Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Duration: All Day
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
The St. Joseph's Feeding & Swallowing Approach: Learn and Practice
Thursday March 21 and Friday March 22
Located at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center at 703 Main Street, Paterson, NJ 07503.
Main Lobby Conference Room
Upon completion of this course, including the lecture and demonstration, the participant will be able to:
This conference will explore the important influences on feeding: medical, oral motor, motor/ seating, behavioral, and family. Evaluation of feeding problems and appropriate treatment will be discussed through case example. Breakout sessions will enable attendees practice in treating food refusal, oral initiation, food selectivity, and failure to advance texture. Telemedicine will be presented, followed by a live appointment with a former client. The conference will conclude with the audience's challenging feeding cases for open discussion and recommendations.
In the afternoon of March 22nd, the Pediatric Feeding Team will review interesting feeding cases that were submitted by audience members. Submitting a case is an opportunity for you to gain collaborative insight and promote audience participation. Include and send a full medical history, developmental history, and areas of concern as well as a DVD of the child eating and engaging in gross motor play to:
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
The Center for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing
703 Main Street
DePaul Ambulatory Care Center
Paterson, NJ 07503
Attn: Jessica Dzioba, OTR/L
Send in this information by March 1, 2013. The team will review all submitted cases prior to the conference, and choose the most appropriate ones. We apologize in advance if your case is not one to be chosen for presentation, but we'd be happy to discuss with you our thoughts and recommendations afterwards. Share with us your feeding and swallowing challenges!
Cost of conference is $300. There is a group rate of $275 for 3 or more people. The student rate is $120 with a chairman letter.
To register and find out more information please download and print the brochure here.
Parking is available on the premises in the parking garage. Go to www.StJosephsHealth.org for directions. There is a fee for parking.
Registration fee, less $75, will be refunded if written cancellation is received prior to 3/14/13. No refund will be given after that date. If this conference is cancelled, liability will be limited to tuition cost. If there are any complaints/concerns before, during, or after the conference, the Clinical Director at the Center for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing will be available for discussion.