Neonatal Fundamentals: Enteral Nutrition
Course Description:In this updated course, Laura Meredith-Dennis, MAS, RD will emphasize the importance of a neonatal dietitian; list several significant benefits of human milk; review recommendations for the very low birth weight, preterm infant; compare enteral feeding alternatives; and describe ways to initiate and advance enteral feedings in the NICU.
- CDR Level: 2
- Performance Indicators: 8.1.1, 8.2.3, 10.3.2
- Run Time: 48
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Laura Meredith-Dennis, MAS, RD
Laura Meredith-Dennis is a Neonatal Dietitian with over 20 years of experience managing the nutrition care of preterm infants in a level 3 NICU. Laura obtained her BS in Nutrition Science from the University of California, Davis, and in 2015, obtained her MAS (Master of Advanced Study) in maternal and child nutrition again at the University of California, Davis. She values educating dietitians, physicians, nurses as well as students on the importance of optimal nutrition provision for this most vulnerable patient population. She has shared her knowledge and expertise nationwide as a speaker for Abbott Nutrition for over 10 years.
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Abbott Nutrition Health Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider #CEP 11213.
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Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (RO002), is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR credentialed practitioners will receive continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/materials. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
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