Zinc Deficiency in Children

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2020, 2090, 3005, 4150
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.3.7, 10.4.4
CPE Level 2

This continuing education course describes the role zinc plays in the body, especially in the growth and development of children, and guides RDs in identifying, preventing, and managing deficiency.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
1. State at least three functions of zinc in the body.
2. Name at least four causes of zinc deficiency in infants and children.
3. Describe consequences of zinc deficiency in infants and children.
4. Analyze different ways pediatric patients can be evaluated for zinc deficiency.
5. Teach patients how to include adequate zinc in the diet.
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
01/13/2020
Course expires: 
01/12/2023
CE Club cost:
$12.00
CE Club cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$24.00
Rating: 
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Amy E. Reed, MS, RD, CSP, LD, a private practice dietitian in Cincinnati.

The author has no relevent disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/13/2020
Course expires: 
01/12/2023

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
CE Club cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$24.00
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