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Autism : Nutrition Makes a Difference - Dietitians

CME : 1
Start Date :  Dec 07 - 2017 End Date :  Dec 07 - 2020

Organized by :   ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation

Specialities :   Psychiatry, Nutrition

Conference Summary

Autism : Nutrition Makes a Difference - Dietitians is organized by ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation and will be held during Dec 07, 2017 - Dec 07, 2020.

The target audience for this medical event is interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, physicians, and speech-language pathologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 CPEU Credits.

Conference Description :
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are at risk for many nutrition related problems such as a limited diet, nutrient deficiencies, gastrointestinal disorders and feeding problems. Proper nutrition is critical to feed the child’s brain and body so they are in optimum nutritional status to benefit from their numerous therapies such as speech, occupational, physical and behavioral. A child will not benefit to their full potential from therapy sessions until their nutrition problems are resolved. Therefore, all healthcare professionals treating children with ASD must take into consideration the child’s nutritional status.

This continuing education webinar reviews the role of nutraceuticals such as vitamin/mineral supplement, methyl-B12, vitamin B6, carnitine, omega-3 FA and probiotics in the treatment of ASD. The role of the registered dietitian and other interdisciplinary team members will be discussed. The goal of this presentation is to examine the current evidence-based research related to nutritional treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

Conference Objectives are :
• Discuss how nutrition impacts learning, behavior, speech, and brain function.
• Describe the possible role of various nutraceuticals to treat Autism Spectrum Disorder.
• Explain the role of the SLP, OT, nurse, pharmacist, MD and other health professionals in nutrition interventions.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Credit Info

  • CME : 1
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1 Speakers
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Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 1 Number
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