive, successful, and enjoyable oral feeding.


Learning Outcomes

After attending this webinar, the participant will be able to:

  1. State two prenatal or antenatal factors that may impact feeding success.
  2. Name two neuroprotective and two neuro-promotional strategies to support early feeding success.
  3. Identify two specific pre feeding activities to incorporate into care.

Timed Agenda

After attending this webinar, the participant will be able to:

  • 1:00 – 1:05 Introduction/Family story
  • 1:05 – 1:15 Prenatal & Antenatal Considerations: Prenatal sensory development and Neuroprotection 
 in the antepartum period
  • 1:15 – 1:30 Neuroprotection & Neuro-promotion in the early weeks
  • 1:30 – 1:45 Pre feeding care and activities
  • 1:45 – 1:50 Summary
  • 1:50 – 2:00 Question/Answer

Instruction Method

Live webinar includes lecture, Powerpoint slides, handouts, question and answer session, learning assessment and course evaluation. On-demand webinar includes lecture, Powerpoint slides, handouts, recorded question and answer session, learning assessment and course evaluation.


Course Completion Requirements

The learner must view the entire webinar, complete the course evaluation, and complete the post-webinar learning assessment to receive education credit. Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.

Learners must complete the entire course to receive ASHA CEUs. No partial credit awarded. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
(NOTE: ASHA CEUs available for the live webinar on December 9, 2021 only.)

Nursing: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16677 for 1 Contact Hour. Participant required to attend 80% of the activity to receive CE.

Dr. Brown’s Medical is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity approval ID# 0000002850. This webinar is offered at 0.1 CEUs, educational level, Intermediate. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


NOTES

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Cancellation policy: If Dr. Brown’s Medical is unable to provide webinar at stated date and time, the registered learner will be notified via email of rescheduled date. Contact us at medinfo@drbrownsmedical.com to review the course cancellation policy.