Join our multidisciplinary faculty and nationally recognized leaders in the field as they share their expertise on the assessment and treatment of children with complex feeding disorders.   

Discipline-specific presentations will include:

  • Disordered Feeding Among Children with Food Allergies and Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
  • Motivational Interviewing to Improve Parental Learning and Engagement
  • Nutritional Strategies to Improve Nutrient Balance and Optimize Growth Within Restricted Diets
  • Integration of Child-Led and Sensory Approaches to Address Maladaptive Mealtime Behaviors

​See our entire schedule HERE

Conference Outcomes:

  • Follow suggested best practice model for treatment of pediatric feeding disorders and gastrostomy tube weaning
  • Advocate for developing an effective multidisciplinary team to improve outcomes for children with
    feeding difficulties and gastrostomy tube dependence.
  • Apply specific behavioral feeding strategies to improve a child’s interaction with and intake of food.
  • Follow nutritional intervention strategies to improve nutrient balance, increase caloric intake and
    optimize growth and development of children with restrictive diets.
  • Coach parents on strategies and techniques to improve the parent-child feeding relationship.

Target Audience:  
General Pediatricians, Gastroenterologists, Family Practice Physicians,  Nurse Practitioners,  Nurses,  Occupational Therapists,  Speech-Language Pathologists, Clinical Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Registered Dieticians and others who care for children with feeding challenges are invited to attend.

CHOC is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHOC designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this live activity. 

NURSES: The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes that Continuing Medical Education (CME) is acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements; as long as the course is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ ( Nurses will receive a Certificate of Attendance following this activity that may be used for license renewal.

OTs: This course has not been certified as an approved AOTA provider, however, this course is pertinent to the practice of occupational therapy and attendants will receive a certificate of hours of attendance to submit for approval with their state therapy board. This certificate is acceptable for the California Board of OT Licensure. Learn more about the continuing competency requirements HERE and how this program will suit your needs.

RDs: CHOC Children’s is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This event is approved for 9 CPEUs.

This course is offered for 0.9 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)

Newport Beach Marriott Resort
900 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92660, United States

This conference is presented by

Children's Hospital of Orange County

Questions? 800-329-2900 |

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