241. Food Allergies: School Guidelines and Education
- Room: Grand Ballroom West
Monday, October 17, 2016: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Level 2 - Intermediate
As a leader in school-based food allergy guidance and education, Massachusetts has updated the Managing Life-Threatening Food Allergies guidelines and professional development offered to reflect the most current data, laws and policies, terminology, and protocols related to managing life-threatening allergies in the school and early childcare settings. In this session, participants will gain useful in-sight into the role of dietitians/school nutrition professionals can play in implementing state-level guidance and professional development for the prevention and management of life-threatening allergies in the school setting.
1 Learning ObjectivesAfter this presentation, participants will recognize key areas of focus for revising state allergy guidelines.
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After this presentation, participants will identify key methods to create and deliver consistent training to school staff.
3 Learning Objectives:
After this presentation, participants will identify three ways to apply information to their own work with food allergies in schools.
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