Understanding Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome: A Dietetic Led Approach to Management

Program Date: 18 May 2021
Publication Date: 9 September 2021
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

Course Description:

In this UK hosted course, you’ll recognise the presentation and management of non-IgE-mediated cow’s milk allergy in relation to FPIES; demonstrate how symptom resolution is possible using an appropriate amino acid-based formula; and assess the impact of FPIES on nutritional status and growth in infancy with reference to current national and international guidelines. Originally presented as a live webinar on May 18, 2021.

Course Objectives:

• Recognise the presentation and management of non-IgE-mediated cow’s milk allergy in relation to FPIES.
• Demonstrate how symptom resolution is possible using an appropriate amino acid-based formula.
• Assess the impact of FPIES on nutritional status and growth in infancy with reference to current national and international guidelines.
  • CDR Level: 2
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.1.2, 8.1.4
  • Run Time: 50

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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Carina Venter, PhD, RD

Allergy Specialist Dietitian, Children's Hospital Colorado
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado
Denver, CO, USA
Dr Carina Venter is an Allergy Specialist Dietitian and Associate Professor of Paediatrics, Section of Allergy/Immunology, at the Children's Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado Denver, where she is conducting research in allergy prevention and working with children with food allergies. Dr Venter is a member of American, European, and British allergy societies. She is a member of European and American food allergy guidelines on allergy prevention. She was also a member of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (UK) and National Institutes for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Food Allergy guidelines.
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Rebecca Stevenson, MSc, RD

Medical Director, UK
Abbott Nutrition International
Maidenhead, UK
Rebecca Stevenson has served as the Medical Director of Abbott Nutrition UK since 2016. She has an extensive background in clinical nutrition working as a Paediatric Dietitian specializing in liver, gastroenterology, neonatology, allergy, and general paediatrics at Kings College Hospital trust, Royal London Hospital, UCLH. Additionally, she has worked as a Paediatrric and Sports Nutrition Dietitian in her own consultant business for several years prior to joining Abbott. She is a member of the British Dietetic Association and served on the research committee for 3 years. Volunteer experience includes serving as a volunteer mentor for Chiva Africa as a member of the interdisciplinary team in Zwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa for HIV anti-retroviral roll out education.
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