Certificate of Training in Neonatal Nutrition

(7.0 RN CE; 7.0 RD CPEU)

This Certificate of Training is designed to build your expertise in the role nutrition can play in caring for pre-term and full-term infants.

 
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Enroll in these required courses

Enroll in and complete all five of these required online self-study courses.

If you’d like, you can also take many of these programs in a group setting. Contact your Abbott representative to schedule a program in your facility. If you need assistance, contact us.

NICU Nutrition Boot Camp: Infant Nutrition Assessment

This course lists the essential components of infant nutrition assessment; discusses anthropometric assessment and growth expectations; describes biochemical assessment; reviews clinical assessment; and describes qualitative and quantitative dietary intake assessments.

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NICU Nutrition Boot Camp: Neonatal Enteral Nutrition

This course lists the benefits of human milk compares enteral feeding alternatives; reviews recommendations for specific nutrients; and describes ways to initiate and advance enteral feedings.

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NICU Nutrition Boot Camp: Neonatal Parenteral Nutrition

This course identifies indications for use of parenteral nutrition; lists the benefits of early protein intake adequacy; and identifies parenteral dose recommendations for specific nutrients. • Describe ways to manage chronic complications associated with parenteral nutrition

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NICU Nutrition Boot Camp: Neonatal Nutrition Discharge and Follow-up

This course reviews growth and potential nutrient deficits accumulated prior to discharge. It discusses options and strategies for nutritional support at discharge, and reviews issues related to feeding progression in the high-risk newborn.

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Motivational Interviewing: Application in Working with Patients and Families

This course defines motivational interviewing (MI); identifies the five primary concerns of motivational interviewing; and demonstrates how motivational interviewing can be used to help patients change their behavior.

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Choose Two Electives

Select, enroll in and complete two of these electives.

If you’d like, you can also take many of these programs in a group setting. Contact your Abbott representative to schedule a program in your facility. If you need assistance, contact us.

Courses

 

Advances in Human Milk Fortification: Evidence for Preterm Infants - Part 1

In this course, you’ll review the challenges and recommendations for meeting nutritional needs in premature infants; learn about several types of human milk fortifiers; and review different strategies for human milk fortification.

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NICU Currents: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: An Escalating Problem for Newborns, Families and Nurses( Part 1) and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: We Aren't Done Yet!! (Part 2)

This course identifies the signs and symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), and discusses some of the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic intervention strategies for the newborn with NAS.

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NICU Currents: Ethical Issues in the NICU

This course identifies the four major principles of ethics, describes five common ethical dilemmas in the NICU, and discusses three ways to address ethical challenges in the NICU.

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Advances in Human Milk Fortification: Evidence for Preterm Infants – Part 2

In this course, you’ll evaluate research findings on human (HM) fortifiers; compare evidence for powdered, liquid, and HM-based human milk fortifiers; and review concerns about growth, metabolic acidosis, and osmolality.

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Optimizing the Human Milk Diet for Preterm Infants

In this course, you’ll learn about the advantages of enteral feeding; identify the beneficial effects of a human milk diet in the premature infant; review human milk fortification strategies; and plan a discharge diet for a preterm infant.

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Live Events

 

Challenges and Updates in Maternal- Infant Care

Maternal and Neonatal Care and Challenges

Pediatric and Neonatal Nutritional Assessment: Determining Status, Defining Malnutrition

Trending Topics in Neonatal Care

Updates in Perinatal and Neonatal Care

See if these live events are available in your region.

Note: Attending an all-day program could provide the additional 2 hours of the 7 hours to receive a Certificate of Training in Adult Malnutrition.

Final Exam

 

The final exam is a capstone assessment of what you’ve learned through the course curriculum. Please take this exam only after you’ve completed each course.

Supplemental Materials

 

These materials aren’t required as part of your certificate of training, but we think they’ll play a helpful role in your clinical practice.

 
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Infographic for patients: Human Milk Fortifiers

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Infographic for HCPs: Human Milk Oligosaccharides

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Infographic for HCPs: 2’-FL Human Milk Oligosaccharide

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Infographic for patients: Human Milk Oligosaccharides

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Infographic for patients: Cow’s Milk Allergy

Enroll in these required courses

Enroll in and complete all five of these required online self-study courses.

If you’d like, you can also take many of these programs in a group setting. Contact your Abbott representative to schedule a program in your facility. If you need assistance, contact us.

Acid-Base Balance and Blood Gas Interpretation in the Neonate

Reviews principles of acid-base balance in the neonate.

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Advances in Human Milk Fortification: Evidence for Preterm Infants - Part 1

In this course, you’ll review the challenges and recommendations for meeting nutritional needs in premature infants; learn about several types of human milk fortifiers; and review different strategies for human milk fortification.

CLOSE 

Advances in Human Milk Fortification: Evidence for Preterm Infants – Part 2

In this course, you’ll evaluate research findings on human (HM) fortifiers; compare evidence for powdered, liquid, and HM-based human milk fortifiers; and review concerns about growth, metabolic acidosis, and osmolality.

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Handling Human Milk and Formula in Healthcare Facilities: Tried and True What’s New

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Motivational Interviewing: Application in Working with Patients and Families

This course defines motivational interviewing (MI); identifies the five primary concerns of motivational interviewing; and demonstrates how motivational interviewing can be used to help patients change their behavior.

CLOSE 

Choose Two Electives

Select, enroll in and complete two of these electives.

If you’d like, you can also take many of these programs in a group setting. Contact your Abbott representative to schedule a program in your facility. If you need assistance, contact us.

Courses

 

NICU Currents: Current Use of Donor Human Milk in the NICU: Evidence-Based Practice

This course identifies the benefits of using donor human milk; describes "milk sharing," and several notes of caution for parents; and discusses the differences and similarities between a mother's own milk and donated human milk.

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Maximizing Infant Nutrition Through Human Milk Oligosaccharides

This course defines the role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) in infant development; identifies the multifunctional benefits of 2’-Fucosyllactose (2’-FL) HMO; and reviews the clinical impact of 2’-FL HMO on immune development.

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Emerging and Converging Fields of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (Hmos) and the Gut Microbiome

This course defines the function and review the clinical evidence supporting the role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs); describes potential health care and development benefits of 2’-FL HMO in preterm and term infants; and describes the colonization of the microbiome.

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NICU Currents: Little Tummies, Big Decisions: Individualizing the NICU Graduate’s Discharge Nutrition Prescription

This course describes published recommendations and study outcomes regarding feeding options for preterm infants post-discharge. It considers the available evidence and expert recommendations when assessing the appropriateness of fortified or unfortified breast milk feedings for an individual NICU graduate, as well as available evidence and expert recommendations health care practitionerse should consider when assessing the appropriateness of various types of formula for an individual NICU graduate.

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NICU Currents: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: An Escalating Problem for Newborns, Families and Nurses( Part 1) and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: We Aren't Done Yet!! (Part 2)

This course identifies the signs and symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), and discusses some of the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic intervention strategies for the newborn with NAS.

CLOSE 

NICU Currents: Ethical Issues in the NICU

This course identifies the four major principles of ethics, describes five common ethical dilemmas in the NICU, and discusses three ways to address ethical challenges in the NICU.

CLOSE 

Optimizing the Human Milk Diet for Preterm Infants

In this course, you’ll learn about the advantages of enteral feeding; identify the beneficial effects of a human milk diet in the premature infant; review human milk fortification strategies; and plan a discharge diet for a preterm infant.

CLOSE 

Live Events

 

Challenges and Updates in Maternal- Infant Care

Maternal and Neonatal Care and Challenges

Pediatric and Neonatal Nutritional Assessment: Determining Status, Defining Malnutrition

Trending Topics in Neonatal Care

Updates in Perinatal and Neonatal Care

See if these live events are available in your region.

Note: Attending an all-day program could provide the additional 2 hours of the 7 hours to receive a Certificate of Training in Adult Malnutrition.

Final Exam

 

The final exam is a capstone assessment of what you’ve learned through the course curriculum. Please take this exam only after you’ve completed each course.

Supplemental Materials

 

These materials aren’t required as part of your certificate of training, but we think they’ll play a helpful role in your clinical practice.

 
conference-photo.JPG

Infographic for patients: Human Milk Fortifiers

conference-photo.JPG

Infographic for HCPs: Human Milk Oligosaccharides

conference-photo.JPG

Infographic for HCPs: 2’-FL Human Milk Oligosaccharide

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Infographic for patients: Human Milk Oligosaccharides

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Infographic for patients: Cow’s Milk Allergy

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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.

Abbott Nutrition’s Provider Statement for Dietitian CPEUs:

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute 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 these activities/materials.

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