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RD'S IN PRACTICE: ADVANCING PRACTICE IN PEDIATRIC NUTRITION

PKU Management: Medical and Nutritional Strategies to Improve Life-long Diet Adherence

RD's In Practice is an educational program aimed at advancing clinical knowledge and ideas in specialty areas of pediatric nutrition. Didactic lectures, question/answer sessions, and networking opportunities will allow time for attendees to discuss emerging topics, evidence based practice and solutions to practice dilemmas.

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Program Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the natural history of PKU and how newborns are identified through newborn screening.
  2. Understand the psychological challenges associated with adherent and non-adherent PKU patients.
  3. Understand the treatment concepts of the PKU diet and its challenges.
  4. Discuss educational approaches to improve diet adherence at all ages.

Target Audience: Clinical or community pediatric registered dietitians, and registered dietitians with an interest in pediatric nutrition. Other clinicians (NP, OT, SLP, MD, PA) and students are welcome to attend.

Lunch will be provided | 3 CPE units will be offered

Sponsored by Nutricia North America

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Program Information:

AGENDA

11:00am
Registration/Lunch/Network

11:55am
Introduction of program

12:00pm
PKU - 80 years of discovery, diagnosis, diet, and developments
Richard Chang, MD

12:45pm
Break/Network

1:00pm
PKU Nutrition Management – Traditional Approach
Mary Sowa, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC
Emily Barr, MS, RD, CSP

1:45pm
Break/Network

2:00pm
PKU Case Studies and Custom Designed Approach for Diet Adherence
Mary Sowa, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC
Emily Barr, MS, RD, CSP

2:55pm
Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Program Faculty:

Richard Chang, MD
Metabolic Physician
Medical Biochemical Geneticist - Metabolic Division

Mary Sowa, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian

Emily Barr, MS, RD, CSP
Clinical Dietitian

Date:
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time:

11:00 - 3:00

Location:
CHOC Children’s Hospital
  1201 West La Veta Ave
Orange, CA 92868
[click here for directions]
Contact:

Shonda Brown, RD sbrown@choc.org or 714-509-7829

Fee:

Free


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