Sessions Will be Available On Demand
CPNP Nutrition Symposium

8:00AM-8:30AM Business Meeting and Welcome

8:30:00 AM-10:00:00 AM Session I
The Role of Nutrition Along the Spectrum of Pancreatitis
Presenters: Maisam Abul-El-Haija, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Christie Heinzman, NP, Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center and Rebecca Wilhelm, MS, Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center
Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the role of nutrition in acute pancreatitis management
  • Recognize pathways for diagnosis and management of pancreatic insufficiency
  • Understand the role of nutrition in total pancreatectomy islet autotransplantation patients

10:00:00 AM-10:30:00 AM Break

10:30AM-12:00PM Session II
Grant Writing/RDs in Research
10:30AM-11:00AM           Pearls and swine: why and how you should consider nutrition research
Presenter: Justine Turner, MD, PhD, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the need for RD nutrition researchers
  • To consider the benefits to you of doing research
  • To learn tips for success in establishing a research career

11:00AM-11:30AM           Determining Nutrition Risk in Pediatric Patients with Scoliosis
Presenter: Catherine Karls, MS, RD, CD, CNSC, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Learning Objectives:

  • Describe nutrition risk factors in pediatric patients undergoing spine surgery
  • Present retrospective findings of nutrition risk and outcomes of our institutional data on patients aged 2-18  years who had spine surgery.
  • Present a novel screening tool being studied by our institution that aims to better identify patients with nutrition risk factors prior to spine surgery

11:30AM-12:00pm          A single-center quality improvement-based initiative for the diagnosis and treatment of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease
Presenter: Jennifer Smith, MS, RD, CSP, LD, LMT, Nationwide Childrens Hospital
Learning Objectives:

  • Understand prevalence of iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in pediatric IBD
  • Use NCH anemia pathway to aid in screening, treatment, and reevaluation of ID/IDA
  • Describe NCH experience using quality improvement tools to increase identification and treatment of ID/IDA with pediatric patients newly diagnosed with IBD

12:00PM-1:00PM            Lunch and Poster Sessions in the Exhibit Hall

1:00PM-2:00PM  Session III
Nutrition in the Gray Area: bioethical approach to bridging differences between parents and nutrition professionals professionals
Presenters: Ellen Blank, MD, The Medical College of Wisconsin and Sarah Vermilyea, RD, MS, CSP. LD, CNS, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss ethical aspects of consent or refusal for nutrition recommendations
  • Provide case studies of refusals or non-adherence for group discussion
  • Create framework for ethical decision-making when considering plans for nutritional support

3:45PM-4:15PM  Abstracts

4:15PM-5:15PM  Session IV
Why Diet Therapy for IBD? Evidence and future direction
Presenters: Lindsey Albenberg, DO, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Kim Braly, RD, Kim Braly Nutrition and Abigail Lundin, MS, RD, CSP, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland
Learning Objectives:

  • Describe why diet therapy is important and needed for IBD
  • Description of SCD and evidence for its use
  • Description of enteral therapies and CDED and evidence for their use
  • Discussion of enteral therapies and CDED and evidence for their use

Friday Annual Meeting Sessions Approved for CPEs 

We are excited to announce the following sessions, held during the general NASPGHAN Annual Meeting, were approved for CPEUs as an added value to our members.