This pediatric food allergies continuing education course instructs healthcare professionals regarding the causes of food allergies, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatment for infants, children and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Infant formula recommendations, food labeling and finding allergy-free foods are also discussed. After completing this module, the student will be able to:
- Explain the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance
- Identify various symptoms of food allergies, the tests most likely to reveal them and eight common allergy tests that should not be relied upon for diagnosis
- List the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for infants with a strong atopic family history
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2060, 3060, 4130, 4140, 4150, 5060, 5070, 5110 and performance indicators of 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 10.1.2, 10.2.4, 10.2.5, 10.2.8.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.