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NPPC-2018 - Nutrition for the Practicing Pediatric Clinician

‐ Jan 22, 2018 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

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.


  • 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



Credits: None available.