Optimizing Nutrition in Infants at High Risk for Developing Allergy
A Food Allergy CE/CME Curriculum Course

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Tatyana Hofmekler, MD, MSc, discusses the role of human milk in preventing allergy development, as well as identifying formula options that support the needs of infants with food allergies or those at high risk for food allergies. Topics covered include an overview of nutritional and growth considerations for children; benefits of human milk and breastfeeding; identification of infants at high risk for developing allergies; the nutritional composition of infant formula options; and comparison of non-cow’s milk–based formulas and their indications for use.

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: 2019-08-16
Closes: 2021-08-16

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.
  • Tatyana Hofmekler, MD, MSc

    Pediatric Gastroenterologist
    GI Care for Kids
    Atlanta, Georgia

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role of human milk in preventing allergy development
  • Recognize factors that predispose infants to allergy
  • Identify formula options that support the nutritional needs of infants with food allergy

Faculty Disclosures

Tatyana Hofmekler, MD, MSc

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 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# 5757-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 149999.
Learners may submit additional evaluations of the quality of this program/material to QualityCPE@eatright.org.

Additional Content Planners

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

Heather M. Jimenez, FNP-C (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.

Morgan Meissner (Medical Writer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences

All staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.