WEBSHOP: A Seat at the Table: Everything you ever wanted to know about tube feeding

  • 11/20/2021
  • 09:00 - 13:30
  • Online via Zoom
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NOTIS’ Community Interpreters Division presents

WEBSHOP: A Seat at the Table: Everything you ever wanted to know about tube feeding

Presented by Sara Greenlee MA CT, Megan Greenlee RD, CDN

An Interactive Webshop

What is a “webshop”?
A webshop is just like an interactive onsite class, but held online through Zoom. 
During a webshop, you can ask questions and engage in discussion. You may be divided into “break-out” rooms where you’ll be working with other participants on exercises or on practicing a skill. There may be quizzes and polls. So, while there may be some PowerPoint and lecture, this is not like your typical webinar. Your full attention and participation are expected; that’s what makes it fun!

What is it about? 

Tube feeding is an intervention used in almost every area of medicine: neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, obstetrics, surgery, behavioral health, and many more. Come learn from an Advanced Nutritional Support Dietician which patients are candidates for feeding tubes and why. In this webshop, we will cover the types of tubes that can be offered, what goes in them, and how patients and caregivers are taught to care for them. Live exercises will work on interpretation skills and vocabulary building so that you will never have to ask what a “tubbie” is or how decanting works. Our expert will walk you through every step and have you feeling like a pro in no time!

Goals of the webshop

  • Become familiar with the different types of feeding tubes, the process of placing each type of feeding tube, the basics of feeding tube care, common formulas/formula types, and expected follow up
  • Recognize vocabulary and concepts related to feeding tubes and situate them in context
  • Improve interpretation-related skills that will be used in encounters involving feeding tubes
  • Build a glossary to help prepare for sessions or translations involving feeding tubes

When?  Saturday, November 20th, 2021, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. PST. This is a 4- hour workshop. There will be a 30 minutes for lunch break (4-1/2 hours total).

    Check-in at 8:45 a.m. PLEASE CHECK IN AT 8:45 a.m. to sign in. Class from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. with a 30 minutes lunch break.

    The day before the workshop, you will receive a link to register with Zoom.

    Cost? $50 NOTIS members, $80 Non-members (Click to Join NOTIS)
    Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.

    Before you register, make sure that your online setup meets the equipment and connectivity requirements. Please read these important Requirements (click below) before proceeding with your registration.

    Registration?Via the web (before midnight on November 15th) After registering, you will receive an email confirmation; if you do not receive a confirmation, your registration did not go through.

    CE credits? Credit status will be updated upon approval

       Credits Requested  Approval Status 
    Washington State DSHS  4 general  Approved (Approval#631, Approval Date: November 3, 2021)
    Washington State AOC  4 professional  Approved
    ATA  4  Approved
    CCHI  4  Approved

    Note: NOTIS will not be responsible for refunds in the event of unapproved continuing credits by the entities listed above.

    Who is teaching? Sara Greenlee, MA, CT is a medical translator and interpreter who works both in-house and as a freelancer. She is an ATA certified translator (Spanish > English) and a CCHI certified interpreter (CHI™-Spanish). She also holds a master’s degree in Translation and Interpretation from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS). Her career in medical interpretation began at Stanford Children’s Hospital in California and continued at Strong Memorial Hospital and its pediatric counterpart, Golisano Children’s Hospital, in New York. She currently works at Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Southern California.

    Megan Greenlee RD, CDN joined the URMC Golisano Children’s Hospital medical team in 2019 and she is a part of the department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Hepatology. She started her career at one end of the nutrition spectrum as a pastry chef and graduated with an Associate’s of Applied Science from Paul Smith’s College. She then transferred to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) as she became fascinated with the science behind food. She graduated from RIT with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition Management and completed her dietetic internship at the West Virginia University Medical Center at Ruby Memorial Hospital in 2016. She then returned to Rochester, NY and worked as a long term care and neurobehavioral dietitian as well as a pediatric outpatient dietitian for Rochester Regional Health. After 3 years with RRH, she jumped at the opportunity to join the Pediatric Advanced Nutrition Support clinic at Golisano Children’s Hospital and have fallen in love with pediatric medicine.    


    Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to all who arrive on time and stay for the entire workshop. Please allow yourself enough time to log on and sign in before the webshop begins. While latecomers are welcome to stay for the educational value of the webshop, DSHS will not provide CE credit if you arrive late, for any reason.

    Refunds? No refunds can be given after November 15th. A $10 processing fee will apply for refunds requested before November 15th. Contact the NOTIS office manager for cancellation. Transfer of credit to another workshop is not allowed.

    Registration will be automatically canceled if payment is not received within 15 minutes. Mail-in registration is not available.

      Anything else?If you require accommodation, please contact the NOTIS Office Manager at least 3 weeks in advance if possible.

      Questions about class content?Email to Sara Greenlee

      Questions about registration? Email to office manager

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