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CE webinar: Strategies to address nutritional challenges in the NICU

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Learning Objectives:

  • Review nutritional implications specific to very low birthweight (VLBW) infants
  • Discuss challenges associated with infants with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and/or born small for gestational age (SGA)
  • Review common diagnoses associated with prematurity that have nutritional implications, such as osteopenia, bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
  • Discuss strategies for nutritional management of common diagnoses, lab challenges, and
    achieving growth goals 


Andi Markell RD, LD, MSL-BC
Medical Science Liaison, Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition

Stacia Pegram MA, RD, LD
NICU Dietitian

Kimberly Mack, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Clinical Inpatient Dietitian-Units: NICU, Maternal, Pediatric, PICU

Target Audience:

This 1-hour presentation is designed for the healthcare professional caring for premature infants.

Contact Hours:

Provided by Kendra Schreiner, RN, 18160 Cottonwood Rd., PMB 352, Sunriver, OR, an independent provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15828. The program is approved for 1 contact hour and 1 CPEU for dietitians. CDR # 159423 Perf Indicators: 10.1.3, 10.2.6, 10.2.7, 10.2.8.