PROTECTING DEVELOPING BRAINS: IRON DEFICIENCY IN YOUNG CHILDREN
Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in young children and can have lasting implications on development. Dietitians will learn the latest prevention strategies, screening guidelines, identification and treatment. Watch this webinar to gain this the most up to date recommendations to enhance your clinical practice and improve outcomes for your pediatric patients.
Upon successful completion of this 1 hour course, the participant should be able to:
Assess risk for iron deficiency in young children.
Identify prevention strategies to protect against iron deficiency.
Understand health implications of iron deficiency in young childhood.
Understand treatment and supplement recommendations.
Live Event Date:
Jul 30, 2015
Learning Need Codes (LNC):
2090, 4040, 5070, 5280
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Allied Health Professionals
Number of Credits:
Level(s): 1, 2
$18 ($18.00 per credit)
About the Presenter: Marisa VanSchuyver, MS, RD, CSP, LD
Marisa VanSchuyver, MS, RD, CSP, LD, has been a dietitian for over 8 years working in pediatric hospital setting with many populations such as endocrine, diabetes, and metabolic disorders of metabolism. She has also honed her teaching skills with physicians, nurses, dietitians at Dayton Children's Hospital for the past 6 years and dietetics students at the University of Dayton. She is a certified specialist in pediatric nutrition and earned her master's degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.