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ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference


NPPC-2018 - Nutrition for the Practicing Pediatric Clinician


Jan 22, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jan 22, 2018 4:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $79.00
Members: $49.00

Description

Pediatric patients present a myriad of challenges for the clinician. Join us for this course focusing on managing the pediatric patient from a nutrition perspective. This pre-conference course offers practical skills for clinical nutrition practice for dietitians, physicians, nurses, and pharmacists. Faculty experts will dive into a variety of topics, including the use of human milk in special populations, incorporating nutrition focused physical exam in a nutrition assessment, neonatal nutrition, calculating nutrient needs in the complex pediatric population, and treating feeding aversions in the tube fed child.

Objectives:

  • Describe the benefits of the use of human milk in fragile patient populations
  • State a current nutrient recommendation for the neonatal population
  • Identify the benefits of nutrition focused physical exam as part of a nutrition assessment
  • Identify a strategy in treating feeding aversion in the tube fed child
  • Assess the best tools to use to calculate the nutrient needs of the complex pediatric patient

Speaker(s):

  • Yimin Chen, PhD, RD, CNSC, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Mark Corkins, MD, SPR, FAAP, AGAF, Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • Rashelle Berry, MPH, MS, RDN , Lead Nutritionist, Pediatric Feeding Program, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
  • Susanna Huh, MD, MPH, Director, Growth and Nutrition Program; Associate Director, Center for Nutrition , Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Credits

Credits: None available.

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