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.