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TH24 - Updates in Neonatal Growth and Malnutrition Assessment (TH24)

‐ Apr 20, 2023 4:00pm


  1. Identify tools for growth assessment in neonates and their impact on neonatal nutrition
  2. Describe methods for body composition assessment in neonates and infants and their value in nutrition assessment
  3. Explain the practical implementation of neonatal and infant malnutrition assessment in clinical practice

Growth Assessment of the Preterm Infant: Methods, Resources, Documentation and Goals
Jacqueline Keller, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC, Principal Dietitian NICU, Department of Food and Nutrition Services, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

Neonatal and Infant Body Composition: Measurement and Clinical Implications
Kara Calkins, MD, MS, Associate Professor Neonatalogy, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Neonatal Malnutrition: Practical Implementation for the NICU
Patricia Becker, MS, RDN, CSP, FAND, Pediatric - Neonatal Nutrition Specialist; Owner, PediatricMalnutrition.com and KidsRD.com, Cincinnati, OH

Celina Cowan, MS, RD, CSPCC, LD, CNSC, Manager of Nutrition Services, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

This session includes pediatric content

Supported by Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition