Early Nutrition, Growth and Outcomes-What is the Evidence?

Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS, professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Medical Center, and director of clinical and translational research for the Perinatal Institute, will review the incidence and risk factors associated with postnatal growth failure in extremely premature infants. In this webcast, she will discuss the association between nutritional support, growth, and neurodevelopmental outcomes. Dr. Poindexter will also examine nutritional requirements and nutritional interventions that can be made in the clinic to promote optimal growth and neurodevelopmental outcomes for these infants.

Course 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

Dates:

Opens: 2017-04-01
Closes: 2019-03-31

Target Audience:

This activity was developed for pediatricians, neonatologists and other pediatric subspecialists, researchers and other health care providers involved in childhood health.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition.
  • Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS

    Professor of Pediatrics
    Director of Clinical and Translational Research, Perinatal Institute
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, Ohio

Learning Objectives

  • Identify extrauterine growth failure in preterm infants
  • Describe the outcomes associated with extrauterine growth failure in preterm infants
  • Develop nutritional interventions to optimize neurodevelopmental outcomes in preterm infants

Faculty Disclosures

Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS

No relationships to disclose.

Accreditation and Certification

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207. This program is designated for up to 1.00 contact hour. Program ID# 5519-EM1.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 1.00 contact hour may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 1.00 contact hour.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.00 hour continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program/material. 133593.

Additional Content Planners

Sally Schermer (Lead Nurse Planner)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Lisa Tushla, PhD, H(ASCP) (Medical Writer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Charles Willis, Director of Continuing Education, consults for Pfizer, Inc; all other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.