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Interprofessional Practice for Pediatric FEES (PD102924)

Presenter(s): Jenny E Reynolds, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, CNT, BCS-S
Course Description

This session describes the value of interprofessional practice (IPP) on a pediatric FEES (flexible [or fiberoptic] endoscopic evaluation of swallowing) team. The presenter shares FEES case studies that illustrate this collaborative model for dysphagia management; describes the successes and challenges encountered by the IPP team during pediatric FEES; and reviews current FEES literature in the pediatric population.

This course is a recorded session from the 2023 ASHA online conference Rethinking Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing.

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Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of each member on a pediatric FEES team
  • Identify two barriers and two recommended solutions for effective interprofessional practice when performing a pediatric FEES procedure
  • Describe two patient populations for which pediatric FEES can be an effective tool for dysphagia management

Presenter Information

Jenny Reynolds, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, CNT, BCS-S, is currently practicing as Advanced Clinical Specialist at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, in the Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Jenny is a board certified swallowing specialist, certified lactation counselor, and certified neonatal therapist. Jenny’s research focus is pediatric dysphagia, specifically infant FEES, and is published in high-standing, peer-reviewed journals. Jenny is an adjunct speaker at several speech therapy graduate programs in the DFW area.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation
  • Advanced clinical specialist at Baylor Scott and White Institute for Rehabilitation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete and submit the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Online conference dates: March 22 – April 3, 2023, November 29 – December 11, 2023
End date: May 28, 2029

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102924
Available Through: May 28, 2029