Rhode Island Hospital / Hasbro Children’s Hospital Food and Nutrition Services presents the 22nd Annual Nutrition Symposium on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To provide evidence based information on contemporary topics in therapeutic nutrition interventions for integration into clinical practice.
At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:
State the key concepts relevant to defining pediatric malnutrition using the revised malnutrition definition in children developed by the ASPEN task force.
Describe the multidisciplinary approach to evaluation and treatment of childhood feeding disorders.
Identify mindful eating principles with corresponding counseling suggestions and learning objectives to empower RD’s in providing effective counseling to promote weight management.
Describe the influence of starvation, disease, and inflammation on malnutrition and nutrition response to diagnose and properly code for malnutrition.
State the gut microbiota’s role in digestive health and describe research with prebiotics and probiotics in digestive health.
Identify the types of social media available for use, state the security issues raised with the use of social media and be able to develop techniques to safely integrate social medial into practice.
Registered Dietitians, Registered Dietetic Technicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, School Nurses, Homecare Nurses, Nursing and Dietetic students, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacists.
This program has been submitted for 6.0 contact hours (for full day participants) and 3.0 contact hours (for half day participants) through the Rhode Island State Nurses Association. Rhode Island Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by RISNA. The American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation accredits Rhode Island State Nurses Association as the approver of continuing education in nursing. Participants must attend the full symposium and complete a written evaluation to be awarded continuing education credits.
This program has been submitted for 6 CPEUs through the Commission on Dietetic Registration.