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M41 - What Do I Do with This Kid? Challenging Cases in Pediatric Nutrition (M41)

‐ Mar 22, 2021 5:00pm


Ann-Marie Brown, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC, CCRN, CNE, FCCM, Associate Clinical Professor, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

The Critically Ill Obese Child from the PICU to the Floor
Heather Skillman, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC, Pediatric Critical Care Dietitian, Clinical Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO

The Child Who Needs Hypocaloric Feeds
Stephanie Criteser, RD, CSP, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, Clinical Nutrition, Children’s Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO

The Child on ECMO
Kimberly Mills, MD, Staff Physician, Division of Cardiovascular Critical Care, Department of Cardiology, Boston Children’s Hospital; Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Praveen Goday, MBBS, CNSC, Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

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Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the nutritional issues that arise for children in challenging nutritional situations including: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), critical illness and obesity, and hypocaloric feeds
  • Describe possible interventions for children on ECMO, children who are critically ill and also have obesity, and for children who require hypocaloric feeds
  • Compare different methods for optimizing nutrition for children in difficult nutrition situations