Patricia Novak MPH, RD, CLE. For the past thirty years, Patricia has worked with children and families focusing on feeding. Her experience has included inpatient lactation support, early intervention programs, interdisciplinary feeding clinics and teenage eating disorders. She has authored articles and presented internationally with emphasis on autism spectrum disorders, relation-based feeding intervention and weight control for children with special needs.
Title: Clear Your Plate: Re-thinking Managing Weight in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Other Development Disabilities
Date: Wednesday, January 29th
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
CE Credit: 1.0 contact hour, 1.0 CPE
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Upon completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Describe the role biological factors play within the Intellectual/Developmental disabilities (IDD) population that influences the development of obesity.
- Discuss the role sensory processing plays on the development of obesity.
- Identify the role of communication in treating obesity in the IDD population.
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Details on CE Credits
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Villanova University College of Nursing / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (VN0001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).