This program presented by Carina Venter, PhD, RD, begins with an overview of the prevalence and clinical presentation of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in pediatric patients. Dr. Venter then describes the evidence-based dietary therapy and nutrition management of EoE, which is outlined in nutrition guidelines publications. Dr. Venter describes the role of elemental diets in the management of EoE, including practical guidance on how to initiate these diets and support compliance for efficacy. Finally, Dr. Venter discusses the role of the microbiome in EoE and how it correlates with disease activity. Presented by Carina Venter, PhD, RD.
1. Define eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), including clinical presentation and prevalence
2. Describe evidence-based dietary therapy and nutrition management of EoE
3. Describe the role of elemental diets in the management of EoE, including practical guidance on how to initiate and support compliance
4. Discuss the role of the microbiome in EoE and how it correlates with disease activity
Original Program Date: February 17, 2022; Expiration date: May 31, 2024 Continuing Education: 1.5 CE for Nurses; 1.5 CPEU for Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietetic Technicians - CDR level: II
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