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FOOD, FUNCTION, AND FEEDING: A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO PEDIATRIC FEEDING DIFFICULTIES SYMPOSIUM
Friday, March 08, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
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Presented by: UNC Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology,UNC Hospital’s Rehabilitation Therapy Department,UNC Hospital’s Nutrition Department

Description: Food, Function, and Feeding: A Collaborative Approach to Pediatric Feeding Difficulties takes education to a new level with presentations that will maximize the knowledge base and skill set of physicians, nurses, therapists, case managers, and other allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of children with complex feeding disorders. This conference will address medical, psychosocial, and rehabilitation issues experienced by children with feeding difficulties and will focus on ways to maximize their medical and functional status. Expert faculty will discuss relevant topics to allow participants to broaden their knowledge base and improve patient care.

Objectives: Describe interdisciplinary approach to children with feeding difficulties, including medical, nutritional, motor, and behavioral assessment and treatment. Describe pertinent history taking and medical interventions for children with feeding difficulties. Identify different types and rationale for use of special formulas in children with feeding difficulties. Assess oral-motor pattern and function and recommend safe diet where child will be successful.

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