Agenda - 2015 NANT Conference

Thursday, April 24, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Welcome Reception
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast / Exhibitor Showcase / Poster Viewing
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Break and Exhibitor Showcase / Poster Viewing
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Keynote –Trauma-Informed Care: A New Paradigm in the NICU
Mary Coughlin, RN, MS, NNP
Is Head Shape Variability More Than a Cosmetic Concern:
Developmental Implications of Nonsynostotic Cranial Vault Deformities
Catherine Smith, PT, PhD, DPT, PCS
The Advanced Feeding/Swallowing Clinician in the NICU: Taking it to
the Next Level
Catherine Shaker, MS/CCC-SLP, BRS-S
Kangaroo Care: Providing an Essential Neuroprotective Environment
Yamile Jackson, PhD, PE, PMP and Barbara Weaver, RN
Building Bridges in the NICU through Shared Mental Models
Ray Smith, PhD
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Friday, April 25, 2014
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch & Poster Session
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES): A MultiDisciplinary Approach to Diagnostic Swallowing in the NICU
Chrysty Sturdivant, OTR and Jenny Reynolds, MS CCC-SLP
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
(Manned posters @ 12:45 p.m.)
Promoting Competence and Confidence in Caring for Extremely Low
Birth Weight Infants
Kara Ann Waitzman, OTR/L, NTMTC
What Do We Really Know About the Dynamics of Preterm Infant
Jean Rhodes, PhD, CNM, IBCLC
The TIMP - How this Neuromotor Test Can Improve Your Practice
Lisa Bader, OTR/L, CEIM
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Break / Exhibitor Showcase / Last Poster Viewing for Day 1
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Introduction to A Developmental Follow Up Program for Preterm and
High Risk Infants
Betty Hutchon, Consultant Occupational Therapist
5:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.
End of Conference Day 1
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Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Breakfast / Exhibitor Showcase / Poster Viewing
8:45 a.m.– 9:45 a.m.
Applying the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and
Health in the NICU
Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, Assistant Professor, PT, DPT, PhD
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Blowing Bubbles Helps Tiny Babies Breathe Easier
Randy Grubbs, MD
Promoting the Parent-Infant Relationship: Using NBO in the Neonatal
Unit to Improve Infant Communication and Parent Understanding
Emily Hills, BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy & Deanna Gibbs, BAppSc
(OT), MOT, Grad Cert Res Meth, PhD
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Break / Exhibitor Showcase / Poster Viewing
10:15 a.m.
Factors Associated with Adverse Feeding Outcome in Preterm Infants
Roberta Pineda, PhD, OTR/L & Tara Crapnell, OTD
– 11:15 a.m.
Crossing the Bridge from Outsider to Team Member: Practical Ways to
Equip the Neonatal Therapist in the NICU
Krista Jackson, MS CCC-SLP and Jannie Barr, OTR/L
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Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:30 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. –
2:45 p.m. –
2:30 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Our Current Healthcare Environment: Are You Awake Yet?
Brian Hull, PT, MBA
Networking Lunch/ Poster Session
Manned Posters @ 12:45 p.m.
Optimization of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Management in a Level
Raquel Keithley, PT, DPT, PCS, CIMI & Krista Hatley, BS, RNC
Bridging the Gap Between Clinical Practice and Research
Gail Poskey OTR, PhD and Roberta Pineda PhD, OTR/L
Don't Go With the Flow: Understanding the Relationship between High
Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) and Oral Feeding
Lynn Wolf, MOT, OTR, IBCLC and Robin Glass, MS, OTR, IBCLC
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
NANT Vision: Be the Bridge, Sue Ludwig, OTR/L
4:00 p.m.
End of Conference
*Note: Arrangement of agenda may be subject to minor changes.
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Poster Presentations
Comparison of Cranial Shape Variance in Term and Preterm Infants
Less than 12 Months Post Conceptual Age
Catherine Smith, PT, PhD, DPT, PCS
Establishing a Protocol for the Early Diagnosis of Developmental
Dysplasia of the Hip in the Premature Infant
Jannie Barr, OTR/L
Osteopenia of Prematurity: Appraising the Evidence
Kelsey Stalnaker, BS, OTS & Gail Poskey, OTR, PhD
Use of BSID-III by Therapists for Assessing Development and
Recommending Treatment for Infants in NICU Follow-up
Lauren Adams, PT, PCS, C/NDT
The Trials and Tribulations of the Introduction and Implementation
of New Positioning Products in the NICU
Jannie Barr, OTR/L
Positive Touch and Infant Massage for the Premature Infant
Kristin Wojnovich, MSPT, CIMI & Jane Boate, RNC,
CIME & Judy Finnerty, RNC, CIME
Neonatal Therapy-So What's Your Position on That?
Stacey Belliard, MPT, DScPT student
Impact of Education about Developmental Positioning in Neonates
<30 weeks EGA on Cranium Shape at 33-34 weeks EGA
Vicki Scala, MS, OTR/L & Amy Darrow, PT, DPT
Predictive Validity of the Premie-Neuro: A 2 year Follow-up Study
Susan Cannon, MS, PT & Kendra Gagnon, PhD, PT
Impact of Education on Changes in Plagiocephaly from Initial
Evaluation to Discharge
Vicki Scala, MS, OTR/L & Amy Darrow, PT, DPT
Nipple Flow Rates: What Are They REALLY and How Does This
Affect Our Clinical Practice?
Lee Ann Damian, Speech Pathologist III, MA, CCCSLP
Predictors of Speech-Language Pathologists’ Approach to
Thickening Liquids with Infants and Children with Dysphagia
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Carissa Ten Hoeve, SLP Graduate Student, Thesis
Implementing Change through Projects in the NICU
Lisa Kleinz, MA, SLP/L, CIMI, CLS
Head Turn Preference and Associations with Outcome in the
Preterm Infant
Sonya Dunsirn, BA, OTD/S
Understanding the Influence of the Neonatal Therapist on Parental
Advocacy for Therapy Post Discharge
Lisa Grubbs, President, NICU Helping Hands &
Kristin Taylor, OTR, NTMTC
Preventing Plagiocephaly in the NICU and After Discharge
Danielle Simpson, PT, DPT, PCS
Parent Presence and Holding in the NICU: Providing a Bridge to
Normal Development
Roberta Pineda, PhD, OTR/L & Sonya Dunsirn,
Changing the Landscape: A Therapist’s Role in Developing the First
Single-Room NICU Design in the United Kingdom
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Collaboration for Optimal
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Emily Hills, BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapist &
Deanna Gibbs, BAppSc (OT), MOT, Grad Cert Res
Meth, PhD
Sharon Helton, MEd, OTR/L & Danielle Simpson,