Feed your mind with the latest research on pediatric nutritional and gastrointestinal concerns you might see in primary care! From normal development of feeding skills to more complex issues like nutritional concerns in children with chronic conditions, this module covers a broad range of topics. IBS, GERD, and a spectrum of constipation issues are also included. Specific content:
Food additives & child health
Normal development of feeding skills
Feeding problems in infants and children
Care for children with gastrostomy tubes
Nutritional and vitamin deficiencies
Nutritional needs in chronic diseases
Nutritional guidance for irritable bowel syndrome
Causes and management of vomiting
Pathophysiology, assessment, and management of:
Inflammatory bowel disease,
Constipation (covers spectrum of “routine” to severe/ refractory functional constipation and constipation associated with pathology)
7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 2.0 contains pharmacology (Rx) content, (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances).
Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
What references are included?
12 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 45 questions.
Q. A toddler who consumes a strictly plant-based diet presents with pallor and hypotonia. Laboratory evaluation reveals a methylmalonic acid level of 0.6 micromole, and an elevated homocysteine level. Which of the following micronutrient deficiencies is MOST likely? A. folate B. vitamin A C. vitamin E D. vitamin B12