Volume 9, Issue 13: Optimizing Nutritional Support with Protein and Energy for Very Low Birth Weight Infants

eNeonatal Review is a monthly CE series for the NICU nurse and health care professional. It provides updates on the latest research, best practices, and issues currently under debate, as well as a concise review of relevant journal literature.

(Volume 9, Issue 13)

Target Audience

NICU nurses and health care professionals

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Describe how early nutritional support in VLBW infants prevents growth failure, decreases metabolic complications, and mediates the influence of critical illness
  • Explain how new technology and fortifiers are creating the opportunity for customization and individualization of fortification of human milk fed to premature infants
  • Describe how nutrient-enriched formula post-discharge promotes brain growth and reduces adiposity
 
Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
Course opens: 
09/26/2013
Course expires: 
09/25/2015
Cost:
$0.00

Carol L. Wagner, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Sarah N. Taylor, MD, MSCR
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/26/2013
Course expires: 
09/25/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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