HP 615 Treatment and Evaluation of Pediatric Feeding Issues, 3 credits

This course provides an extensive overview of evaluation and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders. The course will focus on oral motor dysfunction, tube-feeding, sensory issues, positioning and handling, and behavioral management related to feeding/eating. Conditions that affect feeding/eating are explored along with medical and therapeutic assessments. The students will apply the course content to their clinical and professional practice settings through course assignments. It will be offered in an intensive week-long on-campus format.