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Nutritional Status and Monitoring in Paediatrics

 

This Nutricia event covered a wide range of topics related to nutritional status and monitoring in children.

The educational agenda delivered valuable guidance and a forum for discussion with the emphasis on the practicalities of many aspects of assessments, measuring and monitoring for clinical practice encompassing both critically and chronically ill paediatric patients.

Download the presentations from the event below

Anthropometric Measurements in Paediatrics

Growth Development in Children with Chronic Conditions

Management of Faltering Growth in an Acutely Unwell Infant

Micronutrient Deficiency in a Toddler with an Extremely Restricted Diet

Nutritional Blood Monitoring in Enterally Fed Children

Nutritional Bloods in Enterally Fed Children - References

Nutritional Profiles of Community Based Children

Pitfalls in Nutritional Assessment in Sick or Critically Ill Paediatric Patients

08:30 Registration

 

09:30 Nutricia Opening

 

09:35 Chairperson Opening

Fiona Ward, Dietitian Manager, Children's Health Ireland (CRI) at Crumlin, Dublin

 

09:45 Pitfalls in Nutritional Assessment in Sick or Critically Ill Paediatric Patients

Dr Konstantinos Gerasimidis, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Nutrition, University of Glasgow, UK

 

10:35 Anthropometric Measurements in Paediatrics -Do’s and Don’t

Dr Roslyn Tarrant, RD, PhD, Senior Paediatric Dietitian, Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital, Dublin

 

11:25 Growth and Development in Children with Chronic Conditions

Dr Jarod Wong, Senior Clinical Lecturer & Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Glasgow, UK

 

12:15 Lunch

 

13:15 Chairperson Address

 

13:20 Nutritional Bloods in Enterally Fed Children with Neurodisability

Dr Andrew Barclay, Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Glasgow, UK

 

14:10 Nutritional Profiles of Community Based Children with Complex Neurodisability - Results of a Recent Audit

Dr Louise Gibson, Senior Lecturer & Consultant Community Paediatrician, Cork University Hospital

 

14:55 Coffee Break

 

15:15 Management of Faltering Growth in an Acutely Unwell Infant

Emer Bateman, Senior Paediatric Dietitian in Haematology and Oncology, Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin, Dublin

 

15:45 Micronutrient Deficiency in a Toddler with an Extremely Restricted Diet

Donal Farrell, Paediatric Dietitian, Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin, Dublin

 

16:20 Final Q&A and Close

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