Friday March 27, 2020 - 07:45 AM
Tuesday March 31, 2020 - 04:00 PM
Tampa, Florida

ASPEN 2020 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference information available here 

Special Mention:
Saturday, March 28, 12 - 4 PM
Nutrition for the Practicing Pediatric Clinician: Nutrition Assessment and Intervention in Special Pediatric Populations (NPPC-2020) 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Nutritional Status and its Impact on Clinical Outcomes

  1. Explain importance of nutrition assessment in pediatric populations
  2. Evaluate association between nutrition assessment and clinical outcomes
  3. Identify indications and limitations of nutrition assessment methods


Nutrition Focused Exam: Physical Manifestations of Nutritional Disorders

  1. Identify unique aspects of pediatric nutrition focused physical examination (PNFPE)
  2. Evaluate the presence of edema or fluid accumulation
  3. Describe clinical signs of micronutrient deficiencies and toxicities


Clinician’s Primer on Parenteral Nutrition Formulations, Intravenous Lipid Emulsions, Minerals, and Micronutrients in Pediatric Patients

  1. Summarize the different parenteral formulations and their indications
  2. Describe the different minerals, micronutrients and their alternatives during shortage
  3. Summarize the different lipid emulsions and their application


Nutritional Challenges in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units

  1. Analyze growth patterns in premature infants 
  2. Describe the monitoring techniques and parameters in the NICU
  3. Assess feeding challenges and their management in preterm infants


Optimizing Nutritional Care During Pediatric Critical Care Illness

  1. Explore current recommendations and research gaps in pediatric critical care nutrition
  2. Discuss the association between nutrient intake during critical illness and outcomes
  3. Develop nutrition interventions within limitations of PICU environment


Cardiac: Nutritional Issues and Outcomes in Cardiac Disease

  1. Explain the impact of nutrition interventions in children with congenital heart disease
  2. Analyze barriers to optimal nutrient intake among infants after cardiac surgery
  3. Define strategies for improving nutrient intake in children with cardiac disease


Nutritional Needs and Intervention for the Pediatric Oncology Patient

  1. Define the prevalence and manifestations of nutritional disorders in pediatric cancer
  2. Assess nutrition related risk factors and outcomes during pediatric cancer treatment
  3. Summarize nutrition intervention plans for pediatric cancer patients


Update on Nutritional Challenges and Interventions in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

  1. Discuss monitoring and growth expectations of children with intestinal failure 
  2. Classify techniques for managing enteral feeding problems
  3. Identify strategies for minimizing risks related to long term parenteral nutrition therapy


FACULTY

Nutritional Status and its Impact on Clinical Outcomes 
Lori Bechard, PhD, RD, Clinical Research Manager, Boston Children’s Hospital, Research Associate, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Nutrition Focused Exam: Physical Manifestations of Nutritional Disorders
Jodi Wolff, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, Pediatric Dietitian, University Hospitals, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Clinician’s Primer on Parenteral Nutrition Formulations, Intravenous Lipid Emulsions, Minerals, and Micronutrients in Pediatric Patients 
Steven Plogsted, PharmD, BCNSP, CNSC, Clinical Pharmacist, Nutrition Support Service, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Nutritional Challenges in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units 
Christina Valentine, RD, MD, Neonatalogist/Medical Director, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Evansville, IN

Optimizing Nutritional Care During Pediatric Critical Care Illness 
Heather Skillman, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC, Pediatric Critical Care Dietitian, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

Cardiac: Nutritional Issues and Outcomes in Cardiac Disease 
Kimberly Mills, MD, Assistant in Cardiology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Nutritional Needs and Intervention for the Pediatric Oncology Patient 
Michelle Fullmer, RD, CNSC, Hematology/Oncology Nutritionist, Nemours/Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Update on Nutritional Challenges and Interventions in Pediatric Intestinal Failure 
Christina Bales, MD, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

MODERATOR
Lori Bechard, PhD, RD
Timothy Sentongo, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

CE Credit: 4 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-012-L04-P