Detailed Programme

Please note that the Programme is subject to change.

Workshops

Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th September 2018

Management of Feeding and Swallowing Difficulties in Paediatrics

Venue: AVIVA Stadium, Landsdowne Rd, Dublin 4

 

This two-day programme will provide delegates with the skills needed to effectively assess and manage feeding and swallowing difficulties in children.
The course comprises workshops and lectures.  Workshop topics and speakers are continuously updated, so please check back regularly here or here.
 
Over these two days, delegates will rotate in small groups between several parallel workshops to cover all programme topics.
 
Workshops will include:
 
•          Instrumental and clinical examination of feeding and swallowing in paediatrics
•          Management of feeding and swallowing in neonates
•          Management of feeding and swallowing difficulties in children with learning disability, physical disability,

            and cerebral palsy
•          Tube feeding in paediatric populations

 

Tuesday 25th September 2018 - Assessment in Paediatrics

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome (Professor Margaret Walshe)

09:10 - 09:45

Paediatric feeding and swallowing assessment: An overview and a reflection on exploring typical population data on feeding, eating and drinking and its relevance to assessment (Celia Harding & Lenie Van den Engel Hoek)

09:45 - 10:45

4 simultaneous workshops

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 12:15

4 simultaneous workshops

12:15 - 13:15

4 simultaneous workshops

13:15 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:00

4 simultaneous workshops

15:00 - 15:30

Tea Break

15:30 - 16:30

Discussion Session

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Day 1: Assessment Workshops

Wednesday 26th September 2018 - Intervention in Paediatrics

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome (Professor Margaret Walshe)

09:10 - 09:45

Challenges in Paediatric feeding and swallowing intervention Dr Kelly Weir

09:45 - 10:45

4 simultaneous workshops

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 12:15

4 simultaneous workshops

12:15 - 13:15

4 simultaneous workshops

13:15 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:00

4 simultaneous workshops

15:00 - 15:30

Tea Break

15:30 - 16:30

A discussion about EBP and interventions etc. Future directions Dr Kelly Weir

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Day 2: Intervention workshops

FEES Course

Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th September 2018

Venue: Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Adelaide Rd, Dublin 2

Tuesday 25th September 2018

09.00 - 09.30

Welcome & Introduction (Mark Rafferty & Rainer Dziewas)

9:30 - 10:30

FEES I: Standard FEES-Protocol (Rainer Dziewas)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30

FEES II: Salient findings (Antonio Schindler)

11:30 - 12:00

FEES III: Examples from clinical routine (Antonio Schindler)

12:00 - 12:30

Classification and grading of neurogenic dysphagia (Tobias Warnecke)

12:30 - 13:00

Q&A (Antonio Schindler)

13:00 - 14:00