Clinical Nutrition

For Healthcare Professionals

For further information about any of the programs below, please email Sue Konek, Director of Clinical Nutrition.

NICU Practicum

The Neonatal Nutrition practicum is designed for dietitians who are new to the neonatal setting. Enrollment is limited to four dietitians for each one-week practicum. The practicum is offered bi-annually. The program includes on-site experience in the Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit and the clinical nutrition department at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Participants interact with CHOP staff including neonatal dietitians, neonatologists, surgeons, speech therapists, and lactation consultants during lectures and daily multidisciplinary care rounds.

International Clinical Nutrition Study Program

The Department of Clinical Nutrition at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is offering an individualized clinical experience to dietitians living or working outside the United States. The experience will be catered to the individual’s interests and goals and may focus on the development of a current area of practice or a new area of specialization. There will be a fee for each week and the length of the experience can vary from one week to a maximum of four weeks.

Pediatric Nutrition Conference

This conference is designed to provide current information on nutritional management of the pediatric population. This one-day symposium will include keynote lectures, case studies, and breakout sessions. The target audience is registered dietitians, nurses, physicians, allied health professionals and students.

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