Learning all you can as a dietitian about food allergies is the key to successfully providing your clients effective food allergy care. The more detailed, individual advice you can deliver will help bridge the gap between diagnosis and what to recommend next. Studies show that children with two or more food allergies are at greater risk for nutritional deficiencies. RDNs are in a unique position to help their clients productively avoid allergic foods while creating a healthy meal plan to meet dietary needs.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Define a food allergy and recognize the symptoms.
Name the top eight major allergens in the U.S.
Describe the best treatments for food allergy.
Know the best treatment for a reaction.
Identify nutritional defiencies.
Create a safe and healthy meal plan to meet dietary needs.
Live Event Date:
May 06, 2015
Learning Need Codes (LNC):
2000, 5000, 5110, 5280
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs
Number of Credits:
Level(s): 1, 2
$18 ($18.00 per credit)
About the Presenter: Lisa Musician, RD LDN
Lisa Musician, RD LDN has over 15 years of experience working with a board certified allergist and is a member of several national and state organizations. She holds several certifications of
training as a Food Allergy Specialist and speaks professionally to organizations, schools and support groups about the management of food allergies and increasing optimal health. Not only
does Lisa have experience managing her own food allergies, she is also the mother of two adult children with multiple food allergies. Lisa has presented on food allergies for the Food Allergy
Bloggers Conference and at numerous groups of nutrition professionals, nurses and other health care professionals. She is recognized as a food allergy expert and served as a panelist for
the Food Allergy Wellness Tele Summit. Lisa is currently on the advisory board for AllerCoach and is the Founder and President of Food Allergy Dietitian, Inc., where she brings together her
professional and personal experience to help those with food allergies avoid their allergen and develop a safe, healthy and balanced diet.