Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course 2018

Sep 30, 2018 ‐ Sep 30, 2018


Standard: $149.00
Members: $119.00

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Test Taking Tips, Nutrient Deficiencies, and Malnutrition Assessment

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Test Taking Tips, Nutrient Deficiencies, and Malnutrition Assessment

Aug 2, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Aug 2, 2018 4:00pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

  • Apply study and test taking tips
  • Identify signs and symptoms of potential nutritient deficiencies
  • Discuss potential etiologies of nutrient deficiencies
  • Determine the best method for measuring nutrient status
  • Define the etiology approach to malnutrition assessment and the consensus derived diagnostic characteristics
  • Describe application of the diagnostic malnutrition characteristics

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

GI Disorders & Ethics

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GI Disorders & Ethics

Aug 9, 2018 3:00pm ‐ Aug 9, 2018 4:30pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

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

Speaker(s):
  • Donald F. Kirby, MD, FACP, FACN, FACG, AGAF, FASPEN, CNSC, CPNS, Director and Professor of Medicine, VCU Health
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

PN and Home PN

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PN and Home PN

Aug 16, 2018 3:00pm ‐ Aug 16, 2018 4:30pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

  • Identify current indications for parenteral nutrition 
  • Discuss parenteral formula design
  • Evaluate components of parenteral nutrition monitoring and management
  • Identify key safe practice issues

Speaker(s):
  • Phil Ayers, PharmD, BCNSP, FASHP, Chief, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, Jackson, MS
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Fluids & Electrolytes

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Fluids & Electrolytes

Aug 23, 2018 3:00pm ‐ Aug 23, 2018 4:30pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

  • Assess fluid and electrolyte needs of a patient
  • Develop a therapeutic plan for fluid and electrolyte requirements
  • Prevent and manage complications of fluid and electrolyte abnormalities

Speaker(s):
  • Ezra Steiger, MD, Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

EN and PN Access

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EN and PN Access

Aug 28, 2018 3:00pm ‐ Aug 28, 2018 4:30pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

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

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

Pediatrics and NICU Nutrition Support

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Pediatrics and NICU Nutrition Support

Aug 30, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Aug 30, 2018 4:00pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

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

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

Critical Care and Statistics

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Critical Care and Statistics

Sep 6, 2018 3:00pm ‐ Sep 6, 2018 4:30pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

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

Speaker(s):
  • Beth Taylor, DCN, RD, LD, CNSC, FCCM, Nutrition Support Specialist, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Sarah Peterson, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

EN and Home EN

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EN and Home EN

Sep 10, 2018 3:00pm ‐ Sep 10, 2018 4:30pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

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

Speaker(s):
  • Lisa Epp, RDN, LD, CNSC, Instructor of Nutrition, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Acid Base

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Acid Base

Sep 12, 2018 3:00pm ‐ Sep 12, 2018 4:00pm

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. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Objectives:

  • Diagnose major acid-base derangements
  • Recognize compensatory mechanisms for acid-base derangements
  • Describe the roles of buffers in acid-base balance

Speaker(s):
  • Ezra Steiger, MD, Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00