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Clinical Nutrition Week 2017


M41 - Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Pediatric and Adult Populations


Feb 20, 2017 4:15pm ‐ Feb 20, 2017 5:45pm

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

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Objectives:

  1. Describe normal physiology of the pancreas and consequences of exocrine pancreatic enzyme deficiency on digestion, including differences between pediatric and adult patients
  2. List several causes of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in different age groups from infants to geriatric patients
  3. Discuss the indications, contraindications, and complications of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT)
  4. Explain factors affecting dose and product selection for PERT, and appropriate administration precautions during altered nutrient intake and feeding routes (oral, gastric tube, jejunal tube)

Speaker(s):

  • Sara E. Bliss, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, Clinical Pharmacist, Surgery/Nutrition Support, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Carol Rollins, MS, RD, PharmD, CNSC, BCNSP, FASPEN, Clinical Professor, Clinical Professor, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Carol Rollins, MS, RD, PharmD, CNSC, BCNSP, FASPEN, Clinical Professor, Clinical Professor, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Speaker(s):

  • Molly Bozic, MD, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, Indianapolis, IN

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