with Joan Comrie, M.S., CCC-SLP
April 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm EST 1 L CERP and 1 Nursing Contact Hours
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After this webinar the learner will be able to accomplish the following objectives:
- Understand factors influencing the development of an effective suck pattern.
- Understand suck patterns necessary for effective milk transfer.
- Understand common oral sensory and motor problems that interfere with successful breastfeeding.
- Appreciate how ineffective suck patterns with poor milk transfer lead to premature weaning.
Joan Comrie, M.S., CCC-SLP
Joan Comrie received her B.S. and M.S. at the University of WI-Madison. After 10 years of working in hospital settings (Cardinal Hill, Lexington, KY, Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN and WakeMed, Raleigh, NC) she opened Carolina Pediatric Dysphagia in1996 and recently Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Associates. While working closely with the patient’s medical team, Joan has evaluated and treated thousands of infants and children with feeding and swallowing disorders. Her expertise and ability to provide medically necessary feeding therapy has earned her the reputation for setting the standard of care and the “go to place” to keep the most medically complex children out of the hospital. She has lectured both nationally and internationally, has published multiple articles and educational pieces, guest lectures at local university graduate programs and medical residents’ programs, provides consultation services to school systems, private practices and parents and serves as the feeding expert for news organizations and magazines.