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“Physiology & Targeted Nutrition in Infants”

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences & Mead Johnson* present…On-demand: “Physiology & Targeted Nutrition in Infants”

Participants will learn how targeted nutrition impacts the physiological development in infants during neonatal intensive care and the long-term development of preterm and term infants. Presenters discuss specific micro- and macro-nutritional components and their impact on developing physiology. One physician offers the specifics of nutrient-directed metabolic programming in the early postnatal period and the risk of neonatal morbidities while the other physician-presenter discusses how nutrition in the neonatal and postnatal period relates to brain development.

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Learning Objectives  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Evaluate how targeted nutrition impacts physiological development
  2. Apply evidence-based nutrient research to disease risk and long-term development in preterm and term infants
  3. Recognize the role of nutrition and iron in early brain development to improve postnatal outcomes


Michael K. Georgieff, M.D.  |  Professor of Pediatrics and Child Development  |  The University of Minnesota Medical School Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Development  |  The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Camilia R. Martin, M.D., MS  |  Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School  |  Associate Director, NICU, Department of Neonatology  |  Director for Cross-Disciplinary Research Partnerships  |  Division of Translational Research  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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

Continuing Education: Available for Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians (RDs) and Dietetic Technicians, registered (DTRs)

  • 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 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 1.50 contact hours. Program ID# 5720-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 1.50 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
  • Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 1.50 contact hours.
    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 1.50 hours continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program/material.
    Provider Number AC857; Activity Number 14848This activity is supported by an educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition.

Questions should be addressed to the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at: cme@annenberg.net

* NOTE: This is a supplier and industry resource-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.