GNYDA PSIG Fall 2014 Lecture

  • 08 Oct 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hatch Auditorium

The Greater New York Dietetic Association
Pediatric Special Interest Group
Fall 2014 Lecture:

The “Big Eight” and Beyond: Understanding Childhood Food Allergies

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

6:00 – 8:30 pm

LOCATION

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hatch Auditorium

1450 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY (at 99th Street)

 

SPEAKER

Marion Groetch, MS, RDN is the Director of Nutrition Services at the Jaffe Food Allergy
Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  She is involved in research,
educational programming and the care of patients with food allergy.  Marion has published original research and many text book and online chapters on food allergy management and is an invited peer reviewer for numerous allergy and immunology journals, as well as being a frequent invited lecturer at both national and international allergy and nutrition conferences.

AGENDA

  • 6:00 – 7:30pm  Lecture and Case Studies
  • 7:30 – 8:00pm  Question and Answer Session
  • 8:00 – 8:30pm  Networking and Refreshments

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Following this course,
participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the differences between IgE-mediated food allergy and other types of food allergies and intolerances.
  2. Recognize the signs and symptoms of food allergy.
  3. Identify the aspects of diet and medical history needed to evaluate patients with adverse food reactions.
  4. Differentiate gold standard lab methods used in food allergy testing from unproven or ineffective methods.
  5. Plan an appropriate diet and course of nutrition therapy for a patient with food
    allergies.
  6. Understand the nutritional risks associated with food allergies and elimination diets. 
  7. Discuss food labeling regulations, including the new gluten labeling update.

REGISTRATION FEES

$40 GNYDA, LIDA, WRDA members*

$20 GNYDA student members

$85 non-members**

$50 student non-members**

* LIDA & WRDA members must email gnyda.psig@gmail.com to obtain registration code in order to receive discounted pricing*

**non-member pricing includes 2014-2015 membership dues**

On-site registration will be available at an additional cost, space permitting.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Registered Dietitians:
2.0 CPEs have been requested for completion of this event

 

FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION Visit the GNYDA website at www.gnyda.org/Public/Events.aspx
FOR OTHER QUESTIONS CONTACT PSIG CO-CHAIRS gnyda.psig@gmail.com

 

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