NOMAS® Training Agenda For 2020
Assessment of Infant Sucking Patterns: Normal, Disorganized, and Dysfunctional

Day 1 of the NOMAS® Certification Course

09:00 a.m. Introduction
09:15 a.m. Anatomy and Physiology of the Infant Oral Mechanism: Reflexive to Volitional (Birth to Six Months)
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Introduction to the NOMAS
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Practice Evaluation with NOMAS: Review Videotapes
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Use of NOMAS with Bottle vs. Breast Feeding 03:30 p.m. Sensory Aspects of Neonatal Sucking
4:00 p.m. Diagnostic-Based Treatment for Infants with Disorganized and Dysfunctional Sucking Patterns

DAY 1 contains 6.0 hours of teaching

Day 2 of the NOMAS® Certification Course (Class divides into three groups)
 

8:30 a.m. Group A: Bedside observation in NICU | Groups B + C: Video Assessment
10:00 a.m. Group B: Bedside observation in NICU | Groups A + C: Video Assessment
11:30 a.m. Group C: Bedside observation in NICU | Groups A + B: Video Assessment
1:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Video Assessment and Discussion

DAY 2 contains 6.5 hours of teaching

Day 3 of the NOMAS® Certification Course (Class divides into three groups)
 

8:30 a.m. Group A: Bedside observation in NICU | Groups B + C: Video Assessment
10:00 a.m. Group B: Bedside observation in NICU | Groups A + C: Video Assessment
11:30 a.m. Group C: Bedside observation in NICU | Groups A + B: Video Assessment
1:00 p.m. Lunch 02:00 p.m. Review Tape; Q&A 02:30 p.m. Reliability Test

DAY 3 contains 6.0 hours of teaching