2nd Annual Le Bonheur Pediatric Nutrition Symposium

Presented by The Department of Nutrition Therapy at Le Bonheur and The Divison of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Le Bonheur and UTHSC Division.

September 27-28th, 2019

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN 38103

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is a multidisciplinary approach to the comprehensive nutrition assessment of the pediatric patient with a special focus on the nutrition management of various pediatric gastrointestinal illnesses. The purpose is to provide a foundation of knowledge and skill to provide evidence based nutrition care within the scope of each key healthcare discipline. All attendees will learn the nutrition needs of infants, children, and adolescents, how to conduct nutrition focused physical examination as well as the unique nutrition considerations for the critically ill pediatric patient. In addition to these topics, each attendee will have the opportunity to create a customized learning experience, selecting from topics of interested including, but not limited to nutrition support, ketogenic diet, cystic fibrosis, food  allergies, pediatric obesity and bariatric surgery as well as short bowel syndrome and gastrointestinal motility.

 

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the basic nutrition needs of infants, children, and adolescents as well as special nutrition-related considerations for sub-specialty pediatric populations.
  2. Gain both the knowledge and skills necessary for the comprehensive nutrition assessment of the pediatric patient, including nutrition-focused physical examination.
  3. Advocate for a multidisciplinary approach to effective, evidence-based nutrition care of the pediatric patient.
  4. Identify the role of nutrition in the management of various pediatric gastrointestinal illnesses.

 

REGISTRATION

Full Conference - Professional (RD/MD/RN/NP/PharmD)…………….….$130

One Day - Professional (RD/MD/RN/NP/PharmD)………………………....$100

Webinar/Live Stream Only.………………………………….…………….......$100

Students………………………………………………………………………...….$50

*You must be registered to receive continuing education credits. CME and CNE credits can only be claimed for the extent of participation in the livestream.

All registrants will have access to the livestream and recorded webinar, including all of the breakout sessions, after the conference.

 

ACCME Accreditation Statement

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing

education for physicians.

 

AMA Credit Designation Statement

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Continuing Nursing Education Approved Provider Statement

Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare is approved provider of continuing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited

approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Continuing Education Provider:270842022    

Methodist  Le Bonheur  Healthcare  251 S. Claybrook  Memphis, TN 38104    9.75 Contact Hours

 

Dietitians

This activity has been approved for 10 continuing education hours for registered dietitians.

 

PLEASE REFER TO OUR CONFERENCE PROGRAM FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING CONFERENCE FEES AND CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS.

EXHIBITORS

If you are interested in being an exhibitor at our event, please contact Michelle Miller at michelle.miller@lebonheur.org or 901-287-5121 for more information. 

 

POSTER SESSION

The 2019 Pediatric Nutrition Symposium is accepting poster session abstracts through August 15th, 2019. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by September 1, 2019. For information regarding 2019 posters and the submission process, please visit this page.  To submit your poster abstract, click here.

 

CONFERENCE SITE

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

1st floor of Research Center, Auditorium

50 N. Dunlap Street

Memphis, TN 38103

 

Free parking is available at the Physician/Family parking garage (pink). Enter from North Manassas Street. The conference will be in the auditorium on the 1st floor of the Research Center at 50 N. Dunlap (yellow).

See map below.

 PNS Campus Map

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

The nearest airport is Memphis International Airport (MEM).

Click here for a list of suggested hotels.

 

CONTACT US

Phone: 901-287-5074

E-mail: lebpediatricns@gmail.com

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