Fodmaps For Kids: The Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Monosaccharides And Polyols Diet In Pediatrics

Program Date: March 2016
Continuing Education Units: 1.0 Nurse Contact Hours, 1.0 Dietitian CPEU

Course Objectives:

  • List the 6 FODMAP groups and name one food source for each
  • Name the most common condition that the low FODMAP diet is used for and describe how it is purported to reduce symptoms
  • Describe how to initiate and manage a pediatric patient on a low FODMAP diet and list 2 potential concerns
  • CDR Level: 2
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 5220, 5000, 2100, 5070
  • Media Format(s): Video (English)
  • Run Time: 28 Minutes

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Christina Berberich, PharmD, MPH, RD

Medical Science Liaison, Abbott Nutrition

Dr. Christina Berberich is a Medical Science Liaison for Adult Therapeutic Nutrition Research and Development at Abbott Nutrition. Dr. Berberich earned a Bachelor of Science degree in foods and dietetics from Saint Catherine’s University in St. Paul, MN and completed a dietetic internship at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, IL. She earned a Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Administration and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree both from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Prior to her current position at Abbott, Dr. Berberich was a Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist responsible for infant formula label development, promotional material review, and notification with the Food and Drug Administration.

Prior to joining Abbott, she has worked in NICU, PICU, MICU, emergency room, inpatient psychiatric and dialysis clinics in Chicago. She has managed a WIC clinic and worked in both community and inpatient pharmacies in inner city Chicago. She has also spent time working for the Food and Drug Administration in the Office of Health and Constituent Affairs where she put together the first Health Professional Organizations Annual Conference, a workshop for health professional groups to improve communication policies and practices with FDA.

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