Why Nutrition of the Preterm Matters: Long-Term Consequences of Adverse Early Nutrition and Growth
Miami Neonatology 2016: Annual International Conference

  • William W. Hay, Jr, MD

    Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    Co-Director, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
    Scientific Director, Perinatal Research Center
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Aurora, Colorado


Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the practices that result in undernutrition of preterm infants
  • Develop feeding plans that optimize the growth rate and long-term health outcomes of preterm infants
William W. Hay, Jr, MD, professor of pediatrics, director, Child Maternal Health Program, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, and scientific director of the Perinatal Research Center at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, discusses how growth rate in the preterm infant must be carefully managed, and the pitfalls of under- or over-nutrition. Participants in this presentation will have a better understanding of the preterm infantâ??s protein and calorie needs.

Available Credit:

1.00 AANP Contact Hour
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.00 ANCC Contact Hour
1.00 CA-BRN Contact Hour
1.00 CDR Contact Hour


Opens: 2018-02-20
Closes: 2019-02-19

Target Audience:

This activity was developed for pediatric nurse practitioners, nurses, registered dietitians, and other health care professionals who have an interest in newborns, infants, and toddlers.