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ASPEN 2019 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference

S43 - Effective Strategies for Maintaining Nutritional Status in Oncology

Mar 24, 2019 3:45pm ‐ Mar 24, 2019 5:45pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00


Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the evidence pertaining to cannabis use for cancer symptom management
  • Describe three or more clinical safety considerations when discussing cannabis use with cancer patients
  • Identify windows of opportunity for protein nutrition across the treatment plan as well as supportive care measures for optimal protein anabolism
  • Analyze the recent evidence of the relevance of body composition in oncology
  • Describe how to screen and assess for malnutrition in older adults with cancer
  • Describe the nutritional support options for older adults with cancer

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 March 23, 2022.  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.

Successful Completion:

To obtain documentation of earned CE credit, listen to the recording in full and complete the evaluation. 


Non-Commercialism: ASPEN subscribes to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. ASPEN does not provide programs that constitute advertisement or include promotional materials. ASPEN does not endorse any products.

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    Refund Policy: Refunds are not available.

    Grievances: Grievances must be submitted in writing to Director of Education and Research at ASPEN 8401 Colesville Road, Suite 510. Silver Spring, MD 20910.

    Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

    No commercial support or sponsorship has been received for this continuing education activity.

    Commercial Relationship Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest:

    Disclosures of conference faculty and planners is available in the conference disclosure supplement or https://www.nutritioncare.org/uploadedFiles/Documents/ASPEN19/ASPEN19%20Disclosure%20Supplement%20FINAL.pdf.

    Accreditation Statement: 

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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. 


    • Mary Marian, DCN, RDN, CSO, FAND, Assistant Professor of Practice/DPD Director, Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


    • Kelay Trentham, MS, RDN, CSO, Oncology Dietitian, MultiCare Regional Cancer Center, Takoma, WA
    • Vickie Baracos, PhD, Professor, Department of Oncology, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    • Carla Prado, PhD, RD, Director, Human Nutrition Research Unit; Associate Professor & Campus Alberta Innovates Program (CAIP) Chair in Nutrition, Food and Health, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, Division of Human Nutrition, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    • St├ęphane Schneider, MD, PhD, FEBGH , Head, Nutritional Support Unit, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Department, Archet University Hospital, Nice, France

    Credits Available

    Effective Strategies for Maintaining Nutritional Status in Oncology Exam

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