Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Diane Anderson Neonatal Nutrition Conference

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Save the Date: March 7 – 9, 2022

Content

This conference is jointly provided by Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology. This program is supported in part by the Project # T79 MC00023 from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Title V, Social Security Act), Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Department of Health & Human Services

Needs and Target Audience

Due to changes in neonatal nutrition management, healthcare professionals who provide care to high-risk infants need to have up-to-date continuing education. The interdisciplinary approach of this conference will address the needs of pediatricians, neonatologists, neonatal nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and others.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define basic nutritional requirements for neonatal growth,
  • Describe specific nutritional problems faced by low birthweight and premature infants,
  • Identify approaches to addressing the nutritional concerns for premature infants after hospital discharge, and
  • Describe the importance of increasing the incidence and duration of breastfeeding.

Educational Format

Lectures · Workshops · Course Syllabus · Pre- and Post-Test

Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Continuing Professional Education

Baylor College of Medicine (BA001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). We are in the process of seeking 17 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for Registered dietitians (RDs), and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs).

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

We are in the process of seeking 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. This activity has been designated by Texas Children’s Hospital for 1 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

We are in the process of seeking 17.5 contact hours for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity.

Disclosure

The activity director and visiting faculty speakers have reported no relationships with proprietary entities related to the content of this activity. Persons involved in the planning of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.

Fee Registration and Confirmation Information

The registration form and fee schedule will be available soon.