Childhood and Adolescent Nutrition - RD69

Childhood and Adolescent Nutrition

by Kala Shipley, RD, MBA
RD69
(4.4 / 185 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (8.00 CPEU)

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Summary:

Author Kala Shipley has spent her career working with children's nutrition programs. She brings a fresh perspective to the latest edition of this comprehensive course on nutrition from weaning through adolescence. Includes important information in childhood weight control and obesity, exercise, growth and development, supplementation, and hyperactivity.

Objectives:

The goal of this course is to provide an overview of nutrition guidelines, tools to assess nutritional status and resources to address nutrition-related influences and concerns during childhood and adolescence. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the nutrition guidelines for healthy eating for children and adolescents and how growth and development are assessed
  • Identify environmental, cultural, socioeconomic and family influences for the prevention of childhood overweight
  • Understand legislation that influences the school meals program and how this program can improve the health and academic success of students
  • State pros and cons of vitamin/mineral supplements for children and adolescents
  • Define food allergies and discuss methods of diagnosing and treating
  • State scientifically documented relationships between hyperactivity and food, psychoses/behavior and food, and performance/learning abilities and food
  • State why nutritional counseling and intervention strategies should be targeted at the teen himself or herself rather than the parents
  • State three areas of concern regarding nutrition in adolescent athletes and state how to evaluate the diet for adequacy
  • Describe the following nutrition-related problems and list how to treat or prevent: nutritional anemias, obesity, anorexia and bulimia
  • State the nutrition problems related to fast food consumption and list three                 optimal meal choices to minimize these problems
  • Describe food jags, at what ages they usually occur and how parents can best handle them
  • Describe the influence television has on children’s food choices and recommend two ways for parents to cope with it
  • Discuss the ramifications of high-serum cholesterol in children, including etiology of atherosclerosis, risk assessment and measuring techniques, and treatment modalities
  • Discuss how nutrition affects dental health
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Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, and fitness professionals.
 
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 3000, 3020, 4000, 4030, 4040, 4150, 4160, 6040 and performance indicators of 4.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.3.6, 8.3.7.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 3/1/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/6/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/6/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Kim W - linfield, PA  ·  Jul 16, 2016
The course is very informative
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Lalita K - Rockville, MD  ·  May 26, 2016
This course was insightful.
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Carol R - Bailey, NC  ·  May 22, 2016
Excellent materials. Very well developed.
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Laura F - Burke, VA  ·  May 21, 2016
Great overall review of childhood and adolescent nutrition!
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Ashleigh F - Tampa, FL  ·  May 17, 2016
Very informative and useful information
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