CE Credit: CE credit available for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists and physicians
Total Credit Hours: 1.0
Release Date: November 1, 2019
Expiration Date (all CE credit must be claimed by the expiration date): November 30, 2020
Journal: Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN)
Christina Belza, MN, Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto – Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation; Nurse Practitioner, The Hospital for Sick Children, Group for Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT) Transplant Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Kevin Fitzgerald, BMSc, Doctor of Medicine Candidate, The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Campus, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Nicole de Silva, RN (EC), BScN, MSc, Nurse Practitioner, Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Yaron Avitzur, MD, Associate Professor – Faculty of Medicine, Associate Staff – Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Multi-Organ Transplantation Program, University Health Network, University of Toronto; Training Program Director – Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Medical Director - Joint Program in Intestine Transplantation, University Health Network; Medical Director – Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, SickKids Transplant Centre, Project Investigator – Research Institute, and Staff Gastroenterologist, Clinician-Academic – Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Paul W. Wales, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Surgery - Faculty of Medicine, and Associate Professor - Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto; Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Staff Surgeon, Division of General Surgery, North York General Hospital; Senior Associate Scientist - Research Institute, Clinical Director of Trauma Program Management Team, and Staff Surgeon, Division of General Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The JPEN Editor, in concurrence with ASPEN’s Education and Professional Development Committee, selected this article to be offered for CE credit to fill an observed learning need in the arena of clinical nutrition and metabolism. This CE activity serves to promote the process of life-long learning for physicians, dietitians, pharmacists, and nurses by providing peer-reviewed journal articles that fully qualify for continuing education credits.
Goal and Target Audience:
This educational activity is directed toward clinical nutrition and metabolism professionals and others who wish to update their knowledge of clinical nutrition and metabolism. By participating in this educational activity, the reader may expect to:
Acquire knowledge in the area of clinical nutrition and metabolism research
Update or confirm your understanding of appropriate clinical nutrition and metabolism practices.
Identify further learning needs as they relate to the subject matter.
Describe current factors that have led to improved outcomes and survival in children with intestinal failure resulting from short bowel syndrome.
Discuss factors that contribute to the achievement of enteral autonomy.
Describe the benefits a prediction score will have in the management of children with intestinal failure.
Requirements for Successful Completion:
To obtain CE credit for this activity, attendees must read the journal article in its entirety, complete an online knowledge assessment for each article and complete an online activity evaluation. All CE credit must be claimed prior to the expiration date.
Nurses, Pharmacists and Physicians In support of improving patient care, The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity is for a maximum of 1 contact hour (0.1 CEU) per journal article and is a knowledge activity.
ASPEN designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM per article. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ASPEN is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 3970.
ACPE UAN: JA0002345-0000-19-067-H01-P
ASPEN, Provider Number AM005, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR level 2. Dietitians may post comments on this program on www.cdrnet.org.
Non-Commercialism: ASPEN subscribes to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. ASPEN does not provide programs that constitute advertisement or include promotional materials. ASPEN does not endorse any products.
Computer Requirements and Technical Support: Participants will need a computer with internet connection to access the online assessment and evaluation for each journal article. If the journal article is read electronically, then the ability to read a PDF document is also necessary. Users should enable pop-ups if attempting to read article electronically. For technical difficulties please contact Digitell Inc. Customer Support at: 1-800-679-3646
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Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship has been received for this continuing education activity.
Commercial Relationships Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest (COI) of Authors and Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors
Among the authors, Yaron Avitzur, Nicole de Silva, Kevin Fitzgerald, Christina Belza, and Paul Wales have nothing to disclose.
Among the JPEN Associate Editors, David August, Ronald Koretz, Ding-You Li, Juan Ochoa, Jean-Charles Preiser, and Diana Mager have nothing to disclose.
Lillian Harvey-Banchik has served as a speaker for MEI communications and received honoraria and compensation per talk given.Joseph Boullata has served as a speaker for BBraun and Fresenius Kabi USA and received honoraria. Kathleen Gura has interacted with the following companies in various roles: Fresenius Kabi, honorarium/potential for royalty payments, consultant; Alcresta, honorarium, consultant; Baxter, honorarium, consultant/advisory board; Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company, honorarium, consultant; B Braun, honorarium, consultant; Northsea Therapeutics, honorarium, consultant.
JPEN Editor-in-Chief Kelly Tappenden has served in speaking and teaching roles for Shire Pharmaceuticals, Nutricia North America, and Abbott Nutrition. Has received honoraria for those roles.Has served as a consultant for Baxter Healthcare and received honorarium for that role.
No conflicts related to disclosure information present and subsequently no need for resolution. Standard journal peer-review process also in place as another layer of review to ensure no conflicts to resolve.