3rd Pediatric Renal Nutrition Academy
Marriott Orlando World Center
Friday March 2nd 2018 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This educational event will offer training by leading North American and international experts in pediatric renal nutrition for the mid-level practitioner looking to deepen their knowledge and refine their expertise.
Seasoned professionals will benefit from clinical practice review and networking opportunities. This program will build upon topics discussed at the beginner PRNA by providing more in depth training and expanding "best practice" knowledge in key topic areas.
|8:00 - 8:25||Breakfast|
|8:25 - 8:30||Welcome Address Elissaveta Johnson, MS, RDN, LD, Clinical Affairs, Vitaflo USA|
Integrating clinical practice, research, and QI to improve quality of care and clinical outcomes
Topics overview: Discussion of advanced clinical challenges, such as determining height for non-standing patients, best practices for determining dry weight, BMI limitations and other clinical issues.
|9:45 - 10:00||Break|
|10:00 - 10:30|
Taking action early: why is early phosphate intervention necessary?
Topics overview: Specific and practical applications for managing dietary phosphorus throughout the CKD spectrum.
|10:30 - 11:15|
Advanced clinical management
Management of specific clinical questions such as nutrition-related medications and the dietitians's role; balance of nutrition versus medical management, and other advanced practical clinical challenges.
|11:15 - 12:15|
Lunch with the experts
Group discussion, guided by session speakers, will encourage engaging in problem solving and addressing practice dilemmas.
|12:15 – 13:15|
Advances in nutritional intervention in acute care
Topics overview: Specific applications for the inpatient, acute care, pediatric renal dietitian
|13:15 - 14:15|
Advanced adequacy: optimizing nutritional needs
Topics include: In depth discussion of managing nutritional intake in context of clinical issues such as protein energy wasting, obesity and picky eating. Navigating food choices, such as snacks and eating away from home.
|14:15 - 15:15|
Pediatric renal formula prescription: product choices, mixing techniques and other considerations
Topics overview: Formula considerations, modification strategies, and practical tools used to determine best formula fit to meet the nutritional needs of various pediatric renal populations
|15:15 – 15:30||Break|
|15:30 – 16:15||Advanced case study presentations: working through tricky patient situations|
|15:30-15:45 –||Sodium adjustment in an infant |
Megan Griffin, MS, RD, CSP, CHES, Medical University of South Carolina
The rise and fall of phosphorus: formula modulation to the rescue
|16:00-16:15 –||Adolescent with psycho-social issues|
Nonnie Polderman, RD
|16:15 – 17:00|
Panel discussion & wrap up: “tricks of the trade”
Speakers of the day will share best practice from their programs that may foster new patient care ideas and strategies.
Continuing professional education units will be applied for through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Program is not affiliated with the Annual Dialysis Conference (ADC).
For questions, please contact Elissaveta Johnson at Elissaveta.Johnson@VitafloUSA.com.
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