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OPTIMIZING THE NUTRITION JOURNEY FOR THE <1500 G INFANT

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 challenges associated with the ELBW/VLBW infant, including the management principles for the first 10 days of life.

2. Understand the key elements to provide aggressive nutrition support to the ELBW/VLBW infant in the first 30 days of life.

3. Understand the critical exposure periods to human milk; how to custom fortify human milk; and what to do when the maternal milk supply diminishes.

4. Understand the role of the feeding therapist in ELBW/VLBW infant - assessing the sensory development and feeding readiness.

Target Audience: Clinical or community pediatric registered dietitians, and registered dietitians with an interest in pediatric nutrition. Other clinicians (RN, 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

Program Information Agenda:

11:00 am
Registration/Lunch/Network

11:55 am
Introduction of program

12:00 pm
“A Strong Beginning”
Mindy Morris, MSN, RNC, CNNP

12:40 pm
Break/Network

12:55 pm
“A Steadfast Nutrition Journey”
Sue Freck, RD, CSP, CNSC

1:35 pm
Break/Network

1:50 pm
“A Set Up for Success”
Karin Mitchell, MA, CCC-SLP

2:30 pm
Panel Discussion

3:00 pm
Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Program Faculty: Mindy Morris, MSN, RNC, CNNP Neonatology Nurse Practitioner Sue Freck, RD, CSP, CNSC Clinical Dietitian Karin Mitchell, MA, CCC-SLP Speech and Language Pathologist

Date:
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Time:
11:00am-3:00pm
Location:
CHOC Children's Hospital
  1201 W La Veta 2nd Floor, Wade Center
Orange, CA 92868
[click here for directions]
Contact:
For information call 714-509-8701 or email ebarr@choc.org
Fee:
Free |  Register Online

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