Nutritional Management of Children With Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4040, 5070, 5110, 5220; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 8.4.1, 10.2.9
This continuing education course reviews medical and dietary treatment options for eosinophilic esophagitis, focusing on the role of the dietitian in assessment, dietary antigen elimination, and nutritional monitoring of pediatric patients.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Define eosinophilic esophagitis and state its symptoms and associated nutritional risks.
- Discuss the role of the dietitian in nutritional management of this condition.
- Explain the potential for nutritional deficiencies in allergy-restricted diets.
Alison Cassin, MS, RD, CSP, LD, is a clinical pediatric dietitian at the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Alison Cassin, MS, RD, CSP, LD reports the following relevant disclosures: she serves as a consultant to and has received honoraria from Nutricia North America. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR