Guidance for Infant Feeding and Food Allergy Prevention

Presented by Ellen Karlin, MMSc, RDH, LDN, a nutrition consultant who holds a Master of Medical Science degree in nutrition education and is a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Ms. Karlin has no relevant financial relationships to report.

Created August 2021; Expires August 2024
Course is 60-minutes and participants who successfully complete the post-test will earn one CE credit.

Patient Guidance for Infant Feeding: Solving the Mystery of Food Allergy Prevention for Dental Professionals
The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans include key messages that are relevant to the way in which we should be counseling dental patients regarding infant feeding as a way to prevent food allergy. The change in guidance has created uncertainity, confusion and fear among patients with regards to how and when to introduce allergens into a baby's diet. This course will provide practical advice you can share with your patients for food allergy prevention.
Upon completion of the online training, the participant should be able to:
-- Discuss the leading hypotheses for the rapid rise in childhood food allergy.
-- Formulate how to address the nutritional and oral needs in the pediatric food allergy community.

-- Discuss the current evidence-based food allergy prevention guidelines that can be integrated into individualized, comprehensive oral health care messages.

Fees: $15 - PDA Member dentist
$50 - ADA Member dentist
$100 - Nonmember dentist
$15 - Hygienists, Assistants & Non-licensed staff
CE Credits:
1 credit hour recommended for dentists, hygienists & assistants

Cancellation policy: No refunds are issued for online CE courses.

PDA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider 
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
PDA designates this activity for 1 (one) continuing education credit.

Important registration information:
Non-dentist dental team members and non-member dentists may contact PDA at (717) 234-5941, Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to establish a username and password. After hours, email PDA's membership department who will assist you on the next business day.
1. Sign in to the website with your user name and password. Note: Every PDA member dentist has a user name and password. For most dentists, your website default username is your first initial, last name and four-digit year of birth with no spaces, no punctuation.
 The password is lowercase ada and your ADA number. If you don't remember your username and password, please contact PDA's membership department.

2. Click the Register Myself button. Pricing will be applied based on your member status.

3. If payment is required, enter your credit card information.
4. Click Submit Order to complete your registration. You have 24/7 access to the program for 6-months from the date of registration. Launch the course by clicking the Online CE button on the Self-Study Courses tab of the Event Calendar. Click the button Go to your Learning Center and then launch the course. If the course does not play, copy the URL of the web page and add it as an allowed site under pop-up blockers. For assistance, Google instructions to add an allowed website for the browser you use to search the internet. Launch the course again.
5. Upon successful completion of the post-test, a verification of participation form will be saved in your 
Learning Center. To access your Learning Center, click the Online CE button above the list of courses on the Prerecorded Events tab of the Event Calendar. Click the button Go to your Learning Center. The verification of participation forms for online courses completed with PDA will be under the Completed tab.Click View Certificate to print the form or save a copy to your computer.
If you have questions, contact PDA  at (717) 234-5941 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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