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
ContinuingEducation.com is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2060, 3060, 4130, 4140, 4150, 5060, 5070, 5110
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).