The NCP 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.
Identify the need for a national and global consensus on nutrition screening and malnutrition diagnosis.
Distinguish the relationship between documentation of malnutrition and improvement in hospital outcomes including reimbursement.
Compare and contrast malnutrition screening tools used in clinical practice.
Identify a process for improving documentation of hospital-based screening tools by the health care team.
Compare and contrast malnutrition diagnostic practices used in clinical practice.
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.
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.
Pharmacists: ASPEN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours/0.1 CEUs. ACPE UAN: JA0002345-0000-22-109-H04-P. Knowledge Activity.
Nurses: ASPEN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 nursing contact hours. ASPEN is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Nursing, provider number CEP3970.
Dietitians: ASPEN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 CPEU.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
Non-Commercialism: ASPEN subscribes to the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. ASPEN does not provide programs that constitute advertisement or include promotional materials. ASPEN does not endorse any products.
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Grievances: Grievances must be submitted in writing to Director of Education at ASPEN 8401 Colesville Road, Ste 510, Silver Spring, MD 20910
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
The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies: Mary House, Caitlin Gwaltney
Among the NCP Associate Editors, Angela Bingham, Mary McCarthy and Kristen Roberts have nothing to disclose.
ASPEN staff have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
Note: an ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. For specific examples of ineligible companies visit accme.org/standards.
Financial relationships are relevant if the following three conditions are met for the prospective person who will control content of the education:
A financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company.
The financial relationship existed during the past 24 months.
The content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship.