WEBINAR SERIES: PREBIOTICS & PROBIOTICS IN NEONATAL & INFANT HEALTH

Course Description:

In each of these four interrelated, live webinars, a two-member faculty panel discusses optimal approaches to neonatal nutrition, using case examples to illustrate key points and emphasize the role of nutrition in promoting long-term health. Each event will allow time for an open-audience discussion. Note: This series is supported by an Abbott Nutrition educational grant.

FREE Continuing Education: Up to 3.0 CME/CE/CPEU credits

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the importance of the microbiome and neonatal nutrition on the developing immune system
  • Describe the factors that contribute to the development of NEC
  • Review the latest data on the use of probiotics and prebiotics in the NICU
  • Summarize evidence-based recommendations on the use of prebiotics and probiotics in neonatal care

Modules

Mysteries of the Microbiome: What You Need to Know About Its Impact on Infant Health

DATE: 26 June
TIME: 6:00 PM EDT

FACULTY

Michael Caplan, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine
Northshore University Health SystemChicago, IL, USA

Philip M. Sherman MD, FRCPC
Professor of Paediatrics and Microbiology
Hospital for Sick Children
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Unraveling the Mysteries of its Causes, Treatment & Prevention

DATE: 10 July
TIME: 7:00 PM EDT

FACULTY

Mark A. Underwood, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Neonatology
UC Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA, USA

Philip M. Sherman MD, FRCPC
Professor of Paediatrics and Microbiology
Hospital for Sick Children
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Optimizing Nutrition in the NICU: Putting Prebiotics and Probiotics to Work

DATE: 17 July
TIME: 7:00 PM EDT

FACULTY

Michael Caplan, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Northshore University Health System
Chicago, IL, USA

Mark A Underwood, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Neonatology
UC Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA, USA

Guidance from the Guidelines: What is the Role of Prebiotics and Probiotics in Neonatal and Infant Nutrition?

DATE: 24 July
TIME: 7:00 PM EDT

FACULTY

Ravi Patel, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA, USA

John M. Rosen, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kansas City, MO, USA

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