Multidisciplinary Care for Cleft Feeding: Assessing Feeding Skills and Clinical Expertise with Case Studies

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 6th at 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET

Speakers:
Caitlin Wilson, MS, CCC-SLP
Cortney Van’t Slot, MS, CCC-SLP
Kandi Trevino, MS, CCC-SLP
Jessica Grant, MPAS, PA-C
Lindsay Hart, BSN, RN, CPN
Vania Thrasher, MS, RD, LD

Description: Explore effective solutions for feeding challenges in children with cleft lip and palate. This session will offer valuable insights into interventions that support healthy weight gain. A registered dietician will share proven strategies for nutritional support, while speech-language pathologists will cover key techniques for assessing and addressing feeding difficulties. Additionally, we will present complex case studies that underscore the importance of interdisciplinary teamwork and early intervention.

Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Describe at least three appropriate feeding interventions for infants with cleft lip and palate.
  • Identify at least two reasons for multidisciplinary team care for the management of feeding challenges within the cleft lip and palate population.

Learning Outcomes:
At the completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Self-assess a gain in knowledge related to feeding challenges in children with cleft lip and palate.
  • Self-assess that they will be able to apply knowledge gained to their patient management, which will improve patient outcomes.

Live attendees must claim credit by September 12, 2024.

 

Intended Learners
All healthcare professionals caring for people with cleft and craniofacial conditions, to include but not limited to:
Physicians
Dental Professionals
Speech Language Pathologists
Audiologists
Nurses (RNs, APNs, LPNs)
Dieticians
Psychologists
Social Workers
Physician Assistants

Accredited Continuing Education

ACPA is accredited by ACCME and ANCC, approved by ASHA, and recognized by ADA CERP, to provide accredited continuing education to physicians, nurses, SLPs, audiologists, and dentists.

Continuing Medical Education

The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association designates this live activity for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This live educational activity is offered for 1.00 Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) contact hour.

In order to receive credit, learners must:

  • Attend 80% or more of the webinar
  • Complete and submit the evaluation form

American Nurses Credentialing Center

Continuing Dental Education

The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association designates this live activity for 1.00 continuing education credit.

Continuing Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Education

The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology.

DISCLOSURES

All financial relationships have been mitigated.

Commercial Support: None

No Financial or Non-financial Relationships Declared

Speakers:
Caitlin Wilson, MS, CCC-SLP
Cortney Van’t Slot, MS, CCC-SLP
Kandi Trevino, MS, CCC-SLP
Jessica Grant, MPAS, PA-C
Lindsay Hart, BSN, RN, CPN
Vania Thrasher, MS, RD, LD

Planning Committee Members:
Joy Baltz, BSN, RN
Joli C. Chou, DMD, MD
Paul Deitrick, MD
Catharine B. Garland, MD
Jordan N. Halsey, MD
Noel Jabbour, MD
Aditi Kanth, MD
Serena Kassam, DMD
Margaret M. Lico, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC
Leanne Magee, PhD
Judy Marciel, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, PCNS, CWCN, APN (Nurse Planner)
Dianna Metzler, BS
Jessica Ogawa, MD
Kathryn Preston, DDS, MS
Caitlyn Reinauer, BS
Amanda M. Smith, RN, BSN, CPN
Cleo J. Yi, DMD, MDS

No Financial Relationships Declared. Non-financial Relationship Declared with Eligible Organization.

Planning Committee Member:
Chelsea Sommer, PhD, CCC-SLP — Smile Train – Independent Contractor

Financial Relationship with Ineligible Company Declared; Relationship Not Topically Related to Presentation. No Non-financial Relationships Declared. All Financial Relationships Have Been Mitigated.

Planning Committee Member:
Cory M. Resnick, MD — AbbVie Pharmaceuticals – Consultant