“Don’t Eat That!” (Pica)

When:
July 26, 2012 @ 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
2012-07-26T16:30:00+00:00
2012-07-26T18:00:00+00:00
Where:
Washington County Public Services Building -- Auditorium
155 North 1st Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97124
USA
Cost:
Free. (Advance registration is REQUIRED, however.)
Contact:
Lori LeDuc
503-846-3130

Assigned Host:

Washington County Developmental Disabilities Program,

Presenters:

Arlene Hollums, RN @ DHS/SPD

Description:

PICA — the  swallowing of non-food items. This session will focus on the potential dangers of pica, symptoms to watch for in an individual with pica, what do if an individual has pica, practical pica interventions, and when and how to develop a protocol. Actual x-rays of individuals with pica from Oregon will be shared. “Bezoars” will be defined, described and discussed.

Directions:

Conveniently located at the final west side stop of the Max Blue line; see campus map in flyer.

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