Saturday November 05, 2016 - 08:00 AM
Saturday November 05, 2016 - 05:00 PM
University of Virginia Children's Hospital
You are invited to participate in the first annual Lead the Way in Peds Symposium with Pediatric RDs from the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital. UVA Children's Hospital is a tertiary/quaternary care institution serving the mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. The pediatric dietitians provide excellent & evidence-based care to inpatients and outpatients. Working at a teaching institution with a dietetic internship known for its pediatric focus, UVA pediatric dietitians are experienced clinicians and teachers, and are enthusiastic to lead this symposium to bring together pediatric dietitians around the U.S. for a day of intensive learning and discussion. The symposium will limit number of participants in order to promote active discussion. Bring your questions! For information on registration, contact Patti Perks, pp4k@virginia.edu. Saturday, Nov 5, 2016: • Overview of ketogenic diet therapies for pediatric epilepsy: Lisa Shkoda, RDN, CNSC • Diagnosing pediatric malnutrition: Tegan Medico, MS, MPH, RDN, CNSC • Pediatric critical care nutrition: Tegan Medico, MS, MPH, RDN, CNSC • Practical management of children with diabetes: Amanda Crane, RDN and Barb Goodin, MS, RDN, CDE • Feeding therapies and nutritional care: Eva Delaney, RDN, CNSC, and Polly Bickley, CCC-SLP