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Use of Supplemental PN for Surgical Oncology Patients



There is a need for best practice recommendations for the use of supplemental parenteral nutrition (PN). The speakers will share their expertise on use of supplemental PN in surgical oncology patient populations, including when to use initiate it and how best to manage these patients who may receive supplemental PN. A case-based global approach will be employed using an international panel of experts.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define supplemental PN as part of the nutritional regimen in surgical oncology patients.
  2. Review the indications for supplemental PN in surgical oncology patients.
  3. Outline the optimal management of supplemental PN in surgical oncology patients.

This non-accredited program is sponsored by

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  • Anne M. Tucker, PharmD, BCNSP, FASPEN, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care/Nutrition Support, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX


  • Robin Mendelsohn, MD
  • Jose M. Pimiento, MD, FACS, Surgical Oncologist; Medical Director of Surgical Inpatient Services, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
  • Leah Gramlich, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
  • Stanislaw Klek, MD, PhD, Professor, Head of General Surgery Unit with Intestinal Failure Center, Head of Oncological Surgery Unit, Stanley Dudrick's Memorial Hospital, Skawina, Malopolskie, Poland
Tags: webinar

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