Peanut Allergy in Children
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3005, 4150, 5110
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.3.1, 8.3.6, 8.4.4, 10.2.1
CPE Level 3
This continuing education course discusses the complexities of childhood peanut allergy prevention, diagnosis, and management and provides recommendations and practical advice for prevention and management.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Discuss how peanut allergies are diagnosed.
- Evaluate avoidance strategies for the dietary management of peanut allergy in children.
- Provide practical advice for the timely introduction of peanuts and peanut-containing foods during the weaning period.
Carina Venter, PhD, RD, is a Denver-based assistant professor and allergy specialist dietitian at the University of Colorado and Children's Hospital Colorado. She is chair of the International Network for Diet and Nutrition in Allergy.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR