Empowering Clinicians to Overcome Everyday Nutritional Challenges Facing Children With ADHD

Program Date: June 2014
Continuing Education Units: 1.0 Nurse Contact Hours, 1.0 Dietitian CPEU

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the impact of stimulant medications used for behavioral disorders on appetite suppression and eventual growth attenuation.
  • Review best-in-class nutrition intervention treatment steps and approaches for both children and parents.
  • Discuss the role of nutrition as a critical part of treatment for food aversion caused by appetite suppressing medications.
  • Identify the collaborative roles of a cross functional team of healthcare professionals when treating patients with food aversions.
  • CDR Level: 1
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 5440, 5070
  • Media Format(s): Audio (English)
  • Run Time: 51 Minutes

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Daniel L. Coury, MD

Chief of the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, OH

Daniel Coury, MD is Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University. He also serves as chief of the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, regularly reviews for several journals, and has served on the editorial board of the medical journals Pediatrics and Ambulatory Pediatrics. He has served on the Sub-board on Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics of the American Board of Pediatrics, and as a member of the Bright Futures Education Center advisory committee. He is also active in conducting pediatric psychopharmacology clinical trials, participating in over thirty ADHD trials in children and adolescents over the past decade.

Jill Castle, MS, RDN, CDN

Owner of Castle Nutrition
Childhood Nutrition & Feeding Expert
New Canaan, CT

Jill Castle has practiced as a registered dietitian/nutritionist in the field of pediatric nutrition for over 23 years, including private practice. She is the co-author of Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to High School, and creator of Just the Right Byte, a childhood nutrition blog. She is currently writing her second book focused on feeding the young athlete. Jill is the Food Allergies expert for About.com, and regularly contributes to USA Swimming, US Rowing, the National Alliance for Youth Sports blog, Sporting Kids magazine, and Bundoo.com as a childhood nutrition expert. Jill has spoken to a wide variety of groups, from parent groups to national organizations and is regularly quoted in popular print and online publications as a leading childhood nutrition expert.


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