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2021: Hot Topics In Neonatal Nutrition And Perinatal Substance Abuse
After attending this program, participants will be able to:
• Describe sources, benefits and challenges in the clinical utilization of pre- and robiotics in the NICU.
• List elements of the ideal discharge plan for high-risk newborns.
• Discuss non-pharmacological and pharmacological approaches to managing infants exposed to maternal opioid and marijuana use during pregnancy.
• Investigate the reasons for caloric losses and energy expenditures in the NICU patient.

RN CE credit: 5
RD CPEU credit: 5

Jun 22, 2021 09:30 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Sharon Groh-Wargo PhD, RD
Sharon Groh-Wargo PhD, RDN is the Senior Neonatal Nutritionist in the Department of Pediatrics at MetroHealth Medical Center and Professor, Nutrition and Pediatrics, at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.   Dr. Groh-Wargo has over 40 years of experience, is a nationally known speaker and researcher, and has authored numerous publications on neonatal nutrition. She is an editor of both editions of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition and is a contributor to the Academy’s online Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual. Dr. Groh-Wargo authored a chapter on “Lactoengineering” for the 3 rd edition of “Infant and Pediatric Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities”. She participates in the BEGIN Project – Breastmilk Ecology: Genesis of Infant Nutrition - sponsored by the NIH in cooperation with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Terry S. Johnson APN, NNP-BC, MN, CLEC
Terry is a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with over 35 years of experience in a variety of clinical settings including the NICU, Special Care Nursery, Normal Newborn Nursery and Developmental Follow-Up Services. She was a National Patient Safety Fellow and is a member of the Society of Professionals in Patient Safety. A nationally known speaker and educator, Terry is a frequent presenter at national and international nursing and multidisciplinary conferences. She provides private consultation and educational services to health care systems, infant/ family advocacy groups, and industry partners. Terry is a clinical reviewer of the forthcoming third edition of “Infant Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities,” by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.