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Nutrition for the Pediatric Clinician: Nutrition Support of the At-Risk Pediatric Patient and Other Nutrition Challenges (NPPC-2022)

‐ May 17, 2022 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

Providing nutrition care is an integral part of providing care for a child, yet each child has unique needs for their age, co-morbidities, and social environment. This session will focus on improving clinician skills in providing nutrition care to pediatric patients across the age spectrum.

A variety of challenging and timely topics will be discussed, including the impact of drug shortages on pediatric patients, micronutrient monitoring in patients with autism spectrum disorders, probiotic use in neonates, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, patient and caregiver education, novel lipid emulsions, optimization of bone health, and nutrition in bone marrow transplant. Attendees will leave the session with insight into nutrition support topics for a variety of clinical scenarios and will be able to implement this knowledge to improve care for pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe novel nutrition formulations and the impact of drug shortages on pediatric nutrition care
  2. Identify best practices in patient and family education and behavioral interventions to improve nutrition care
  3. Compare and contrast clinical issues in providing pediatric nutrition care and select appropriate management strategies

Impact of Drug Shortages on Pediatric Nutrition Support
Mary Petrea Cober, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, FASPEN, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH

Micronutrient Deficiencies in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Gina Rempel, MD, FRCPC, Medical Lead, Nutrition Support and Complex Care, Children's Hospital of Manitoba at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, Pediatrics and Child Health Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Caregiver Education in the Era of Cultural and Literacy Diversity

Beth Lyman, MSN, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, Consultant, Nutrition Support Nurse Consultant, LLC, Smithville, MO

A Practical Approach to Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder in Pediatrics

Mary Pat Turon-Findley, MEd, RD, CMHIMP, LD, Registered Dietitian III, Division of Nutrition Therapy, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Optimizing Bone Health with Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Ruba Abdelhadi, MD, CNSC, NASPGHAN-F, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Director, Nutrition Support and Nutrition Services Programs, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

New Perspectives on Novel Lipid Emulsions

Kyle Hampson, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, CNSC, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Clinical Pharmacy Educator, Pediatrics and Nutrition Support, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Probiotics in Neonates

Lucy Pappas, MS, RD, CSP, LD, Clinical Nutrition Specialist III, Senior Neonatal Dietitian, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO







Credits: None available.