Recognizing the Child at Risk for Undernutrition

Program Date: 26 May 2021
Publication Date: 2 September 2021
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 0.5; Dietitian CPEU: 0.5

Course Description:

In this course, you’ll describe the consequences of malnutrition; discuss how to detect those at high risk for malnutrition; and review practical approaches on how to address malnutrition in clinical settings. Originally presented at the 5th annual Growth Summit on May 26, 2021.

Course Objectives:

• Describe the consequences of malnutrition.
• Discuss how to detect those at high risk for malnutrition.
• Review practical approaches on how to address malnutrition in clinical settings.
  • CDR Level: 1
  • Performance Indicators: 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 10.1.3
  • Run Time: 29

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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Miguel Ángel Guagnelli, MD, MSc

Pediatric Endocrinologist
Clinical Epidemiology Unit
Hospital Infantil de Mexico “Federico Gomez”
Mexico City, Mexico
Dr. Miguel Ángel Guagnelli obtained an MD from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and specialized in Pediatrics in “La Raza” National Medical Center. He has a Master´s Degree in Pediatric Endocrinology from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, at Vall d’Hebrón Hospital. He also has a Master´s Degree in Clinical Epidemiologý from UNAM and is currently developing a PhD project. He teaches Clinical Epidemiology in the same institution in undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has published papers about vitamin D, bone health in children and adults.
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