Identifying and Treating Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies
During this presentation we will discuss prevalent vitamin and mineral deficiencies in various different populations including children with allergies, obese children and adults, athletes and elderly individuals to name a few. Causes of the deficiencies in these populations will be described. Signs and Symptoms and methods of identifying them will be explored as well as methods to treat these deficiencies.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Identify common nutrient deficiencies in various populations.

  • Demonstrate methods used to identify which deficiencies are present.

  • Discuss evidenced based approaches to treating the evident deficiencies.
Live Event Date: Dec 12, 2019
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 2090, 3020, 5280, 8090
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.3, 10.2.5, 10.4.4, 12.1.1
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

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

Dr. DeLorenzo 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 has been a Registered Dietitian (RD) since 2001 with a focus on neonatal and pediatric nutrition. Dr. DeLorenzo 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 and she focused her clinical residency on the care of children with obesity. Currently Dr. DeLorenzo is the Director of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance at Logan University.

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NICU Nutrition 101

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Live Date: (Nov 15,2019)
Expiration Date: (Nov 14,2022)

Rating: 4.70 out of 5

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Duration: 1 hour

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Live Date: (Oct 01,2019)
Expiration Date: (Sep 30,2022)

Rating: 4.65 out of 5

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On Demand
Live Date: (Sep 17,2019)
Expiration Date: (Sep 16,2022)

Rating: 4.50 out of 5

Instructor: Theresa DeLorenzo, DCN, RD

Duration: 1 hour