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Neonatal Nutrition Support - RD96
Neonatal Nutrition Support

RD96 l 10.00 contact hrs
by Liesje Nieman Carney, RD, CNSD, LDN
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the impact that the Registered Dietitian can have on outcome measurements in the NICU.
  2. Identify the most appropriate growth chart to plot an infant's anthropometric measurements.
  3. Develop the skills to obtain a comprehensive diet history in the NICU.
  4. Recognize feeding practices that are inappropriate for an infant's corrected age and/or developmental stage.
  5. Evaluate the macronutrient and micronutrient needs of full-term and premature infants.
  6. Describe the indications for parenteral nutrition in the NICU.
  7. Understand the health benefits and unique nutritional qualities of human breast milk.
  8. Describe the various enteral formulas used in the NICU, and the indications for each formula category.
  9. Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of the various methods available to administer enteral feedings.
  10. Recognize the impact of various medical and surgical factors on the nutritional status of an infant.
  11. Identify the unique nutrition-related challenges that a former premature infant may experience after discharge from the NICU.
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Accreditation Information
The course is intended for nutrition professionals is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 3 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3000, 3010, 3020, 3030, 4150, 5010, 5060, 5180, 5290, 5440 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.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 12/31/2015

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