Speech-Language Pathology - Continuing Education

Molloy College offers programming wherein participants are eligible to receive CEUs from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the accrediting organization for speech pathologists and audiologists. Programs are offered throughout the year, normally once in the fall and once in the spring. If you would like to be placed on our mailing list, email Cindy Thomas at cthomas@molloy.edu or call 516.323.3554.

Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing: Post-Acute Care Assessment and Treatment

Friday, April 10, 2015; 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theater, Rockville Centre campus

The Speech-Language Pathology Program and the Office of Continuing Education at Molloy College will be presenting, "Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing: Post-Acute Care Assessment and Treatment" on Friday, April 10, 2015. The program is pending approval by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for.6 ASHA CEUs - Intermediate level; Professional Area). Details will be available in late January, 2015, For a program brochure, further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu.

Tentative Agenda:

Part 1: Assessment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders

1. Normal Feeding Development

  1. In utero development
  2. Infant reflexes
  3. Feeding milestones

2. Dysphagia

    1. Stages of dysphagia

3. Medical Co-Morbidities

    1. Common diagnoses associated with dysphagia
    2. Trach/vent overview
    3. Alternate means of nutrition/hydration

4. Bedside Swallow evaluation

    1. Oral mechanism evaluation on infant/child
    2. Process/procedure
    3. Objective Evaluation
    4. Clinical  s/sx of penetration/aspiration
    5. Clinical s/sx of reflux
    6. Referring to other disciplines

5. Related Feeding Disorders

    1. Sensory Based
    2. Behavioral Based

Part 2: Treatments, Case Studies and Lab Component

1. Positioning and Equipment for Therapeutic Intervention

2. Treatment Interventions

a. External modification
    i .Environmental
    ii. Diet consistency

          b. Cue based approach Behavioral Approach

Learner Outcomes
To Come

Rachel Barrocas
, SLP, St. Mary's Hospital for Children
Jessica Shaw, SLP, St. Mary's Hospital for Children
Amanda Wisniewski, SLP, St. Mary's Hospital for Children
Christina Alaimo, MS.  Candidate for BCBA Spring 2015, St. Mary's Hospital for Children

Speakers' disclosure: to come.

Date and Time
The program will take place on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 8:15-4:00 p.m.

The program is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs. Intermediate level; Professional Area). A certificate of completion will be issued at the conclusion of the program.

The program will take place in the Hays Theater in the Wilbur Arts Center on the Rockville Centre campus, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York 11571.

Directions and a campus map will be sent either with your registration confirmation.

Tuition Rates:
Early Registration, until 3/6/15: $100
Regular Registration, 3/7-4/1: $125
Late Registration, 4/2-4/9: $135
At the door: $145
Molloy Students: $10 (must register by 4/1)
Non-Molloy Students (provide copy of student ID at door): $50 (must register by 4/1)
Molloy Alumni: 10% discount

 You can click here to register onlilne. Click here to register in person, by phone, fax or mail. Confirmation of your registration and classroom assignments will be sent to you upon receipt of your registration.

Refund Policy
A full refund will be granted as long as you contact us one week prior to the start of each program. However, substitutions can be made until the day of the program at no charge.

Brochure and Mailing List
View program brochure. To be placed on our mailing list, call Cindy Thomas at 516.323.3554 or email cthomas@molloy.edu.

If you should have any questions concerning registration or the program, call 516.323.3554 or email lcino@molloy.edu.

 Current schedule of programs

Speech-Language Pathology Department

Molloy's Speech-Language Pathology Department continues to offer a comprehensive undergraduate program in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology and an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. The Master's program in Speech-Language Pathology at Molloy College is a Candidate for Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. This is a "pre-accreditation" status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.

The Speech, Language and Hearing Center is now located at 30 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre and continues to serve the community by providing an array of evaluation and treatment services.

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Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue Siena Hall, Room 106 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002