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CE webinar: Improving growth of VLBW babies on exclusive human milk diet

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Overview:

Exclusive Human Milk Diet (EHMD) is the safest way to feed Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) babies but there have been concerns that growth is suboptimal on EHMD. This presentation will discuss strategies for improving growth of VLBW babies on EHMD and the improved short and long term outcomes associated with EHMD.

ACCME Objectives:

  • Discuss variables that contribute to improving growth on an exclusive human milk diet including early fortification of enteral feedings.
  • List the short term and potential long term benefits of human milk diet on improving health outcomes.

ANCC Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss variables that contribute to improving growth on an exclusive human milk diet including early fortification of enteral feedings.
  • List the short term and potential long term benefits of human milk diet on improving health outcomes.

Speaker:

Dr. Evelyn Rider
Alaska Neonatology AssociatesAK

Credits:

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician (Attendance) (1.00 hours), Nursing Contact Hour(s) (1.00 hours)

Accreditation:

The MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (#PO258)

The MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.00 nursing contact hour(s). Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.