Long Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders

Category: MENTOR - Met Ed Nutrition Training Online Resource
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MENTOR, Met Ed Nutrition Training Online Resource, is a series of courses and topics on the nutrition management of metabolic disorders.

LONG CHAIN FATTY ACID OXIDATION DISORDERS

Fran Rohr, MS, RD - Dietitian, Metabolic Clinic, Boston Children's Hospital

The course on Long Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders includes information on disease-specific biochemistry, nutrition
management and monitoring.  Diet calculations are demonstrated at the end of the presentation.

MENTOR is ideal for new dietitians or those wanting a refresher course, as well as other health care professionals.  Participants will earn 2 hours of CPE credit from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics after completing the post-test.

MENTOR provides broad guidance on the management of metabolic disorders.  It should not be relied upon for medical decisions or diet management advice and participants should confer with their medical team regarding specific patient management decisions.  Adherence to these recommendations will not ensure beneficial outcome in all affected individuals.  Clinical assessments must be made by experienced healthcare professional(s) and should include discussions of therapeutic options with affected individuals and their families.  The information, software and services included in or available through MENTOR may include inaccuracies or typographical errors.  To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Met Ed and/or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever, including damages for loss of use arising out of, or in any way connected with, the MENTOR program.

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