2017 Minnesota Neonatal Nutrition Conference
October 11 - October 13
Sign up today! Registration is open for the 2017 Minnesota Neonatal Nutrition Conference – October 11th-13th, 2017
October 11th-13th, 2017
The 2017 Minnesota Neonatal Nutrition Conference aims to enhance expertise by providing the most practical, up-to-date information about neonatal nutrition assessment, intervention, and management to practicing professionals – including dietitians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians.
Topics include (full agenda/brochure on website):
Wednesday, October 11th:
Neonatal Nutrition: Assessment, Intervention & Management for Beginning NICU Practitioners
Presenters: Susan Carlson and Jackie Wessel
Thursday, October 12th:
Malnutrition in the Neonate – Susan Carlson, MMSc, RDN, LD, CNSC
IUGR: Grow Baby Grow – Jae H. Kim, MD, PhD
Late Preterm Infant Nutrition – Jackie Wessel, MEd, RDN, CNSC, CSP
Bone Health in the Preterm Infant – Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RD, LD
Assessment of Neonatal Nutrition Status: Biomarkers and Bioindicators – Michael Georgieff, MD
Friday, October 13th:
Feeding the Premature Infant – Diane M. Anderson, PhD, RD, LD
Maternal Diet and Obesity: Effects on Pregnancy Outcomes, Lactation Success and Human Milk Content – Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN
Myths and Controversies Related to Reflux in Neonates – Thane Blinman, MD
NICU Post-Discharge Nutrition – Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RD, LD
Feeding Practices and Mechanics – Paula Rabaey, MS, OTR/L
2 days – $240
1 day – $125
Wednesday Pre-Conference Workshop – $50
Register online via the online registration link – also on the conference website
Embassy Suites, Minneapolis – Airport
7901 34th Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55425
A block of rooms has been reserved at the rate of $169.00/night for single or double occupancy. You can book rooms online or by phone – reference group rate code NEO.
Earn up to 16.5 continuing education hours for American Nurses Credentialing Center* and MN Board of Nursing, and up to 14 hours for MN Dietetic Association and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Additional 3.5 contact hours for Wednesday pre-conference workshop.
*The Academy of Neonatal Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This conference is supported by the University of Minnesota Division of Neonatology and the Academy of Neonatal Nursing, and made possible by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition.
For questions or to be put on the conference announcement email list, please contact: