Clinical and Financial Benefits of Implementing an Exclusive Human Milk Diet (EHMD) - a County Hospital Experience
Clinical and Financial Benefits of Implementing an Exclusive Human Milk Diet (EHMD)
- Describe the biologic and clinical benefits of an EHMD with a highlight on gut-brain axis
- Identify the implementation process of an EHMD within a level III county NICU
- Evaluate the financial impact of an EHMD within a level III county NICU & beyond
Rangasamy Ramanathan, MD.
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Division of Neonatal Medicine, LAC+USC Medical Center & PH GoodSamaritan Hospital
Director, NPM Fellowship, NICU & Neonatal Hemodynamics Program
Director, Neonatal Respiratory Therapy Services, LAC+USC Medical Center
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Moderator & Live Q&A:
Moderator: Erin Hamilton Spence, MD, IBCLC
Live Q&A: Diwata Macalino, MS, RDN, CNSC
Target Audience: Neonatologists, NICU Dietitians, Nurses, Nurse Managers, Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, any NICU Clinicians, and Reimbursement Specialists
Contact Hour: Provided by Kendra Schreiner, RN, 18160 Cottonwood Rd., PMB 352, Sunriver, OR, an independent provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #15828. The program is pending approval for 1 CPEU for dietitians or 1 nursing contact hour.