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NPPC-2021 - Nutrition Support for the Practicing Pediatric Clinician (NPPC-2021)

‐ Mar 20, 2021 12:00pm

This pediatric focused preconference course will cover aspects of pediatric nutrition support ranging from nutrition assessment to implementation in complex patient populations. Specifically, participants in this course will learn more about: nutrition assessment, exam and monitoring; enteral and parenteral nutrition primers; medication interactions with nutrition support, enteral feeding tubes and intravenous access; and nutrition support in special populations including patients with inflammatory bowel disease, cystic fibrosis and those on restrictive diets. A dynamic, seasoned, and multidisciplinary group of speakers from a variety of specialty areas will lead this exciting pediatric preconference course.

Pediatric Nutrition Assessment, Exam and Monitoring

Mark Corkins, MD, CNSC, FASPEN, AGAF, FAAP, Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Enteral Nutrition Primer
Laura Gearman, RD, LD, CNSC, Clinical Nutrition Manager, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Parenteral Nutrition Primer
Julia Muzzy Williamson, PharmD, CNSC, BCPPS, BCNSP, Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, Sanford Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Practice, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Medication Interactions with Nutrition and Feeding Tubes
Kyle Hampson, PharmD, BCNSP, CNSC, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Practical Considerations for Exclusive Enteral Nutrition in IBD
Dale Lee, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Medical Director, Clinical Nutrition, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis
Elissa Downs, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Caring for the Pediatric Patient on a Restricted Diet
Taryn Van Brennan, RD, Clinical Dietitian, Allergy and Immunology, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO


Ruba Abdelhadi, MD, CNSC, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine; Associate Director for Education and Faculty Development, Gastroenterology Director, Nutrition Support and Nutrition Services Programs, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

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Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize components of nutrition focused assessments and exams as well as nutrition related monitoring to optimize nutrition related patient outcomes
  • Design enteral nutrition (EN) and parenteral nutrition (PN) regimens according to the changing nutritional needs and clinical status of pediatric patients
  • Manage drug-nutrient interactions with EN and PN delivery devices
  • Describe practical considerations in providing nutrition support to pediatric patients with special conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, cystic fibrosis, and those on restrictive diets