Identify the factors contributing to cancer cachexia
Appreciate the role of nutritional care (i.e., counselling, supplementation, EN, PN) in cancer patients
Discuss the pharmacologic role of specific nutrients (i.e., HMB, omega-3 fatty acids, BCAA, …)
Dietitian CE Credit Only:
This program is approved for RDs, RDNs and DTRs under Activity Type 175 in accordance with CDR guidelines. RDs and RDNs may claim up to 30 CPEUs under this CPE Activity Type in a recertification cycle; DTRs may claim up to 20 CPEUS. For additional information, please click here.
The CE credit for this activity expires January 17, 2021. All CE credit must be claimed by this date.
Goal and Target Audience:
The ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference is designed for dietitians, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, researchers, and others who practice the sciences of clinical nutrition and metabolism. The conference provides nutrition support professionals with current and cutting-edge information in the field of nutrition support, clinical nutrition, and metabolism.
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ASPEN, Provider AM005, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Dietitians may post comments on this program on the CDR website www.cdrnet.org.
Total amount of credit is specified with each individual recording.
Recommended RAM: 512MB+
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Nutritional Care in Cancer Patients: A Key Factor to Enhance Clinical Outcomes Exam
1.50 - Dietitian
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