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Feeding Preterm Infants in Neonatal Units

Feeding Preterm Infants in Neonatal Units

Feeding Preterm Infants in Neonatal Units

Karen Hayes - Neonatal Dietitian, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University NHS Foundation Trust
Karen Hayes - Neonatal Dietitian, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University NHS Foundation Trust
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 23 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 02 May 2018

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This session is designed to introduce you to the nutritional needs of the preterm infant. It is designed to take you through some of the nutritional factors affecting preterm infants, including preterm nutritional requirements, growth and feeding methods and establishing feeds. In this session we will also focus on preterm enteral feeding including the use of preterm breastmilk and formula and establishing onto oral feeding.This session was reviewed by Elaine Tabony and updated in February 2017.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• List the nutritional requirements and how to meet them to support optimal growth of preterm infants in neonatal units and following discharge
• Decide when preterm infants need parenteral nutrition and enteral nutrition
• Describe the optimal initiation and progression regimens for parenteral nutrition and enteral nutrition
• List the nutritional and non-nutritional advantages of breastmilk for the preterm infants compared to infant formula
• Advise mothers of preterm infants on overcoming the challenges of establishing lactation and breastfeeding
• Advise parents on the use of specialist infant formulas available for in-patient and discharged preterm infants
Karen Hayes - Neonatal Dietitian, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University NHS Foundation Trust

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Karen Hayes - Neonatal Dietitian, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University NHS Foundation Trust
on behalf of Health Education England

Karen Hayes is a Registered Dietitian. After working in hospitals in London she moved to Cambridge and works as the Neonatal Dietitian on the Regional Neonatal Surgical Unit at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (Addenbrooke’s Hospital).

Karen’s interests are in all aspects of neonatal nutrition but she has a particular interest in the complex nutritional needs of the preterm surgical infant. Karen is a member of the British Dietetic Association’s Paediatric Group and the Neonatal Dietitian’s Interest Group (NDIG).

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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