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