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Nutrition and Growth During the Adolescent Years
Written by Aurea Thompson, MSH, RDN, CSP, LDN
Edited by Mary Ann Cockram, MS, RD, LD and Wolf J. Rinke, PHD, RDN, CSP

C318
18 CPEUs
HARD COPY
$139.95
C318E
18 CPEUs
ELECTRONIC
$129.95

Manual with 1 Reporting Form, 140 pgs.
Practical strategies to help you teach adolescents how to fuel their body in a manner that will allow them increased autonomy in the decision process. Topics include sexual maturation, assessing the teen, fueling for sport, eating disorders, and other risky behaviors.

Upon successful completion of this learning program, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective communication strategies leading to behavior changes in the adolescent client.
  • Apply effective teaching strategies leading to behavior changes in the adolescent client.
  • Assess the nutritional adequacy of a teen's diet.
  • Identify the specific nutrient needs of the adolescents as their body develops and matures.
  • Promote current dietary recommendations to reduce the risk of chronic disease.
  • Recognize what influences the food choices of the adolescent.
  • Describe risks of eating disorders to the adolescent.
  • Implement therapeutic approaches that will enable the eating disorder clients to recover.
  • Assist the obese adolescent to embrace healthy weight loss measures.
  • Calculate the fuel needs for the athletic teen and plan meals to enhance peak performance.
  • Identify common ergogenic aids the adolescent may use to gain the competitive edge.
  • Identify a teen experiencing the female athlete triad and provide dietary steps to aid in the recovery process.
  • Counsel teens regarding the nutritional impact of risky behaviors.

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Nutrition and Growth During the Adolescent Years
Written by Aurea Thompson, MSH, RDN, CSP, LDN
Edited by Mary Ann Cockram, MS, RD, LD and Wolf J. Rinke, PHD, RDN, CSP

Copyright 2018 Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. All rights reserved for this self-directed learning program. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission from the publisher is prohibited.

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OVERVIEW AND INSTRUCTIONS

This program is a level 2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program approved for 18 continuing professional education units (CPEUs). That means that the reader has general knowledge of the literature and professional practice in the area covered. The focus of the program is to enhance knowledge and application.
To get the most out of this CPE program it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:

  • Review the objectives in this study guide.
  • Read and study the book.
  • Assess what you have learned by answering the self-assessment questions in this study guide.
  • Compare your answers to the answer key, which you will find at the end of the study guide. If you scored at least 80% (40 questions) correct, you have completed the program and are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REPORTING FORM in front of this study guide. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read the appropriate sections of the book and re-test yourself until you score at least 80% (40 questions) correct.

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Reference
1. Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Ireland M, Evans T. Adolescent health and nutrition: a survey of perceived knowledge and skill competencies and training interests among dietitians working with youth. J Am Diet Assoc. 2000;100:362-364.

OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this learning program, you will be better able to:

  • Identify the specific nutrient needs of adolescents as their bodies develop and mature.
  • Assess the nutritional adequacy of a teen's diet.
  • Promote current dietary recommendations to reduce the risk of chronic disease.
  • Address the current health threats in adolescents such as obesity, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes.
  • Explain what influences the food choices of adolescents.
  • Counsel adolescents regarding the risks of eating disorders.
  • Implement therapeutic approaches that will enable the recovery of eating disorder clients.
  • Assist overweight or obese adolescents by embracing healthy weight loss measures.
  • Calculate the fuel needs for athletic teens and plan meals to enhance peak performance.
  • Identify common ergogenic aids adolescents may use to gain the competitive edge.
  • Instruct teens experiencing the female athlete triad and provide dietary steps to aid in the recovery process.
  • Counsel teens regarding the nutritional impact of risky behaviors.
  • Demonstrate effective communication strategies leading to behavior changes in adolescent clients.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter One: The Changing Body and Nutrient Needs of Adolescents
The Maturing Body
Sexual Maturation
Height
Body Composition
Measuring Growth
Nutrient Needs
Energy Needs
Protein
Fat
Calcium
Iron
Fiber
Vitamins
References

Chapter Two: Dietary Recommendations
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Choose MyPlate
Healthy People 2020: Objectives for the Nation
Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables
DASH
References

Chapter Three: Eating Independence
Food Choices
Breakfast
School Influences
Snacking
Television
Fast Food
Vegetarianism
References

Chapter Four: The Perfect Body Illusion
Body Image
Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Binge-Eating Disorder
Obesity
References

Chapter Five: Active Teens
Fuel Needs
Pre-Event Fuel
Fluid Replacement
Recovery Fuel
Energy Bars and Gels
Ergogenic Aids
Protein Pushers
Weight Gain
Female Athlete Triad
References

Chapter Six: Risky Behavior
Peer Pressure
Drug Use
Cigarette Smoking
Alcohol
Marijuana
Stimulants
Caffeine
Teen Pregnancy
References

Chapter Seven: Counseling Teens
Family Ties
References

Case Study
Appendix: CDC Pediatric Growth Charts
List of Abbreviations
Glossary
Self-Assessment Questions
Answer Key
Explanation to Questions
About the Author
About the Editors

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Aurea R. Thompson, MSH, RDN, CSP is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. An Ohio native, she holds a B.S. in Dietetics from Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, where she completed a coordinated undergraduate program including an internship rotation through the University of Michigan hospital system. She then went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Health Science at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL.
Aurea has more than 20 years of experience as a registered dietitian. She started her career as a public health nutritionist for the Nassau County Department of Health working in the WIC program. She went on to become the WIC Director for both Nassau and Baker County. In 1999, she left community dietetics to begin her clinical career as a dietitian at St Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. During this time, she authored two publications for Ronald Watson’s series Nutrition and AIDS and AIDS and Heart Disease. In 2000, she was named “Young Dietitian of the Year” by the Jacksonville Dietetic Association and was recognized by the Florida Dietetic Association. She has been a pediatric dietitian at Wolfson Children’s Hospital since 2003 in Jacksonville, FL, where she currently specializes in pediatric and neonatal critical care nutrition. She has earned her Certification as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition through the Commission on Dietetic Registration since 2007. In addition to her hospital work, she writes a monthly nutrition article for Jax4kids, a publication that features local community topics and information with a focus on children and adolescents. She is a wife and busy mother of two.

ABOUT THE EDITORS 

Mary Ann Cockram, MS, RD, LD is a Research Scientist in the Scientific and Medical Affairs group at Abbott Nutrition where she provides clinical nutrition education and brand support internally to Sales and Marketing and externally to clinicians and consumers for Abbott’s critical care and surgical products. Her area of interest is enteral feeding.
Mary Ann received a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IN, and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from Rush University in Chicago.
She is a member of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Mary Ann has served as chair of the Medical Nutrition Practice Group, and as the assistant editor and editor of Medical Nutrition Matters, the newsletter of this practice group. Mary Ann continues to write continuing professional education test questions for the articles in Medical Nutrition Matters. She participated as an evidence analyst on the Evidence Analysis Team for Adult Weight Management for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and she attended the test item writer workshop sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP is the president and founder of Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., a company that has provided high-quality CPE programs to nutrition professionals since 1990.
He earned a BS at Drexel University, an MS at Iowa State University, a PhD in Continuing and Vocational Education (Adult Ed) at the University of Wisconsin, and interned at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He participated in a test item writer workshop sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
Wolf is a past Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management & Technology, University of Maryland, and a former Adjunct Faculty Member, School of Continuing Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.
He is the past president of the DC Dietetic Association and has been honored by the Academy with the Award for Excellence in the practice of Management; the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award; the Outstanding Service Award; and has delivered the Lenna Frances Cooper Lecture.
At the Academy he has served in numerous leadership roles including Chair, Scholarship Committee, DBC; Chair, Communication Committee, CDR; Chair, Area Coordinating Committee, COE; Chair, COE, and member of the Resource for Education Programs Committee; Honors Committee; CDR, Licensure Panel and Ethical Practices Task Force; CDR; House of Delegates and Board of Directors.
He is the author of more than 500 articles, numerous CPE self-study programs, and several popular books including Make It a Winning Life: Success Strategies for Life, Love and Business; Winning Management: 6 Fail-Safe Strategies for Building High-Performance Organizations; and Don’t Oil the Squeaky Wheel and 19 Other Contrarian Ways to Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Special thanks to the following individuals for reviewing this CPE program.

Catherine Christie, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND
Associate Dean, Professor, and Nutrition Program Director
Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

Stephanie Perry, MSH, RDN, LDN
Crosier Health & Wellness, LLC
Jacksonville, FL

Catherine Wallace, MSH, RDN, LD/N
Nutrition Support Specialist, Barnes Healthcare
Instructor of Nutrition and Food Science
Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

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