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CE webinar: Preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia in the very low birth weight infant - the role of nutrition and exclusive human milk

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Program Overview:

Prematurity continues to be a leading cause of neonatal mortality in the US. Preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia in VLBW infants is critical to long term prognosis.  The series of certified episodes discusses the role of lung microbiomes, inflammation, nutrition, weight gain, and human milk as they relate to development and/or the prevention of BPD in VLBW infants.

Learning Objectives:

By participating in this unit, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between modifiable factors and risk for developing BPD
  • Explain the evidence for exclusive human milk (EHM) feeding in premature neonates and its role in complications of prematurity

Speaker:

Stephen Welty, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Target Audience:

This program is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who have an interest in Neonatology and other related disease areas.

Contact Hours:

Physician Accreditation:
Nemours is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nemours designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nursing Accreditation:
Educational Review Systems is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by ASNA, an accredited provider by the ANCC/Commission on Accreditation. Provider # 5-115. This program is approved for 1.75 hours of continuing nursing education. Educational Review Systems is also approved for nursing continuing education by the state of California, the State of Florida and the District of Columbia.