Preventing Malnutrition: Addressing Undernutrition in Young US Children


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Continuing Education Units: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
Audience: This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing pediatricians, pediatric nurses, and pediatric nutritionists/dieticians.
Release Date: December 23, 2016 Expiration Date: December 22, 2017

Program Goal: Dr. Robert Murray discusses the public health problem of undernutrition in US children and offers interventions for children at risk for growth faltering.

Learning Objectives:

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe how preventative interventions in FTT can avoid future health problems
  • Use the most effective forms of nutrition counseling
  • Relate data that shows counseling along with ONS yields better patient outcomes
  • Discuss the new data indicating that long term ONS does not lead to lower diversity of food choices or higher rates of obesity

Robert Murray, MD
Pediatric Nutrition
Department of Human Nutrition
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio