Understand the unique nutrition requirements for the pediatric population with this evidence-based self-study course!
This CPE self-study course includes required reading of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Pediatric Assessment, 3rd edition, which was published in 2020. This evidence-based guide is an essential resource for nutrition practitioners who assess the nutritional status of infants, children and adolescents. It is an easy to use and appropriate reference for dietetic practitioners – from beginner to advanced nutrition practitioners. The book includes evidence-based guidelines, language and tools for determining malnutrition, understanding anthropometrics, utilizing client and nutrition history and understanding the nutrition requirements for the pediatric population. Topics covered in the book include:
- Pediatric Nutrition Risk Screening Tools, including those for specialized populations
- Information on assessing and evaluating a variety of anthropometric measurements and growth charts, including specialized and disease-specific growth charts
- Client history, food and nutrition history information, and recommended eating and food intake patterns
- Nutrition focused physical examination possible nutrition-related causes based on skin signs
- Biochemical data, medical tests, and procedures
- Energy and nutrient requirements for the pediatric population
The course includes case study based questions that require the learner to apply the information as if implementing it into practice.
Purchasing Options: Course includes hard copy book, course document, electronic test, and 1 certificate with passing grade. If you already have the book, use the “additional certificate” option.