Neonatal Fundamentals: Discharge and Follow-Up
Course Description:In this course, you’ll review growth and potential nutrient deficits; discuss human milk and infant formula options for nutritional support at discharge; describe issues related to feeding progression in the high-risk newborn.
- Review growth and potential nutrient deficits accumulated prior to discharge.
- Discuss human milk and infant formula options for nutritional support at discharge.
- Describe two issues for each option related to feeding progression in the high-risk newborn.
- Run Time: 57
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RDN
Sharon Groh-Wargo is a Neonatal Nutritionist in the Department of Pediatrics at MetroHealth Medical Center and an Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Sharon has over 40 years of experience, is a nationally known speaker and researcher, and has authored numerous publications on neonatal nutrition. She is an editor of both editions of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition. She is a contributor to the Academy’s online Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual and she authored a new chapter on “Lactoengineering” for the 3rd edition of “Infant and Pediatric Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities”. Dr. Groh-Wargo participates in the Pre-B Project, sponsored by the NIH in cooperation with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which was convened to perform systematic reviews of neonatal nutrition and to set national dietary guidelines for the premature infant.
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