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The role of an exclusive human milk diet in BPD, ROP, sepsis, NEC, and neurodevelopment

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Learning Objectives:

  • Describe inflammation and its role in the morbidities of prematurity
  • Discuss the morbidities of prematurity, including bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), sepsis, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes
  • Understand the research supporting the role of human milk in mitigating the morbidities of prematurity


Mindy Fuzesy, BSN, RNC
Medical Science Liaison Neonatal and Pediatric Nursing

Terry S. Johnson APN, NNP-BC, ASPPS, CLEC, MN
Director, Education and
Professional Development

Amy Paradis, RNC, MS, CNS
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

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. This program has been approved for 1 contact hour and 1 CPEU for dietitians. Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.4. CDR Activity #: 156804.