“Do you have more questions than answers when it comes to treating your medically complex/fragile pediatric patients? Are you unsure if the signs/symptoms that you’re observing are indicative of an allergy, underlying GI issue, or neurologically driven? How many questions do you really have for that RD regarding the formulas prescribed and the flow rate through their g-tube? Have you been consulted for a “difficult latch” only to find out the mother is exclusively breastfeeding…but have never nursed a little one or worked with breastfed patient before? What about functional communication? Are you so over flashcards, but need advice on how to get started with core vocabulary with a non-SGD, or the right fit for a SGD? Do you have additional worries about the basic day-to-day running and documentation of your private practice? How do you go about obtaining referrals, or documenting that note so that insurance deems it medically necessary?
PodCourse: #23: 11/27/18
Mary Fantozzi, MS CCC-SLP and Rachel Montgomery MS CCC-SLP
True Tales from the NICU!
(.1 ASHA, AOTA, EI CEU) For more info, click here.
Description: In this episode Michelle is joined by two lovely SLPs, Mary Fantozzi, MS CCC-SLP, and Rachel Montgomery, MS CCC-SLP, who work at a Level III NICU in the suburb of Chicago. These passionate women share keen insight into what is required to be a NICU SLP, as well as common obstacles that they face when treating and/or discharing NICU patients to the world of Early Intervention. Do you work in the world of EI? Well, then sit tight, because learning what our little ones have potentially gone through, will help you better understand where to lead them!