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ASPEN 2019 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference

T20 - Macronutrient Metabolism During Critical Illness - From Basic Principles to Delivery and Monitoring

Mar 26, 2019 9:45am ‐ Mar 26, 2019 11:45am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the basic physiology of energy metabolism
  • Summarize the principle pathologic alterations during critical illness
  • Discuss principles of indirect calorimetry and its role in monitoring energy metabolism and substrate oxidation
  • Apply principles of protein and lipid oxidation when prescribing macronutrient composition and dose in the diet of the critically ill patient
  • Discuss the caloric sources in a mixed diet and its impact on clinical outcomes during critical illness

Moderators:  Nilesh Mehta, MD; Pierre Singer, MD 

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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    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.


    • Nilesh Mehta, MD, Director, Critical Care Nutrition; Associate Medical Director, Medical and Surgical ICU; Director of Quality and Outcomes, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
    • Dileep Lobo, MD, Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery and Gastroentrology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    • Mette Berger, MD, PhD, Chief, Intensive Care Unit, Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital, Laussane, Switzerland
    • Pierre Singer, MD, Chief, Intensive Care Unit, Anesthesia and Critical Care, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

    Credits Available

    Macronutrient Metabolism During Critical Illness - From Basic Principles to Delivery and Monitoring Exam

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