Management: Enteral Nutrition Therapy

Consideration of the cyclical nature of pediatric feeding care continues in the planning and implementation of interventions to address issues identified through eating, feeding and swallowing assessment, diagnosis and goal setting. Management of pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) includes interventions or actions required to achieve the therapy goals, and documentation. This is depicted in the Pediatric Feeding Care (see Figure 9).

This section of the guide includes management considerations related to:

  • enteral feeding
  • transition from tube to oral feeding