Malnutrition Awareness Week 2018

WEB180925 - Putting the Neonatal/Preterm Infant Malnutrition Indicators into Practice

Sep 25, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Sep 25, 2018 5:00pm

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Description

This year’s Malnutrition Awareness Week will be focused on the nutrition screening process and diagnosing malnutrition within specialty populations. The programs will also address continued treatment of malnourished individuals after discharge. This webinar will address the criteria for defining infants as neonate and/or preterm. It will also detail the process of assessment and diagnosing of malnutrition in this population.

Objectives:

  • Define the criteria by which infants are classified as a neonate and/or preterm
  • Provide detailed discussion of each recommended indicator of malnutrition
  • Outline the thresholds used to define mild, moderate, and severe malnutrition

Moderator(s):

  • Diane Barsky, MD, Medical Director; Pediatric Nutrition Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Home Parenteral Nutrition Service; Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Speaker(s):

  • Dena Goldberg, PhD, RD, Clinical Dietitian II, Neonatal Specialist, Carilion Children's Hospital, Roanoke, VA
  • Susan Carlson, MMSc, RD, CSP, LD, Neonatal Dietitian, Department of Food and Nutrition Services, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

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