By educating pediatricians and other clinicians who treat infants and toddlers about the most current nutritional data, there is great potential for effective preventive interventions as well as substantial potential health benefits for both the child and adult populations.
to visit the Pediatric Nutrition Learning Center.
After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe current evidence-based best practices in nutrition for infants and young children, issues that need to be addressed, and areas of controversy.
- Continue to build a dialogue with parents on proper nutrition principles and practices and their role in the maintenance of overall health in pediatrics.
- Apply evidence-based best practices in nutrition for infants and young children in a variety of clinical pediatric settings.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Albert Einstein designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each course participant should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Alan M. Lake, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Ronette Briefel, DrPH, RD
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Nancy Butte, MPH, RD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Epidemiology
Professor, Department of Nutrition
University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
Chapel Hill, NC
CME COURSE DIRECTOR
Marguerite M. Mayers, MD
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Accreditor Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest Policy:
The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Albert Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest with regard to their contribution to the activity, or who refuses to provide all their conflict-of-interest information, will not be permitted to present.
Alan M. Lake, MD, is a consultant for Nestle Inc.
Ronette Briefel, DrPH, RD, receives grant/research support from and is a grant reviewer for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Briefel is a member of the speakers’ bureau for Georgia Tech University. She is an employee and a stockholder of Mathematica Policy Research.
Nancy Butte, PhD, is a member of the speakers’ bureau and a consultant for Nestle Inc.
Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD, receives grant/research support from the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC). She is a consultant for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Nestle Inc.
The staffs of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Haymarket Medical Education have no financial relationships to disclose.
PUBLISHING STAFF DISCLOSURES
Marilyn Stearns, MD, Ana Maria Albino, Lynne Callea, and Jeff Gherman, Haymarket Medical Education, have nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Sponsored by Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Supported by an educational grant from Nestle Nutrition Institute
If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact Albert Einstein College of Medicine at 718-920-6674, Ext. 231.
To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better is required. This CME is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the posttest survey, and have received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.
WINDOWS PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
266-MHz Pentium II; Windows 98 or higher; 64 MB RAM; 800 x 600 screen resolution
set for “High Color (16-Bit)”; Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher.
MACINTOSH® SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
Power Mac g3 at 300 MHz; System 8.5 or higher (excluding Mac OSX); 96 MB RAM; 20
MB minimum hard disk space available; 800 x 600 screen resolution set to “Thousands
of Colors”; Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher.