Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content developer, Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD. Planned with the Dietitians in Medical Nutrition Therapy DPG (DMNT).
This module will focus on managing the gluten-free diet throughout all states of the lifecycle. Specific emphasis is placed on infants, children, early adulthood and the elderly. Management of the gluten-free diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding is also addressed.
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5220, 6060, 9020
Performance Indicators: 8.3.6, 6.1.8, 4.1.2
- List the management concerns of the gluten-free diet in the pediatric population infant, children, the concerns celiac disease and puberty in teenagers, and the challenges of the gluten free on the college students.
- Describe specific nutritional needs during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and apply strategies for meeting those needs.
- Identify the nutritional consequences of the gluten-free diet unique to the elderly population.
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