Feeding First: Connect and Collaborate

FAQs

Conference Essentials

  1. LIVE CONFERENCE SESSIONS: Thursday, October 14-Friday, October 23, 2020
  2. KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Wednesday October 13 (time TBA)
  3. RECORDED SESSIONS: All sessions will be recorded. If unavailable during live conference dates/times, conference participants will have access to recorded sessions through November 20. After November 20, the conference will be closed, and participants will not have access to sessions
  4. Q&As: There will be a Q&A Forum through November 14 on the participants-only Conference site
  5. CEUs: Information on CEUs is outlined below in the CEUs Section. Due date to request CEUs is November 27, 2020 (more information below).
  6. CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION: downloadable certificates will be available upon completion of the conference. Please see your professional affiliation tab below for specifics.

Webinar Info

How do I watch the sessions?

  1. Conference participants purchase a seat for conference
  2. Prior to conference opening date, TalkTools will send an email with details for accessing the Conference Sessions

Can you tell me the session basics? What are the system requirements?

It is highly recommended that conference participants familiarize themselves with the webinar platform PRIOR to the start of the conference

    1. Platform = Zoom
    2. Click through for info on system requirements
    3. Here are some details on how to join the session
    4. Looking for a how-to video? Joining a Zoom Presentation

Some other tips:

    1. Recommended browsers: Chrome or Firefox (recommended for iOS/Mac)
    2. Live-streaming webinars (some with videos) take A LOT of bandwidth -- check your connection: https://www.speedtest.net/. Recommended speeds:
      1. upload speed: 8 Mbps/1MB
      2. Ping: 50 ms or lower

How will the sessions be set up during the broadcast?

  1. You may turn your webcam on during the broadcast -- you also have the option of hiding it, but it's fun to see everyone watching together!
  2. You will be muted during presentation to avoid any interruptions or distractions
  3. You should be able to SEE and HEAR speaker and see the Speaker's screen
  4. The Chat Feature will be used for questions during the presentation -- facilitator will monitor questions
  5. During the Q&A, speaker will answer questions submitted through the Chat
  6. Links to any associated handouts will be available in the Chat

Will I be able to ask the speaker questions?

  1. The Chat Feature will be used for questions during the presentation -- facilitator will monitor questions
  2. During the Q&A, speaker will answer questions submitted through the Chat
  3. There will be a Q&A Forum available for questions on any of the sessions -- speakers will be monitoring the Q&A forum during the conference and answering questions posted on the Forum Board

Do I have access to recorded sessions after the conference?

  1. All conference sessions will be recorded
  2. At the conclusion of the Live Sessions (Oct 14-Oct 23), recorded sessions will be available for viewing through November 20

CEUs

CEU Basics

 

  1. TalkTools has been approved to provide CEUs/ CERPS/CPEUs for this conference for the following: ASHA, AADH, ADA GLOH. Approval is pending for AOTA, CDR, IBCLE and IAOM.
  2. Each professional affiliation has separate guidelines. Please click on the appropriate tab below that pertains to you so you will ensure to receive your credits.
  3. You must complete an evaluation survey to receive CEUs and your certificate of completion. Surveys are separated by affiliations and can be found in your conference account. All surveys are due by November 27, 2020. We will not accept survey submissions after this date.

ASHA

DURING CONFERENCE --

Conference Participants Responsibilities:

  1. Complete all the sessions by November 20.
  2. Take the survey provided at the end of the conference. See more details below.
  3. CEUs will be filed as a total conference package for 4.15 CEUs. If you purchased and attended the Add-on Pack sessions, these are an additional 1.15 CEUs.

AFTER CONFERENCE --

  1. TalkTools sends a link to the online survey to conference participants who have registered and completed conference sessions. There is a survey for the Main Conference and one for the Add-On Pack sessions. You must fill this out in order for TalkTools to file for CEUs on your behalf.  
  2. NOTE: Survey will be sent to the email that conference participant used to register for conference
  3. Conference participants complete online survey DEADLINE: November 20, 2020.
  4. Upon survey submission, participants will receive a confirmation email from continuingeducation@talktools.com that their survey has been submitted to TalkTools.
  5. It is the conference participant's responsibility to review the accuracy of the information submitted in the CEU survey (included in the confirmation email)

TalkTools will do the following:

  1. CEUs will be filed as a total Main conference package for 4.15 CEUs. If you purchased and attended the Add-on Pack sessions, these are an additional 1.15 CEUs.
  2. TalkTools will only file CEUs on behalf of conference participants who have completed all actions listed above -- CONFERENCE PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITIES
  3. TalkTools will provide a Certificate of Completion to all conference participants who successfully complete all actions listed above

The Feeding First: Connect and Collaborate program is offered for 4.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)(see TalkTools ASHA CEU Policy and Process for more information)

The Orofacial Myology and Dental Considerations in Feeding program is offered for 1.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)(see TalkTools ASHA CEU Policy and Process for more information)

AOTA

TalkTools®️ is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 4782.  

This conference is approved for 41.5 contact hours or 4.15 CEUs in the Categories of Service Delivery and Foundational Knowledge. The Add-On Orofacial Myology package is an additional 1.15 CEUs. Course Level: Intermediate. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

ADA

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between GLOH Education and TalkTools.

GLOH Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

GLOH Education designates this activity for up to 28 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Please note:

Live attendance credit will be awarded for attending the scheduled live session only.

Self Study/ Online participation credit will be awarded for viewing recorded sessions.

The following sessions are approved for ADA CERPs:

  1. Feeding Essentials: 0-3 Oral Sensory Motor Norms | Lori Overland, MS CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC, FOM
  2. Feeding Essentials: Swallowing Development | Colette Ellis, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, BCS-S
  3. Feeding Essentials: Structural Assessment | Robyn Merkel Walsh, MS, CCC-SLP, COM®️
  4. A Sensory Motor Approach to Poor Diet Texture Progression | Debra Beckman, MS, CCC-SLP
  5. Continuum of Sensitive Options for New Food Trying: Grade The Ask | Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MED, FAOTA
  6. A Wake Up Call: What Every Medical Specialist Should Know About Sleep-Disordered Breathing From the Perspective of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy | Nicole Goldfarb, M.A., CCC-SLP, COM®
  7. Clogged, Cramped, Confined, & Closed | Ken Hooks, RRT, RPSGT
  8. Feeding as a Foundation for Speech Clarity in Early Intervention Populations | Vanessa Anderson Smith -- MA, CCC-SLP , COM®
  9. Mobile Dentistry: Dental Health in Pediatric, Special Needs and Geriatric Populations | Sonya Dunbar, RDH, MHA
  10. Dysphagia? Persistent Coughing? The Solution May Be Simpler Than You Think! | Tim King, BTh. Adv. Dip. App. Sci. Myotherapy
  11. The Deglutition Project | Ianessa Humbert, PhD, CCC-SLP
  12. Traditional and Progressive Early Dental Assessment Of Oral Health in 0-3 Population: How it Affects Dental Development | Chris Zombek -- BSDH, COM® & Misty Bridges -- RDH, BS, COM®
  13. Open Wide and Look Inside: Oral Pathologies and Anomalies in Infants and Toddlers | Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS, FAADH
  14. Why Education is Not Enough: Moving from Information to Motivation | Matthew Allen, DDS
  15. Airway and Swallowing Considerations when Eating and Drinking Go “Off Track” | Soroush Zaghi, MD; Sanda Valcu-Pinkerton RDHAP, AS, COM®; Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI
  16. Psycho-Social Dynamic of Lip and Tongue Tie: From Infants to the Pre-Adolescents | Robert Levine, DDS
  17. The Food We Breathe | Jennifer Meyer, MA CCC-SLP & Rick Rembecki, MD, PhD
  18. Tethered Oral Tissues and Beyond | Ed Kusek -- DDS, MALD, MAGF, DABOI, FAAID
  19. Picky Eating in the Down Syndrome Population | Heather Vukelich -- MS CCC-SLP

AADH

TalkTools is designated as an approved Corporate Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. 13 courses in this conference are approved by AADH for .1 CEUs (see individual course listings on AGENDA page for CEU listings). Course participants file their own CEUs directly with AADH

The following sessions are approved for AADH credit:

  1. Why Education is Not Enough: Moving from Information to Motivation | Matthew Allen, DDS
  2. Traditional and Progressive Early Dental Assessment Of Oral Health in 0-3 Population: How it Affects Dental Development | Chris Zombek -- BSDH, COM® & Misty Bridges -- RDH, BS, COM®
  3. Guiding Movement, Rhythms, and Synchronized Body Systems for Feeding Success | Amanda Chastain MA, CCC-SLP, COM®
  4. Long-Term Nutrition Issues Associated with the Picky Eater: Speech, Behavior, GI, and More… | Brittyn Coleman, MS, RDN/LD, CLT
  5. Mobile Dentistry: Dental Health in Pediatric, Special Needs and Geriatric Populations | Sonya Dunbar, RDH, MHA
  6. A Wake Up Call: What Every Medical Specialist Should Know About Sleep-Disordered Breathing From the Perspective of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy | Nicole Goldfarb, M.A., CCC-SLP, COM®
  7. Clogged, Cramped, Confined, & Closed | Ken Hooks, RRT, RPSGT
  8. The Mitochondria and Feeding : What You Must Know | Pejman Katiraei, DO
  9. Tethered Oral Tissues and Beyond | Ed Kusek -- DDS, MALD, MAGF, DABOI, FAAID
  10. Psycho-Social Dynamic of Lip and Tongue Tie: From Infants to the Pre-Adolescents | Robert Levine, DDS
  11. Open Wide and Look Inside: Oral Pathologies and Anomalies in Infants and Toddlers | Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS, FAADH
  12. Feeding Essentials: 0-3 Oral Sensory Motor Norms | Lori Overland, MS CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC, FOM
  13. Airway and Swallowing Considerations when Eating and Drinking Go “Off Track” | Soroush Zaghi, MD; Sanda Valcu-Pinkerton RDHAP, AS, COM®; Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI

IBLCE

This program has been approved by IBLCE for 8.5 L CERPs. IBLCE Verification Number #C2002199

 

The following sessions are approved:

  1. Trends that Hinder Normal Feeding Development: Helping Babies Learn to Eat | Nina Ayd Johanson
  2. Breastfeeding Infants with Medical and/or Developmental Conditions | Stephanie Zimmels, Bsc (Hons) MRSCSLT, MHCPC, MASLTIP, IBCLC
  3. Learning to Eat: How Baby-led Weaning Can Help | Gill Rapley PhD, MSc, RN/RM/RHV (retired)
  4. Chicken or Egg? The Vicious Cycles Perpetuating Poor Feeding in the Underweight Breastfed Infant | Christina Smillie -- MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
  5. Assessing Breastfeeding Infants | Cathy Watson Genna -- BS, IBCLC

CDR

This program has been approved by CDR for 55.0 CPEU Hours. Each practitioner is responsible for logging the appropriate amount of CPEU’s, directly with CDR, based on the sessions they attended.

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