Nutrient Deficiencies in Children: Risk and Treatment
NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES IN CHILDREN: RISK AND TREATMENT
This webinar will discuss the assessment of nutrient deficiencies in the pediatric population including who is at high risk, what the symptoms are and how to prevent and treat them.
Upon successful completion of this two-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Identify the most common nutrient deficiencies in pediatrics.

  • Understand which populations of children are at the highest risk for developing nutrient deficiencies.

  • Discuss the connection between obesity, food allergies and vitamin D deficiency.
Live Event Date: Jun 04, 2015
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 3010, 5060, 5070, 5110
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs
Number of Credits: 2.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $36 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Theresa Loomis, DCN, RD
Theresa Loomis

Dr. Loomis received her B.S from the University of Rhode Island and her M.S. and Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with 12 years of experience in neonatal and pediatric nutrition. Theresa has conducted research in a number of areas related to the nutrition care of the high-risk infant, including the impact of a Registered Dietitian in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) setting on the adequacy of parenteral nutrition administration and the timeliness of the initiation of enteral nutrition, the use of post-discharge formulas in low birth weight (LBW) infants after discharge from the NICU, and the adequacy of vitamin D intake in LBW infants. Her doctoral work looked at the impact of standardized feeding guidelines for low birth weight infants on enteral nutrition administration, growth, and bone and liver health. She focused her clinical residency on the care of children with obesity. She has publications on the use of probiotics for infants and on nutrition after NICU discharge. Currently Theresa is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition at SUNY Oneonta and the Director of the Masters Program and Dietetic Internship.

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Expiration Date: (Feb 10,2019)

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Expiration Date: (Sep 23,2018)

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