Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course - 2017

Jul 20, 2017 ‐ Sep 7, 2017



Sessions

Test Taking Tips, Nutrient Deficiencies, and Malnutrition Assessment

Jul 20, 2017 2:00pm ‐ Jul 20, 2017 4:00pm

Identification: WEB170720

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively.

In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply study and test taking tips
  2. Identify signs and symptoms of potential nutrient deficiencies
  3. Discuss potential etiologies of nutrient deficiencies
  4. Determine the best method for measuring nutrient status
  5. Define the etiology approach to malnutrition assessment and the consensus derived diagnostic characteristics
  6. Describe application of the diagnostic malnutrition characteristics

Speaker(s):
  • Ainsley M. Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Nutrition Support Team, Mt. Carmel West Hospital, New Albany, OH
  • Toni Neal, RN, CRNI, CNSC, VA-BC
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Fluids and ElectrolytesFluids and Electrolytes

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Fluids and Electrolytes

Jul 27, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Jul 27, 2017 4:30pm

Identification: WEB170727

ASPEN's Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively.

In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Assess fluid and electrolyte needs of a patient
  2. Develop a therapeutic plan for fluid and electrolyte requirements
  3. Prevent and manage complications of fluid and electrolyte abnormalities

Speaker(s):
  • Ezra Steiger, MD, FACS, FASPEN, AGAF, Nutrition Support Team, Intestinal Rehab and Transplant Program, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

EN and Home UseEN and Home Use

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EN and Home Use

Aug 3, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Aug 3, 2017 4:30pm

Identification: WEB170803

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively.

In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify appropriate candidates for enteral nutrition (EN) support
  2. Create an enteral nutrition support therapy plan incorporating safe practices and evidenced based research for inpatients and outpatients
  3. Describe enteral nutrition support therapy complications, prevention, and potential treatment
  4. Review methods for patient education

Speaker(s):
  • Michelle Romano, RDN, LD/N, CNSC, Parenteral Nutrition Manager, Fresenius-Kabi USA, Jacksonville, FL
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Critical Care and StatisticsCritical Care and Statistics

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Critical Care and Statistics

Aug 10, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Aug 10, 2017 4:30pm

Identification: WEB170810

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively.

In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the factors associated with malnutrition in critical illness
  2. Outline key points from the 2009 Society for Critical Care Medicine / ASPEN guidelines
  3. Discuss implications of recent publications since the 2009 guidelines
  4. Explain the differences in various types of medical literature to form clinical recommendations
  5. Identify statistical techniques for incorporating literature evaluation in clinical decisions
  6. Describe the difference between a p-value and confidence interval

Speaker(s):
  • Todd Canada, PharmD, BCNSP, FASHP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

GI Disorders and EthicsGI Disorders and Ethics

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GI Disorders and Ethics

Aug 17, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Aug 17, 2017 4:30pm

Identification: WEB170817

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively.

In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List the indications and contraindications for enteral and parenteral nutrition in specific disease states
  2. List common nutritional deficiencies that can occur from GI losses due to various diseases
  3. Develop strategies for nutrition support of patients with GI diseases
  4. Discuss ethical issues related to nutrition support

Speaker(s):
  • Donald F. Kirby, MD, FACP, FACN, FACG, AGAF, CNSC, CPNS, Director, Center for Human Nutrition; Medical Director, Intestinal Transplant; Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

PN and Home UsePN and Home Use

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PN and Home Use

Aug 24, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Aug 24, 2017 4:30pm

Identification: WEB170824

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively.

In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify current indications for parenteral nutrition
  2. Discuss parenteral formula design
  3. Evaluate components of parenteral nutrition monitoring and management
  4. Identify key safe practice issues

Speaker(s):
  • Andrew Mays, PharmD, CNSC, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Nutrition Support, University of Mississippi Medical Center; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Pediatrics and NICU Nutrition Support

Aug 31, 2017 2:00pm ‐ Aug 31, 2017 4:00pm

Identification: WEB170831

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively.

In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List the primary components of a nutrition assessment for a pediatric patient
  2. Identify the different types of infant and pediatric formulas and their recommended uses
  3. Define the nutrient needs of a pediatric patient receiving nutrition support
  4. Identify the nutritional requirements of the neonate and indications for parenteral nutrition (PN)
  5. Discuss neonatal requirements for macronutrients and micronutrients used in neonatal PN
  6. Review key compounding challenges in neonatal PH

Speaker(s):
  • Mary Petrea Cober, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator, NICU, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH
  • Elizabeth Bobo, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Pediatric Clinical Dietitian, Department of Gasteroenterology and Nutrition, Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

EN and PN AccessEN and PN Access

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EN and PN Access

Sep 7, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Sep 7, 2017 4:30pm

Identification: WEB170907

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively. In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify key factors of enteral and parenteral access devices: choice (device and selection), complications (recognition, prevention and treatment), and care
  2. Highlight timely topics on the horizon

Speaker(s):
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00