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A free online accredited CPD program for healthcare professionals

Optimizing Infant Development: Nutrition and DHA

1.00 Mainpro+ Credit(s)

Program available online until: October 23, 2017

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit(s).

Planning Committee

  • Susan Carlson, PhD.
  • Sandra Lee, MD, CCFP.
  • Sol Stern, MD, MSc, BSc, MCFP.
  • Phyllis Bedder, MD.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of counselling mothers/parents early on infant development
  • Describe the difference between DHA and other omega-3 fatty acids
  • Describe the role that DHA plays in infant growth and development
  • Identify and describe the different ways in which infants can receive optimal levels of DHA through nutrition
  • Refer to global expert positions for recommended DHA levels in the infant diet

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