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Clinical Nutrition Week 2014


The Challenge of Caring for the Critically Ill Obese Patient in the Icu


Jan 20, 2014 4:30pm ‐ Jan 20, 2014 6:00pm

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

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Objectives:

  1. Recognize the effects of obesity and associated inflammatory changes on various organ systems in the critically ill patient
  2. Identify which drugs may require special dosing in the obese patient and recognize those that may interfere with provision of nutrition
  3. Review evidence-based methods for determining energy requirements in critically obese patients
  4. Evaluate the evidence for providing permissive hypocaloric feeds to critically obese patients

Speaker(s):

  • Lingtak-Neander Chan, PharmD, BCNSP, FCCP, FACN, Professor of Pharmacy, Interdisciplinary Faculty in Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Gail Cresci, PhD, RD, LD, CNSC, Director Nutrition Research within Center for Human Nutrition, Center for Human Nutrition Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Inflammation and Immunity, Cleveland, OH
  • Beth Taylor, DCN, RDN-AP, CNSC, FCCM, Research Scientist, Nutrition Support Specialist, Department of Research for Patient Care Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Maryville, IL
  • Robert Winfield, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Speaker(s):

  • Kendall Smeall, MScFN, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Brescia University College at Western University

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