Nutrition Care for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

December 15, 2022,  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 

Event Type: Webinars

Children with complex medical needs and developmental disabilities are surviving longer and making the transition to adult care. This webinar will address the challenges and opportunities associated with the transition to adult care. It will specifically cover nuances to the nutrition assessment and plan for these patients and address tips and tricks to help families with a smooth transition to adult medical care. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the special nutritional considerations when individuals with intellectual and developmental disorders transition from the pediatric to the adult life stage  
  2. Choose the correct method of assessing the anthropometrics and estimating nutritional needs for adults with intellectual and developmental disorders  
  3. Develop an appropriate nutrition support plan for an adult with intellectual and developmental disorders

Faculty and Topics
Nutrition Assessment and Plan for Adults with Developmental Disabilities 
Carol Skerbitz, RD, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, St. Paul, MN

Making the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care for Patients with Developmental Disabilities
Tori Bahr, MD, Associate Medical Director of Pediatrics, Gillette Children’s Hospital, St. Paul, MN 

Christopher M. Sprinzyk, MSEd, RDN, LD, CD, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, Home Infusion Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR

UAN: JA0002345-0000-22-165-L04-P
CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Learning Level: Intermediate

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