CPNP Nutrition Symposium

Saturday, October 15

** Please note sessions with this mark will not be recorded for viewing online.
The recordings of sessions will be unedited. Virtual attendees will not be able to interact with the sessions other than viewing. All registrants, if they attend in person or virtually, will have access to the recorded sessions. More details will be posted shortly. 

8:00 AM - 8:20 AM Breakfast**

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
 Carmyn Thompson, MS, RD, CSP, LDN, CNSC, CPNP President and Abigail Lundin, MS, RD, CSP, CPNP President-Elect

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CPNP Session I: Trending Nutrition Topics

8:30 AM Contingency Planning and Emergency Management: Formula, Shortages, and More
               Lauren Jalali, MS, RD, LDN, Boston Children's Hospital
               Learning objectives:
  • Review recent nationwide shortages related to clinical nutrition care in pediatric populations
  • Discuss scope, impact and clinical implications of these nationwide shortages on pediatric patients’ nutrition and health status
  • Discuss considerations for mitigating and managing risks related to similar nationwide shortages in the future
8:55 AM Finding the sweet spot: Nutrition for the hypocaloric feeder
               Christy Gardner, MS, RD, LD/N, University of Miami
               Learning objectives:
  • Identify which children require hypocaloric feeding
  • Review how to properly asses growth in a child with hypometabolic energy needs
  • Considerations for selecting formulas
  • Recognize nutrients at risk for patients on hypocaloric regimens
9:20 AM Growth Charts: A Roadmap for Children
               Alesha Hall, MA-MPH, RD, LD/N, Nicklaus Children's Hospital
               Learning objectives:
  • Review Growth Charts History and CDC recommendations for use
  • Highlight specialty Growth Charts for specific populations
9:45 AM Comparing Predictive Accuracy of Knee Height Equations in Pediatric Patients
               Matthew Edwards, RD, CD, CDCES, Children’s Wisconsin
               Learning objectives: Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to:
  • Summarize the importance of accurate height measurements and methods of obtaining heights in pediatric patients
  • Discuss the findings of the comparing predictive knee height equations study
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break**

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CPNP Session II: Therapeutic Diets in IBD

10:30 AM Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet (CDED)
                 Greta Breskin, MS, RD, LDN, CSP, UNC Medical Center
                Learning objectives:
  • Recognize appropriate patients and circumstances for recommending CDED
  • Highlight allowed and disallowed foods
  • Review nuances of this novel diet therapy and tips for patients and families
10:55 AM Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)
                Mirta Rios, RD, CSP, LDN, Nicklaus Children's Hospital
                Learning objectives:
  • Discuss the role of SCD diet in the management of IBD
  • Review the benefits and drawbacks of following SCD diet
11:20 AM Anti-Inflammatory Diet for IBD (IBD-AID)
                  Missy Hall, MS, RD, LDN, Identity Nutrition
                  Learning objectives:
  • Discuss how IBD AID influences the microbiome
  • Review food list and ingredients
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Poster Session and Lunch in Exhibit Hall **

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CPNP Session III: Applying the IDDSI Methodology to Practice: A Hands-on Session **

               Kara Larson, MS, CCC-SLP, Boston Children's Hospital
               Sharon Weston, MS, RD, LDN, CSP, Boston Children's Hospital
               Learning objectives:
  • Describe the IDDSI levels of thickness of liquids and foods and clinical indications for use
  • Review methods to thicken to proper IDDSI Level using  commercial formula and breastmilk
  • Describe blenderized formula (BF) and compare and contrast available commercially available products
  • Determine the level of thickness of a variety of commercial formulas, BF's and foods using the IDDSI test
  • Determine the effect that thinning and thickening has on IDDSI values over time of commercial and BFs
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Break

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.

Friday, October 14
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Concurrent session I
Nutritional management of children and adolescents with ARFID and other feeding disorders
Moderators: Robert J. Shulman, MD, Children's Nutrition Research Center and Sarah Fleet, MD, Boston Children's Hospital

10:30 AM    Role of the GI in establishing a feeding disorder diagnosis, and providing ongoing
                   Richard J. Noel, MD PhD, Duke University Medical Center
10:55 AM    Integrating psychological interventions for children with ARFID
                   Cindy Kim, PhD, ABPP, CHOC Children’s Hospital of Orange County
                   Learning objectives:
  • Brief overview of DSM-5 diagnosis for ARFID
  • Identify important areas to assess
  • Review of psychological interventions for ARFID
11:20 AM    Abstract
11:32 AM    Debate: Tube vs no tube for nutritional management of ARFID
                   Tube: Rachel Kassel, MD, PhD, University of Alabama Birmingham
                   Learning objectives:
  • Evaluate and treat malnutrition in children
  • Recognize and review diagnosis and current management options for pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID)
  • Review applications of tube feeding in treating PFD and ARFID
                   No Tube: Samuel Nurko, MD, Boston Children's Hospital

Friday, October 14
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Concurrent session II
Modern management of pediatric obesity
Moderators: Marwa Abu El Haija, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine and Nikhil Pai, MD, McMaster Children's Hospital

2:30 PM    From crib to college: Pediatric obesity disparities, risk factors, and diagnosis
                 Jennifer Woo Baidal, MD, MPH, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons &
                  New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
                  Learning objectives:
  • Provide an update on epidemiology of pediatric obesity
  • Discuss systemic, community, household, and individual-level risk factors for pediatric obesity
  • Understand diagnostic criteria across the life course and their limitations
2:55 PM    Bariatric surgery in children and adolescents: Indications and options
                 Stavra Xanthakos, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3:20 PM    Abstract
3:32 PM    A successful pediatric obesity program: Is it all about the weight?
                 Rohit Kohli, MBBS, MS, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
                 Learning objectives:
  • Practitioners should be able to speak to latest data regarding impact of obesity on gastroenterological co-morbidities including fatty liver disease in children and adolescents
  • Practitioners should be able to speak to basic mechanisms by which dietary interventions for obesity work
Saturday, October 15
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Concurrent Session V
No guts, all glory: State of the art management of intestinal failure
Moderators: Valeria Cohran, MD, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital and Darla R. Shores, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins Hospital

2:00 PM    Standard and alternative lipid emulsions
                 Robert S. Venick, MD, UCLA
2:25 PM    GLP2: Growth factors building a bridge to enteral autonomy
                 Conrad Cole, MD, MPH, MSc, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
                 Learning objectives:
  • Outline principles of gut adaptation in intestinal failure
  • Review mechanism of action of GL-P2 analogs
  • Outline data supporting GLP-2 usage in pediatrics
2:50 PM    NASPGHAN Foundation/Nestlé Nutrition Research Young Investigator Development Award -
                 The Role of MALRD1 in Intestinal Rehabilitation
                 Linda Wang, MD, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
3:02 PM    Dietary supplements and enteral feeds in the management of intestinal failure
                 Katherine Bennett RD, MPH, CLEC, CHOC Children's
                 Learning objectives:
  • Describe 3 oral diet and/or enteral nutrition regimen considerations for a child with intestinal failure
  • Review the effect of food, formula and fiber types on the gut microbiome and diet tolerance in a child with intestinal failure
  • Identify 2 diet strategies to mitigate feeding intolerance and/or excessive stool output in a child with intestinal failure

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Concurrent Session VI

Hey Doc, should I change my child's diet?
Moderators: Hien Huynh, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPC, University of Alberta Edmonton and Joseph Levy, MD, NYU School of Medicine

3:45 PM    Current understandings of dietary therapy for EoE

4:10 PM    Dietary strategies for children with disorders of gut-brain interaction
                 Bruno Chumpitazi, MD, Texas Children's Hospital
                 Learning objectives:
  • Describe the impact of diet on children with disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBI)
  • Assess restriction or dietary modification strategies for children with DGBI
  • Identify dietary supplementation strategies for children with DGBI
4:35 PM    NASPGHAN Foundation/AstraZeneca Research Award for Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract -
                 Effect of Blenderized Enteral Tube Feeds on Pediatric Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Physiology
                 Bridget Hron, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital
4:47 PM    Fad diets: What’s out there and what’s the risk?
                 Matt Edwards, RD,CD,CDCES, Children’s Wisconsin
                 Learning objectives:
  • Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to …
  • Understand how diet trends emerge
  • Identify common fad diets and potential risks associated with each
  • Develop a patient-centered plan to address nutritional gaps

CPE credit will be provided for the Nutrition Symposium and select sessions on Friday and Saturday during the NASPGHAN programming. If you attend all approved sessions, you can earn up to 10.5 credits.