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Digital Seminar

Navigating Food Allergies: Guiding Parents to Safe Nutrition


Speaker:
Elizabeth Pecoraro, MS, RDN
Duration:
1 Hour 24 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 06, 2023
Product Code:
POS078672
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

We’ve all seen the stress and confusion that parents of children with food allergies experience. In this session, we delve into the complexities of food allergies, equipping you with the knowledge and communication skills necessary to guide parents effectively. You’ll gain invaluable insights into the best practices for educating parents about food allergies…as we discover strategies to help parents manage their child’s dietary restrictions, from label reading to introducing new foods.  You will be able to confidently support families in making safe and informed dietary choices. 

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

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Earn up to 1.25 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 1.25 contact hours. Expires: 09/10/2026.


California Nurses

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Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.0 self-study contact hours.

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Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 1.25 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 10/06/2023. It was last reviewed on 11/08/2023 and is valid until 11/07/2026

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 10/06/2023. It was last reviewed on 11/08/2023 and is valid until 11/07/2026.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

Elizabeth Pecoraro, MS, RDN's Profile

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Elizabeth Pecoraro, MS, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, food allergy expert, and cookbook author. She has a private practice, working with clients with and without food allergies. Elizabeth has a master’s degree from Columbia University in Nutrition and Applied Psychology. She is the author of The Allergy-Friendly Cookbook, which provides families with a variety of top 9 allergen-free meal ideas. Elizabeth is also a mom of two children with multiple food allergies, so she realizes how overwhelming it can be to navigate feeding your child safely and also nutritiously.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Elizabeth Pecoraro is the founder and owner of Eating Healthy 4 Life, LLC and has an employment relationship with Pace University. She is a published author and receives royalties. Elizabeth Pecoraro receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Elizabeth Pecoraro is a member of the American Dietetic Association.

 


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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Objectives

  1. Breakdown the science behind food allergies to parents in a clear and assuring manner.
  2. Provide parents guidance to help manage their child’s dietary restrictions, from label reading to ensuring proper nutrient needs. 
  3. Boost parental confidence by providing practical tips for safe food choices, meal planning, introduction of new foods, and eating out.
  4. Provide empathetic communication to ease parental anxiety surrounding food allergies. 

Outline

Introduction to Food Allergies
  • What is a food allergy?
  • What are the top 9 allergens in the US?
  • Symptoms and management of a food allergy
  • Difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance
  • What to expect with food allergy testing and oral food challenges
Nutrition and Food Allergies
  • Nutrients in the top 9 food allergens
  • Substitutions to get in all needed nutritients when you have multiple food allergies
  • How to get adequate protein into your diet with multiple food allergies
  • How to introduce new foods into your child’s diet
  • Tips for eating out at restaurants with food allergies
  • How to navigate eating at school with food allergies
Grocery Shopping with Food Allergies
  • Reading food labels
  • Finding safe food products online
  • Navigating the supermarket
Support and the Future of Food Allergies
  • Where to find support
  • How to teach a child to self advocate
  • What’s in the pipeline when it comes to food allergy research

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Dietitians
  • Nutritionists

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