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On Demand CE

Enteral Nutrition Safety - Maintaining Feeding Tubes, Medication Administration and Managing Feeding Tube Complications

Jul 13, 2016 2:00pm ‐ Jul 13, 2016 3:30pm

Credits: None available.


On-Demand Activity Expiration Date (all CE credit must be claimed by the expiration date): August 19, 2017


Beth Krzywda, APNP, MSN, Nurse Practitioner, Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Joseph Boullata, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP, FASPEN, Pharmacy Specialist in Nutrition Support, Clinical Nutrition Support Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Donald F. Kirby, MD, FACP, FACN, FACG, AGAD, CNSC, CPNS, Director, Center for Human Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Todd Canada, PharmD, BCNSP, Nutrition Support Pharmacist, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Goal and Target Audience:

This educational activity is directed toward clinical nutrition and metabolism professionals and others who wish to update their knowledge of clinical nutrition and metabolism. By participating in this educational activity, the reader may expect to:

  • Acquire knowledge in the area of clinical nutrition and metabolism research
  • Update or confirm your understanding of appropriate clinical nutrition and metabolism practices.
  • Identify further learning needs as they relate to the subject matter.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the metabolic abnormalities associated with chronic kidney disease
  2. Develop strategies to provide nutrition support to patients on various types of renal replacement therapies
  3. Compare and contrast the differences in recommendations brought forth by KDOQI and KDIGO in the management of nutrition in patients with CKD

Requirements for Successful Completion:

To obtain CE credit for this activity, attendees must listen to the education recording, complete an online knowledge assessment for each education recording and achieve a score of 100%, and complete an online activity evaluation. All CE credit must be claimed prior to the expiration date.

Accreditation Statements/Continuing Education Credit:

Nurses, Pharmacists, and Physicians:

The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

A.S.P.E.N. designates each enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEU) per activity. All are knowledge activities.

A.S.P.E.N. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM per activity. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A.S.P.E.N. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 3970.

ACPE UAN: 0216-0000-15-094-H01-P


A.S.P.E.N., Provider Number AM005, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR level 2. Dietitians may post comments on this program on www.cdrnet.org.


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

Privacy and Confidentiality: A.S.P.E.N. respects the privacy of its members and website visitors. Companies that receive personal information from A.S.P.E.N. in order to execute the business of A.S.P.E.N. may use personal information only for that purpose.

Refund Policy: Refunds are not available.

Grievances: Grievances must be submitted in writing to Director of Education and Research at A.S.P.E.N. 8630 Fenton Street. Suite 412. Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship has been received for this enduring continuing education activity.

Commercial Relationships Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest (COI) of Speakers/Faculty:

Beth Kryzwda, Joseph Boullata, and Donald Kirby: Nothing to disclose.

Todd Canada: Honoraria from Fresenius Kabi, Baxter, NPS Pharma for Advisory Board Contributions. All programs are planned as a committee, not the individual.

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  • Joseph Boullata, PharmD, RPh, CNS-S, FASPEN, FACN, Pharmacy Specialist, Clinical Nutrition Support Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Donald F. Kirby, MD, FACP, FACN, FACG, AGAF, FASPEN, CNSC, CPNS, Director, Center for Human Nutrition; Medical Director, Intestinal Transplant; Professor of Medicine, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Beth Krzywda, ANP, MSN, Nurse Practitioner Hepatic Biliary Pancreatic Team, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI


Credits: None available.

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