Malnutrition Awareness Week 2019
Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Identification and Interventions
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM ET
Wednesday's webinar will speak to the association between malnutrition and pediatric feeding disorders. It will also address multi-disciplinary interventions to address these issues.
1. Define different types of feeding disorders, including food aversion, and why they develop.
2. List methods for early identification and diagnosis of feeding disorders.
3. Discuss the importance of a multi-disciplinary health care team, including psychological and behavioral health in managing feeding disorders.
4. Explain how feeding disorders have direct effects on all family members involved in the care of the patient.
Sarah Edwards, DO, CNSC, Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Medical Director - Interdisciplinary Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Program; Medical Director - Ready, Set, Grow Clinic; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Children's Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
Victoria Hackerd, RD, Regional Director of Operations, Compass One Healthcare, Chicago, IL
Laura Slosky, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Divisions of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences and Gastroenterology, Children's Mercy Kansas City; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Fairway, KS
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel Grove City Hospital, Grove City, OH
Learning Level: Intermediate
CE Credit: 1.5 hours
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