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Assessing Body Composition To Optimize Growth
In this course, you’ll identify body composition assessment tools for pediatric patients; discuss the need for early identification of nutritional risk; review nutrition interventions to support catch-up growth; and describe the causes and consequences of faltering growth and windows of opportunity for catch-up growth. Originally presented at the Nutrition & Growth Conference on 27 August 2020.
Human Milk Oligosaccharides: Mechanisms of Action and Emerging Science
In this course, David R Hill, PhD, defines the role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) in infant development and health; discusses insights into the mechanism of action of HMOs; and summarizes the preclinical evidence supporting the impact of HMOs on cognition, gut health, and immunity.
Nutrition Assessment of the Preterm Infant
In this course, you’ll review the components of a newborn nutrition assessment; discuss the nutritional requirements of a neonate; and introduce concepts related to malnutrition in newborns.
Improving Outcomes with Early, Individualized Nutrition Intervention: It's Worth the EFFORT
In this course, you’ll summarize new evidence on the benefits of early, individualized nutrition intervention in hospitalized patients; identify the impact of enteral nutrition; and demonstrate strategies to incorporate evidence and guidelines for early, individualized nutrition intervention into clinical practice. Originally presented at the 2020 virtual ASPEN Conference.
Pediatric Currents: Screening for Malnutrition Risk in Pediatrics
In this course, Patricia Becker MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC, FAND, will teach you the value of screening children for malnutrition; define the terms nutrition screen and nutrition assessment; and identify four pediatric nutrition screening tools that have been clinically validated.