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OT Mastery is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#05185. This Distance Learning-Independent activity is offered at 0.125 CEUs, Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.
CE Credit Hours: 1.25 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
An occupational therapist's scope of practice for feeding and eating varies depending on the child's concerns. Children with medical needs may need modified diets and adaptive tools to assist with feeding. Kids with sensory problems may benefit from desensitization to reduce tactile defensiveness and improve tolerance of various food textures. An OT's intervention in pediatric feeding and eating can overlap with the role of a speech-language pathologist. The differentiation between the two is essential for understanding how OTs can effectively help children in this area.
CEU Course Objectives
Author: Brittany Ferri, OTRL, PhD, CPRP
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Course Category: OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants
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Course Date: 2022-08-05
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