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Maternal and Infant Nutrition - RD94
Maternal and Infant Nutrition
RD94 l 10.00 contact hrs
by Brenda Dobson, RD, MS, LD
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Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss growth patterns of infants from birth to 12 months.
  2. List the benefits of breastfeeding to mothers and infants.
  3. Define feeding practices that result in breastfeeding success in the early weeks.
  4. Suggest roles for nutrition professionals in breastfeeding promotion and support.
  5. Describe the maternal and infant factors affecting milk volume.
  6. Analyze the diet of a breastfeeding woman and make recommendations for improving the quality of her diet.
  7. Evaluate infant feeding patterns to determine adequacy of intake.
  8. Compare and contrast the composition of breastmilk and formula.
  9. Describe feeding recommendations for normal healthy infants.
  10. Recommend weaning strategies for breastfed and formula-fed infants.
  11. Describe the progression of foods in relationship to infant development.
  12. Discuss the feeding relationship and the roles of infants and parents at different ages through the first year.
  13. Discuss various types of formulas and indications for their use.
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Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, athletic trainers, and fitness professionals.
 
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
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: 4000, 4030, 4140, 4150, 5060, 5070
 
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).
 
This course is approved for 10 Hours in Key Area 2 - Nutrition or 10 CEUs by the School Nutrition Association (SNA).

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/28/2015


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