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M31 - Pediatric Obesity from the Community to Critical Care (M31)

‐ Mar 28, 2022 3:00pm


  1. Recognize the epidemiology of pediatric obesity and how heath equity/social determinants of health impact the care of children with obesity
  2. Construct a nutrition support plan for a critically ill child with obesity
  3. Describe the importance of nutrition support and education for the adolescent undergoing bariatric surgery


Pediatric Obesity and the Impacts of SocialDeterminants of Health

Lauren Fiechtner, MD, MPH, Director of Nutrition, Division of Gastroenterology and Pediatric Health Outcomes Research, Mass General Hospital for Children; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Formulating a Nutrition Support Plan for theCritically Ill Obese Child
Katelyn Ariagno, RD, LDN, CNSC, CSPCC, Clinical Nutrition Specialist III; Parenteral Nutrition Education Coordinator, Center for Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Nutrition Support Before and After AdolescentBariatric Surgery
Sarah Raatz, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition; Pediatric Obesity Medicine Fellow, Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Sharon Irving, PhD, CRNP, FCCM, FAAN, FASPEN, Associate Professor of Pediatric Nursing; Vice Chair, Department of Family and Community Heath, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA

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This session includes pediatric content