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Pediatric Nutrition Series

The Pediatric Nutrition Series is distinctly focused on infant, toddler, childhood and adolescent nutrition. Designed to meet the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) content specifications and the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The series offers case studies with answers and applied learning activities.

 
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10 Things You Must Know About Nutrition

Faculty: Robert Murray, MD. Department of Human Nutrition College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University.

Description: This lecture will enable the resident to describe the fundamentals of high quality, age appropriate nutrition counseling.

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Be Knowledgeable About Breastfeeding

Faculty: Richard Schanler, M.D. Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Schneider Children's Hospital at North Shore.

Description: This module provides an overview of breastfeeding and helps guide the resident in advocating for breastfeeding in their institution.

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Dehydration and Rehydration Techniques

Faculty: Mark A. Gilger, M.D., Professor, Pediatrics, Section Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine

Description: This module provides a review of GI physiology and acute diarrheal illnesses. Assessment methods and treatment modalities including oral rehydration and refeeding are addressed.

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Fluids, Glucose, Calcium & Parenteral Nutrition for the Neonate

Faculty: Richard Schanler, M.D. Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Schneider Children's Hospital at North Shore.

Description: This module addresses parenteral nutritional issues for premature infants.

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Enteral Nutrition for Premature Infants

Faculty: Richard Schanler, M.D. Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Schneider Children's Hospital at North Shore.

Description: This module addresses enteral nutritional issues for premature infants.

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Over-Nutrition in Teens: Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

Faculty: Aymin Delgado-Borrego, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Description: This module addresses the topic of obesity, providing information on standard terminology and pathophysiology, the clinical evaluation, and management of the overweight and obese adolescent.

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Toddler Feeding: Navigating the Transition

Faculty: Amber H. Langshaw, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Description: This module addresses the transition from a primarily liquid diet through toddler self-feeding. It addresses nutrition implications as well as behavioral challenges.

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Sports and Nutrition

Faculty: Tracie Miller, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Director of the Division of Pediatric Clinical Research, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Description: This module presents key information about today's sports nutrition topics relevant to child and teen athletes. Topics include energy requirements, macro- and micronutrient needs, hydration and thermoregulation, dietary supplements, and vegetarian nutrition.

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Eating Disorders in Teens

Faculty: Lesley Smith, MD, Director of Pediatric Hepatology, Pediatric Medical Director, Liver & Small Bowel Transplantation, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Description: This module presents key information about eating disorders in today’s teens. In addition to describing the epidemiology and pathogenesis of eating disorders, it will review a treatment and referral plan for patients with eating disorders.

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TPN and Enteral Feeds for Children

Faculty: Debora Duro, MD, Medical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Nutrition Program, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Description: This module presents key information about parenteral and enteral feeding for children. It will review the indications for parenteral therapy and enteral nutrition. For TPN, there will be an overview of the principles and examples for assessing intravenous calories, components and complications associated with parenteral nutrition. For Enteral, a review of formula selections along with the usage and considerations for tube feedings.

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Sports Nutrition for the Teen Athlete

Faculty: Delphis Richardson, MD, FAAP, President, Mesa Pediatric Professional Association, Tempe, AZ

Description: This module addresses nutritional needs and considerations in the athlete at various stages of adolescence.

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Management of Adolescent Eating Disorders in the Medical Setting

Faculty: Terrill Bravender, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of Adolescent Health. Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio and Betty Staples, MD, Children’s Primary Care, Duke University Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Durham, NC

Description: This module addresses the prevalence and risk factors associated with adolescent eating disorders, and how to administer appropriate treatment in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

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Impact of Maternal Nutrition on Children’s Health

Faculty: Robert Murray, MD. Department of Human Nutrition College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University.

Description: This module addresses the impacts of mother's nutrition on her developing fetus as well as ideal practices to ensure a healthy pregnancy.

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The Challenge of Complementary Foods for Babies

Faculty: Debra L. Best, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Primary Care, Duke University School of Medicine

Description: This module addresses the addition of complementary foods to the diet of infants. It will focus on the types of complementary foods available, nutritional considerations, and behavioral issues associated with adding complementary foods.

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Nutrition in Adolescents: Promoting Optimal Health

Faculty: Betty Staples, MD, Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Primary Care, Duke University School of Medicine and Richard J Chung, MD, Director, Adolescent Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

Description: This module addresses the nutritional needs of adolescents as well as the number of social and emotional factors that impact the nutrition of normal adolescents. Nutritional abnormalities will be addressed including nutritional deficiencies and early identification of adolescents with eating problems or disorders.

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Counseling Mothers and Families about Breastfeeding and Breastfeeding Concerns

Faculty: Debra L. Best, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Primary Care, Duke University School of Medicine

Description: This module addresses the understanding of breastfeeding initiation and discontinuation practices of mothers as well as the common barriers to continued breastfeeding. Cases are utilized to help residents develop skills in counseling mothers with various breastfeeding issues.

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Basic Newborn Nutritional Needs

Faculty: Christina J. Valentine M.D.,M.S.,R.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology, Perinatal, and Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Description: This module will provide residents a foundation on the nutritional needs of newborns, and address the composition of, and indications for the use of newborn formulas and fortifiers.

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Basic Newborn Nutritional Formulas

Faculty: Christina J. Valentine M.D.,M.S.,R.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology, Perinatal, and Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Description: This module describes the elements of commonly available formulas for infants. It lists the five most common problems in formula-feeding infants and the best methods to resolve these problems.

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) Series

Help patients discover their motivation for change. The Motivational Interviewing Series is designed to prepare learners for the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Performance Improvement Module on motivational interviewing. These modules review strategies for enhancing the patient’s motivation for change by exploring and resolving ambivalence. The six modules provide an engaging and discovery-based experience.

 
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An approach for addressing ambivalence for change

Faculty: Julia Wacker, MSW, MPH, Program Manager, Mobile Medication Program, North Carolina Hospital Association Foundation, Certified, Motivational Interviewing Supervision and Consultation

Description: This module explains the foundation for Motivational Interviewing, and includes a brief introduction to each of the 4 core techniques: expressing empathy and exploring ambivalence, developing the discrepancy, rolling with resistance, and supporting self-efficacy.

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Fundamentals of the Patient Interview

Faculty: Julia Wacker, MSW, MPH, Program Manager, Mobile Medication Program, North Carolina Hospital Association Foundation, Certified, Motivational Interviewing Supervision and Consultation

Description: Residents will review the fundamental concepts in motivational interviewing including partnering with the patient, understanding the patient’s reasons for making change, using affirmations and developing a patient-driven change plan

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Core Technique #1 - Express Empathy and Explore Ambivalence

Faculty: Julia Wacker, MSW, MPH, Program Manager, Mobile Medication Program, North Carolina Hospital Association Foundation, Certified, Motivational Interviewing Supervision and Consultation

Description: This is a crucial first step in trying to initiative the change process in patients.

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Core Technique #2 – Develop the Discrepancy

Faculty: Julia Wacker, MSW, MPH, Program Manager, Mobile Medication Program, North Carolina Hospital Association Foundation, Certified, Motivational Interviewing Supervision and Consultation

Description: Helping to elicit change talk, residents will learn about where patients believe the disconnect is between their current behavior and desired behaviors.

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Core Technique #3 – Roll with Resistance

Faculty: Julia Wacker, MSW, MPH, Program Manager, Mobile Medication Program, North Carolina Hospital Association Foundation, Certified, Motivational Interviewing Supervision and Consultation

Description: Residents will learn to effectively respond to patient resistance to help address these situations and make the patient generate the reasons for making the change.

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Core Technique #4 – Support Self-Efficacy

Faculty: Julia Wacker, MSW, MPH, Program Manager, Mobile Medication Program, North Carolina Hospital Association Foundation, Certified, Motivational Interviewing Supervision and Consultation

Description: Residents will learn how to foster patients’ beliefs that they can, in fact, make changes in their lives.

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ADULT NUTRITION SERIES

Your online training resource to advance your level of learning and comprehension in the area of adult nutrition. Comprehensive topics to address different patient types and is exclusively designed to meet the board certification content specification and Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) guidelines.

 
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Enteral Nutrition for premature Infants

Faculty: Richard Schanler, M.D. Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Schneider Children's Hospital at North Shore.

Description: This module addresses enteral nutritional issues for premature infants.

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Impact of Maternal Nutrition on Children’s Health

Faculty: Robert Murray, MD. Department of Human Nutrition College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University.

Description: This module addresses the impacts of mother’s nutrition on her developing fetus as well as ideal practices to ensure a healthy pregnancy.

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Nutrition Screening and Assessment

Faculty: Cindy Hamilton, MS, RD, LD, CNSD. Director of Nutrition at the Cleveland Clinic.

Description: This module addresses risk factors for malnutrition, the purpose of nutrition screening tools and describes nutrition assessment tools and techniques.

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Rationale for Medical Nutrition Therapy

Faculty: Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, CNS. Nutrition Support Dietitian at Mt. Carmel West Hospital. Board of Directors ASPEN.

Description: This module reviews the definition and rationale for medical nutrition therapy as well as the outcomes associated with nutrition support.

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