Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course 2019


Standard: $179.00
Members: $149.00

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Test Taking Tips, Nutrient Deficiencies, Malnutrition Assessment

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Test Taking Tips, Nutrient Deficiencies, Malnutrition Assessment


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!

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply study and test taking tips
  • Identify signs and symptoms of potential nutrient 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, Senior Clinical Infusion Nurse, Cleveland Clinic Home Care Service, Independence, OH
  • Peggy Hipskind, MA, RD, LD, Registered Dietitian, Center for Human Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel Grove City Hospital, Grove City, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Fluids & Electrolytes

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Fluids & Electrolytes


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!

Learning 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, FACS, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Team, Intestinal Rehab and Transplant Program, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Critical Care & Statistics

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Critical Care & Statistics


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!

Learning 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, RDN-AP, CNSC, FCCM, Research Scientist, Department of Research for Patient Care Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

PN and Home PN

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PN and Home PN


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!

Learning 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, Department of Pharmacy, Baptist Health Systems, Jackson, MS
Standard: $39.00
Digitell Project Managers: $19.00

EN and PN Access

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EN and PN Access


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!

Learning Objectives:

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

Speaker(s):
  • Toni Neal, RN, CRNI, CNSC, VA-BC, Senior Clinical Infusion Nurse, Cleveland Clinic Home Care Service, Independence, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Acid Base

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Acid Base


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!

Learning 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, FACS, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Team, Intestinal Rehab and Transplant Program, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

GI Disorders & Ethics

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GI Disorders & Ethics


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!

Learning 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, CNSC, CPNS, FASPEN, Director; Medical Director, Center for Human Nutrition; Intestinal Transplant; Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

EN and Home EN

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EN and Home EN


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!

Learning Objectives:

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

Speaker(s):
  • Lisa Epp, RDN, CNSC, LD, Home Enteral Nutrition Coordinator; Assistant Professor of Nutrition, College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Pediatrics & NICU Nutrition Support

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Pediatrics & NICU Nutrition Support


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!

Learning Objectives:

  • List the primary components of a nutrition 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
  • Idenitfy indications for parenteral and enteral 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 PH
  • Evaluate the role of human milk as the source of optimal enteral nutrition in the neonate

Speaker(s):
  • Elizabeth Bobo, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Pediatric Clinical Dietitian, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
  • Mary Petrea Cober, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Akron Children's Hospital; Northeast Ohio Medical University, Akron, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00
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