About the webinar:
Navigating the National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for tube fed patients can be a real challenge. In this webinar, dietitians Keryn Coster and Lina Breik help you navigate the NDIS for your tube fed patients. Keryn will use a real-life case study to help you plan a successful discharge from hospital, while Lina will walk you through the ins and outs of working in the community as a registered NDIS practitioner.
About the speakers:
Keryn Coster is the deputy manager and a senior paediatric dietitian at The Royal Children’s Hospital. She has over 18 years’ experience in clinical dietetics managing patients across the lifespan. She has a special interest in paediatric enteral feeding, feeding disorders and tube weaning. She currently works in Newborn ICU and has a weekly multidisciplinary clinic for babies with feeding difficulties. She co-manages the HEN Program and established the RCH NDIS Nutrition service.
Lina Breik (Accredited Practicing Dietitian) is the Founder of and Lead Specialist dietitian at Tube Dietitian. Tube Dietitian aims to bridge the gap between hospital and home for people with feeding tubes with an on call experienced dietitian service in the community. In March 2020, Tube Dietitian became a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Registered Provider and since then has looked after more than 45 patients on home enteral nutrition (HEN). In addition to Tube Dietitian, Lina will be commencing a PhD which aims to explore the experiences of adults living with a feeding tube and their carers, and describe the effectiveness of existing HEN care delivery systems in Victoria.
US dietitians: 1.0 CE from CDR – pending. CPD/CEU hours are applicable for Australia and New Zealand dietitians. Check your local country requirements to see if you can claim for continuing education.