Pediatric Malnutrition: Case Based Approaches from Nutrition and Gastroenterology

This course for the interdisciplinary health care team (RN, MD, APP) provides a review of the clinical pathways for the diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and management of pediatric malnutrition. The course also includes case study presentations and discussion on diagnostic and treatment considerations for pediatric malnutrition from a nutrition and gastroenterology lens.

Estimated time for completion: 1 hour

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Physicians

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this activity, learners will be able to report new knowledge related to malnutrition in order to provide current, evidence-based care to pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the standardized criteria for diagnosing pediatric malnutrition
  • Differentiate between malnutrition and appropriate or expected growth
  • Identify diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in common clinical scenarios of pediatric malnutrition
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
United States

Faculty Presenter:
Liliane Diab, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical Director, Nutrition Clinic
Children’s Hospital Colorado 

Jason Soden, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Program
Medical Co-Director, Digestive Health Institute
Children’s Hospital Colorado 

Peer Reviewer:
Kerry Z. Reed, RN, MS, CPNP
Senior Instructor, Digestive Health Institute 
Children's Hospital Colorado


Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1 nursing contact hour(s) is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course.

Criteria to Obtain Continuing Education Certificate
Complete this course and the evaluation. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 NCPD


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Required Hardware/software

You will need access to the internet, speakers or a headset to participate in this course.