UC San Diego School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education
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The Advances in Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition 2017 conference will take place on August 21-23, 2017 at the Catamaran Hotel in San Diego, CA. This conference will provide education in a number of areas that affect each of our practices from the perinatal to pediatric period. Nutrition experts from around the continent will highlight some of the most exciting areas in nutrition over the past few years. This conference was planned to meet the specific needs of the diverse registrants and stakeholders interested in perinatal, neonatal and pediatric nutrition, and will include:

  • Audience engagement and conversation with panel experts
  • Small group workshops
  • Opportunities to interact and network

Target Audience

Physicians, dietitians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, physician assistants, educators, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals interested in the nutritional requirements of high risk pregnant mothers, preterm infants and pediatric patients.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of early and sustaining nutrition on the development and progression of conditions such as metabolic syndrome, obesity, celiac disease, cystic fibrosis, inflammatory bowel disease, allergy and autoimmunity
  • Describe the strategies to improve nutrition for the preterm baby to optimize both short and long term health outcomes especially those that improve neurodevelopmental outcomes
  • Identify the current advances and practices in perinatal, neonatal and pediatric nutrition, including citing new parenteral and enteral products and their roles in nutrition practice

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