Nutrients and Clinical Strategies: Supporting Growth and Development in the NICU

Two nutrition experts discuss the latest advances in neonatal nutrition. Sara E. Ramel, MD, assistant professor in neonatology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, looks at the role of macronutrients in neonatal growth, and the connections among nutrition, neurologic development, metabolic outcomes, and long-term growth. Paula P. Meier, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor of Women, Children and Family Nursing, and professor of pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, reviews the current science of mother's milk and donor milk, fortification strategies, and feeding protocols.

This course does not offer CE credit.

  • Paula P. Meier, PhD, RN, FAAN

    Director for Clinical Research and Lactation, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Professor of Women, Children and Family Nursing
    Rush College of Nursing
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Rush Medical College
    Chicago, Illinois

  • Sara Ramel, MD

    Associate Professor
    Division of Neonatology
    Department of Pediatrics
    University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, Minnesota