Paediatric Feeding SLP Australian Tour – Brisbane
7th Mar @ 9:00 am - 8th Mar @ 4:30 pm AEDT$559 – $895
Two-Day Workshop with Brianna Miluk, the Paediatric Feeding SLP: Enhancing Paediatric Feeding Approaches
Join us for an exclusive, in-depth workshop presented by Brianna Miluk, the Paediatric Feeding SLP and highly esteemed Speech-Language Pathologist and Certified Lactation Counsellor.
With a clinical focus on infants and medically-complex children with feeding and swallowing disorders, Brianna brings a wealth of hands-on experience and insightful knowledge to share. This immersive, two-day workshop will provide you with new tools and techniques to help your young clients thrive.
The Two-Day Workshop in Brisbane will cover the following practical topics:
Day 1 – Thursday 7 March 2024 – 9.00am to 4.30pm
Paediatric Feeding Disorders: Foundations of Assessment and Treatment
Kick-start your learning journey with a comprehensive overview of fundamental feeding assessments and treatments, encompassing a broad range of disorders and situations.
Day 2 – Friday 8 March 2024 – 9.00am to 4.30pm
Infant Feeding Approaches: Supporting the Dyad
Learn the latest methods and techniques in infant feeding, with a special focus on the integration of lactation support. This session will help you develop a holistic, baby-led approach to feeding that honours each infant’s unique rhythms and needs.
Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Registered Dietitians, Special Education Teachers, Psychologists, Physical Therapists, Early Intervention Specialists, Nurses, Physicians, Mental Health Workers and Students.
Note: Workshops are created for professionals. Parents who wish to attend the workshops should contact the host.
Two topics will be presented across the two days of the workshop. Please note that the topic presented on day two may differ from other cities. The topics that will be presented at Brisbane and subsequent learning outcomes are as follows:
Day 1 – Paediatric Feeding Disorders: Foundations of Assessment and Treatment
This workshop will take you through the process of completing a comprehensive paediatric feeding assessment to develop functional targeted outcomes for children aged six months old through to early adolescents.
Through presentation, hands-on demonstrations, and case-based learning; you will learn beyond the basics of bedside evaluations, including common related diagnoses and how to complete a functional oral motor exam, as well as key intervention philosophies that guide strategies in treatment. Oral, pharyngeal, and oesophageal domains will be included, with a focus placed on ensuring practice application is achieved.
You will leave this workshop feeling confident and empowered to assess and treat paediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.
Day 1 Learner Outcomes:
- Describe the four domains of paediatric feeding disorders
- Explain how to perform a comprehensive feeding and swallowing evaluation
- List signs and symptoms for referring to another discipline
- Apply 3 intervention philosophies to treatment strategies
- Identify three treatment strategies to support feeding skills progress
Day 2 – Infant Feeding Approaches: Supporting the Dyad
This workshop will guide you through assessment and treatment of infant feeding and swallowing beginning at birth. Breast/chest feeding, bottle-feeding, alternative feeding methods, and lactation considerations are covered to equip learners to support the caregiver and infant dyad.
Common concerns (e.g., milk supply, tongue tie, reflux, faltering growth) are presented with potential solutions to support successful infant feeding outcomes. Case studies are provided to promote application-based learning.
Day 2 Learner Outcomes:
- Describe how to complete a comprehensive breast/chest feeding assessment.
- List three strategies to support bottle feeding.
- Explain solutions to five common concerns associated with breast/chest feeding or bottle feeding in infants.
- Provide examples of supporting pharyngeal dysphagia in breast/chest fed infants
Registration Fee and Cancellation Policy
The registration fees for the two-day workshops are:
- Early Bird Ticket: $795.00 inc GST and all booking fees (now closed)
- Standard Ticket: $895.00 inc GST and all booking feed
The workshops are fully catered and your ticket price includes all refreshments and learning materials.
You will receive morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea as well as tea, coffee, and water throughout each day. Please let us know of any dietary requirements when booking your ticket.
As the majority of the expenses to run the workshops are paid upfront, no refunds are possible. However, if you are no longer able to attend, you will be able to transfer your ticket to a colleague. If this is required we ask that you please notify us immediately.
Brianna Miluk is an speech-language pathologist and certificated lactation counsellor whose clinical focus is with infants and medically-complex children with feeding and swallowing disorders. Bri is working on her PhD in Communication and Information Sciences through the University of Alabama with a research interest in dissemination of paediatric feeding research and misinformation on social media.
Bri is also the owner of Paediatric Feeding Therapy, LLC which strives to provide evidence-based, high quality continuing education to professionals. She manages the instagram @pediatricfeedingslp and is the host of the podcast The Feeding Pod. Bri is also president of the non-profit Pediatric Feeding Disorders Foundation and volunteer ambassador with Feeding Matters. She really enjoys providing mentorship and support to professionals and families on PFDs!
The two-day workshop will be held at Cliftons, Brisbane – 24/288 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
QueensPlaza Car Park, Edward Street (1 min walk)
King George Square Car Park, Roma Street (3 min walk)
Wintergarden Car Park, Elizabeth Street (5 min walk)
Closest Train Stations:
Central Station, 170m (2 min walk)
From the Airport:
Driving distance approx. 14km
Taxi or UBER: 16-40 min depending on traffic (Taxi phone 132 227)
Airport Train, alight at Central Station for Cliftons
- Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane Anzac Square, Ann Street (1 min walk)
- MacArthur Chambers Apartments, Edward St (3 min walk)
- The Manor Apartment Hotel, Queen Street (4 min walk)
- Pullman Brisbane King George Square (5 min walk)