Pediatric Currents: Applying Malnutrition Indicators in the Preterm and Neonatal Population

Program Date: 26 September 2019
Publication Date: 26 September 2019
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

Course Description:

In this course, you’ll describe why identifying malnutrition in preterm infants and neonates is important; review the recommended malnutrition indicators; and read practical case study examples to identify the malnutrition indicators.

Course Objectives:

•Describe why identifying malnutrition in preterm infants and neonates is important to improve clinical outcomes.
•Review the recommended malnutrition indicators for the preterm/neonatal population.
•Read practical case study examples to identify the malnutrition indicators.
  • CDR Level: 2
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 3000, 5060, 5285
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 4.1.7, 8.3.5
  • Run Time: 60

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Dena L. Goldberg, PhD, RDN

Clinical Dietitian II
Carilion Children’s Hospital
Roanoke, VA, USA
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Maura Sandrock, MS, RDN, CD

Pediatric Clinical Dietitian
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, WA, USA
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