Assessing & Addressing Infant Malnutrition

Publication Date: 28 October 2016
Continuing Education Units: 0.50 /AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™ per podcast

Course Description:

This 2-¬part, on-demand CME/CE podcast series will teach learners to identify and treat nutritional deficiencies in infants and adults at increased risk. Activities will focus on the provision of effective nutritional interventions during and after the transition from hospital to home. In addition, the expert faculty will feature evidence-¬based counseling and education strategies to better engage patients and their caregivers in the treatment plan.

Course Objectives:

Podcast 1: Pediatric Nutrition and Failure to Thrive: Updated Guidance

When the podcast concludes, participants should be better able to:

  • Define infant “failure to thrive” and the impact of the condition on various health domains
  • Identify infants who exhibit nutrition-related growth delay

Podcast 2: Cases-In-Point: Improving Outcomes in the Undernourished Infant

When the podcast concludes, participants should be better able to:

  • Recognize both the common and less common signs of infant malnutrition
  • Implement individualized strategies to address nutrition-related growth delay in infants and young children

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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BENNY KERZNER, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Children's National Medical Center
George Washington University Hospital
Washington, DC

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WILLIAM F. MALCOLM, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Intermediate-Level Nurseries
Director, Special Infant Care High-Risk Follow-up Program
Department of Pediatrics/Neonatology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

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JAE H. KIM, MD, PHD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program
Nutrition Director, SPIN Program
Divisions of Neonatology & Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
UC San Diego / Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
San Diego, CA

ROBERT MURRAY, MD

Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Columbus Children's Hospital
The Ohio State University School of Medicine
Columbus, OH

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