E-Learning Programs

The Nestlé Nutrition Institute offers continuing education for physicians, dietitians/nutritionists and nurses via e-learning courses.

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Nutritional Insights: Highlights from Advances In Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition

Infant / Pediatric

CE Accredited Program CME Accredited Program

These activities are supported by an educational grant from Nestlé Nutrition Institute and sponsored by Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Learning Network.

Original program date: Feb 24, 2016
Expiration date: Feb 24, 2017

Continuing Education

  • 1.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
  • 1.50 / CE for Nurses
  • 1.50 / CPEU for Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietetic Technicians
CDR level: 1
Runtime: 90 minutes

Program Description:

The goal of this enduring continuing medical education (CME) activity is to provide clinicians with a concise overview and important take-home messages of selected presentations from the Advances in Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition 2015 Conference. The live conference, accredited and hosted by the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, brought together pediatric clinicians to learn about various topics relating to pediatric nutrition.his enduring e-conference report aims to improve clinicians’ knowledge, competence, and performance related to: primary prevention of allergic diseases through nutritional interventions; managing food allergies in infancy and childhood; diet and autism; weight gain for the premature neonate; fortification of the preterm infant; updates on infant formulas; and shifts in the intestinal microbiota: therapeutic opportunities for prebiotics and probiotics.

Program Objectives:

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Describe current evidence about the prevention and management of pediatric allergic diseases.
  • Employ strategies for weight gain in the premature neonate
  • Evaluate the latest developments in infant formulas.
  • Assess the use of prebiotic and probiotic supplementation in infants.
  • Propose practical nutritional interventions to families to improve infant nutrition.

Presenters

Faculty Reviewer: Jae H. Kim, MD, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program
Nutrition Director, SPIN Program
Divisions of Neonatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
UC San Diego Medical Center/Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego

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