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ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference


PG-2018 - Postgraduate Course: Critical Care


Jan 22, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jan 22, 2018 4:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $79.00
Members: $49.00

Description

This is the optimal course for physicians, dietitians, nurses, and pharmacists who work with critically ill patients. Join your colleagues for an in-depth learning experience in critical care nutrition.

Objectives:

  • Describe methods and tools to screen for malnutrition when conducting a nutrition-focused physical examination in critically ill patients
  • List the causes and consequences of feeding interruptions and identify novel approaches to assure early nutritional adequacy in critically ill patients
  • Summarize the effects of protein supplements on muscle protein synthesis and the potential benefits of specific amino acids/amino acid derivatives
  • Discuss general trace element and micronutrient deficiencies including emerging data on dialysis and critically ill burn patients
  • Explain the importance of the microbiome during physiologic stress and the potential impact of probiotic therapy during critical illness
  • Identify the causes and consequences of constipation as well as the mechanisms underlying existing and novel therapies

Speaker(s):

  • D. Dante Yeh, MD, FACS, FCCM, CNSC, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, The DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Ryder Trauma Center / Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
  • Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel Grove City Hospital, Grove City, OH
  • Mette Berger, MD, PhD, Chief, Intensive Care Unit, Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital, Laussane, Switzerland
  • Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Dept. of Anesthesiology; Director of Perioperative Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute; Co-Director - Nutrition Support Service, Duke University Hospital, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
  • Sadeq Quraishi, MD, MHA, MMSc, Staff Anesthetist and Intensivist, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Credits

Credits: None available.

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