Pediatric Transplant Nutrition Practicum
The Pediatric Transplant Nutrition Practicums is offered for Registered Dietitians who work in the field of pediatric transplant (liver, lung, heart, kidney).
Purpose and Content
This program reviews the basics in pediatric nutrition and transplant. Topics including pediatric transplant evaluation, nutritional assessment, nutrition education and difficult cases in enteral and parenteral nutrition for various transplant patients are emphasized.
Discussion among physicians and dietitians is primarily informal. The course pivots around practical experience and serves as time to receive a broad overview of pediatric transplant nutrition with the largest pediatric transplant program.
See the proposed schedule for this practicum.
This program is designed for Registered Dietitians employed within pediatrics or a pediatric transplant program.
The program will be based at main campus Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Continuing Education Accreditation
Texas Children’s Hospital is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Registered Dietitians will receive approximately 20 continuing professional education units for completion of this program.
The Pediatric Transplant Nutrition Practicum will be offered two times this year. Course dates for 2023 are:
- February 6th -10th (Applications due November 11th, 2022)
- October 2nd – 6th (Applications due July 3rd 2023)
There is no registration charge.
Download the program information packet.
If you are interested in participating in this practicum or have any questions, please contact:
Stacey S. Beer MPH, RD, CSP, CCTD, LD
Pediatric Transplant Dietitian
Texas Children's Hospital
Planning Team: Brittany Pearo, Presley Ruland, Susie Culhane, Amanda Winston, Molly Vega, Maris Calderon, Sadiah Rehman, Morgan Bily, Taylor Young, Stacey Beer, Dawn Espinosa, Lauren Cook