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

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