First Bite #146 – May 04, 2021
Interprofessional Practice for the NICU with Casey Lewis, MS CCC-SLP, CNT, CLC, NTMTC
(.1 ASHA and AOTA CEUs) For more info, click here.
In this episode, Michelle is joined by none other than The Casey Lewis, MS CCC-SLP, CNT, CLC, NTMTC from Texas! Needless to say, we are super excited to be kicking of the new Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness month with a focus on our littlest warriors in the NICU! If you have ever wondered what a true Interprofessional Practice Team looks like inside of the NICU, well then wonder no more. Casey sheds light the various team members, their unique roles and responsibilities, and functional strategies for how community based SLPs and NICU SLPs can cooperate for improved patient outcomes. Remember folks, we are all on the same team here…and after this hour you will have the tools at hand to collaborate with confidence!
By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:
- What Interprofessional Practice Team Members found in the NICU and their roles and responsibilities.
- Typical steps involved in NICU discharge planning.
- 3 strategies to improve continuity of care between NICU and next location of services.