Innovations That Are Closing the Gap Between Breast Milk and Infant Formula

Olle Hernell, MD, PhD is professor emeritus at the department of Clinical Sciences in Pediatrics at Umeå University in Sweden. Susan Carlson, PhD is the AJ Rice Professor of Nutrition in the KU Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Together, these leading researchers of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition present Innovations That Are Closing the Gap Between Breast Milk and Infant Formula. Dr. Hernell and Dr. Carlson will primarily discuss how milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) impact cognitive development, while updating what is known about the bioactive components found in human milk and how infant nutrition affects the body, brain, and immunity. They will also examine how new research in the supplementation of bioactives impacts clinicians when recommending breastfeeding and formula feeding.

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: 2017-12-29
Closes: 2019-12-28

Target Audience:

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

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition.
  • Susan E. Carlson, PhD

    AJ Rice Professor of Nutrition
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition
    University of Kansas Medical Center
    Interim Associate Dean for Research
    KU School of Health Professions
    Kansas City, Kansas

  • Olle Hernell, MD, PhD

    Professor Emeritus
    Section of Pediatrics, Department of Clinical Sciences
    Umeå University
    Umeå, Sweden

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize what is known about the bioactive components found in human milk
  • Recognize how cognitive development is impacted by DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and MFGM (milk fat globule membrane)
  • Examine how bioactive components are closing the nutritional gap between infant formula and human milk

Faculty Disclosures

Susan E. Carlson, PhD

  • Research Support 
    • DSM: Clinical area - infant nutrition
  • Consultant 
    • Mead Johnson Nutrition: Clinical area - infant nutrition

Olle Hernell, MD, PhD

  • Research Support 
    • Arla: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Dairy Goat Company: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Hero: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Mead Johnson Nutrition: Clinical area - infant nutrition
  • Consultant 
    • Arla: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Dairy Goat Company: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Hero: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Mead Johnson Nutrition: Clinical area - infant nutrition
  • Speakers Bureau
    • Hero: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • HiPP: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Mead Johnson Nutrition: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Nestlé: Clinical area - infant nutrition
    • Semper: Clinical area - infant nutrition

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# 5571-EM.
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. 137765.

Additional Content Planners

Victoria Anderson (Medical Writer)

 


Eugene Cullen, MD (Peer Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Heather Marie Gibson, BSN, MSN (Lead Nurse Planner)
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.