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The symposia team would like to note that the choice of topic, speakers and venue are not influenced by any sponsors or collaborators.
Join us for a day of up-skilling and professional development. In a slightly different approach to our normal symposia, there will be four presentations by paediatric nutrition experts followed by ten interactive workshops (topics below), of which you can choose which to attend.
Who should come?
Midwives, Plunket Nurses, Practice Nurses, Community health workers, General Practitioners.
Baby-led weaning present some nutritional challenges, including the risk of micronutrient deficiencies. Suggestions for ensuring adequate nutrition are presented by a dietitian.
Practical help with managing children
In most cases some dietary adjustments can be very helpful in improving laxation – tips from a paediatric dietitian
How to manage a fussy child who is also overweight
How to recognise the red flags that indicate such nutritional issues in children as nutrient deficiencies, over- or under-eating.
Facilitated by a paediatric psychologist.
“Forrest Plots” and “odds ratios” – do you know what they are? Increase your understanding of the results when you read a research paper.
Tips and tricks for planning and delivering a great presentation.
Managing weight during pregnancy
When do toddlers need follow-on milks?
When and how?
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Last updated on Monday 23 May 2016