An Overview of Food Allergies in Children
A Food Allergy CE/CME Curriculum Course

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Stanley Cohen, MD, introduces food allergies in infants and children, including the definition, prevalence, burden, and pathophysiology of food allergy. Dr. Cohen also reviews the differences between IgE- and non-IgE–mediated food allergies; the clinical signs and symptoms of food allergies; tolerance and intolerance; introduction of complementary foods; feeding considerations for children with and without allergies; and developing healthy feeding patterns.

This activity is part of the Food Allergy Curriculum: Understanding Food Allergies in Infants and Children: The Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Management

You may also be interested in Answers to Commonly Asked Allergy Questions, Videos for Parents and Caregivers.

 

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: 2019-08-02
Closes: 2021-08-02

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.
  • Stanley A. Cohen, MD

    Founder, CEO and Chair of the Medical Advisory Board, Nutrition4Kids
    Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children’s Center for Digestive Health Care
    Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
    Atlanta, Georgia

Learning Objectives

  • Characterize the growing prevalence of food allergy among infants and children
  • Differentiate IgE-mediated, NON-IgE-mediated, and MIXED IgE and NON-IgE-mediated reactions in pediatric patients

Faculty Disclosures

Stanley A. Cohen, MD

  • Research Support
    • Takeda – clinical area: IBD
    • Janssen – clinical area: IBD
    • Medtronic – clinical area: capsule endoscopy
    • AbbVie – clinical area: IBD
    • AstraZeneca – clinical area: IBD
    • QOL– clinical area: disaccharidase deficiencies
  • Consultant
    • Janssen – clinical area: IBD
    • Medtronic – clinical area: capsule endoscopy
    • AbbVie – clinical area: IBD
    • AstraZeneca – clinical area: IBD
    • QOL – clinical area: disaccharidase deficiencies
    • Mead Johnson Nutrition – clinical area: infant and child nutrition
       
  • Speakers Bureau
    • Janssen – clinical area: IBD
    • AbbVie – clinical area: IBD
    • QOL – clinical area: disaccharidase deficiencies
       
  • Significant Shareholder
    • Nutriton4Kids – clinical area: infant and child nutrition        
               
  • Other 
    • Advisor - Nutrition4Kids – clinical area: infant and child 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 activity 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# 5755-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.
To receive credit for education contact hours outside of the state of California, please check with your state board of registered nursing for reciprocity.
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.
Provider Number AC857; Activity Number 150052.
Learners may submit additional evaluations of the quality of this program/material to cdr@eatright.org.

Additional Content Planners

Erin Allen, MS, RD, LDN (RD Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Heather Jimenez, FNP (Nurse Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Stephanie Leonard, MD (Peer Reviewer)
  • Consultant 
    • Lab Corp – clinical area: food allergy diagnostics

Jessica Martin, PhD (Medical Writer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences

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.