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NY/LISPEN 2024 Summer Dinner Meeting

Thursday, June 13 6:00 PM - Thursday, June 13 9:00 PM
ASPEN Chapter Events

Holiday Inn Plainview, 215 Sunnyside Boulevard, Plainview, New York 11803
 
Lisa Musillo
 
lmusillo@numc.edu
 
301-587-6315
 
New York/Long Island Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
 

Don’t Miss the NY/LISPEN
2024 Summer Dinner Meeting

From Hospital to Home Plate:
Navigating the Challenges of Long Term Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

Laryssa Grguric MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Clinical Specialist
Nutrishare

Maryland Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and Kate Farms

Thursday, June 20 12:15 PM - Thursday, June 20 1:15 PM
ASPEN Chapter Events

Zoom
 
MSPEN
 
aspen@nutritioncare.org
 
301-587-6315
 
Maryland Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and Kate Farms
 

Maryland Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and Kate Farms Presents

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Diet, and Lifestyle: When the Guidelines Are Insufficient
Dwan Newman, RD, LDN, CNSC

This presentation will assess the adequacy of current IBD guidelines and explore recently published guidelines by the International Organization for the Study of IBD. It will focus on specific dietary considerations and compare various exclusion diets based on available evidence. Additionally,
the presentation will examine the impact of lifestyle factors, such as stress and exercise, on IBD management.

CPEU Hours Approved: 1.0

Oley Annual Conference 2024: Connected

Saturday, June 29 12:00 PM - Tuesday, July 2 12:00 PM
Conferences from Other Organizations

Tempe, AZ
 
Andrea Taylor
 
andrea.taylor@oley.org
 
518-262-5079
 
The Oley Foundation
 

Oley is a national non-profit organization, home nutrition support community and advocacy group, passionate about supporting our more than 27,000 members.

This summer, we invite you to join us in Tempe, Arizona, where you can connect with others, gain valuable insight, and make lifelong connections within the home nutrition support community.

Whether you’re just starting your journey, an experienced nutrition support consumer, or a professional working in this field, there’s something for everyone at the Oley Annual Conference. Reserve your spot today!

PN Order Writing Workshop 2024 Session 2: Live August 8

Thursday, August 8 2:30 PM - Thursday, August 8 4:00 PM
Virtual
 
ASPEN Staff
 
aspen@nutritioncare.org
 
301-587-6315
 
ASPEN
 

Learn how to assess, initiate, and manage patients requiring parenteral nutrition (PN) in this hybrid continuing education course where participants learn independently through a series of videos and come together at a later date for live group case work with faculty experts via Zoom. This course is for all clinicians who care for patients needing parenteral nutrition.

The course capacity is limited to 100 participants for each session, so register early. This small class size will be optimal for hands-on learning with the course faculty to ensure each participant completes the course with improved skills in PN order writing.     

  

US and Canadian Course registrants will receive the ASPEN Parenteral Nutrition Workbook, 2nd Edition in both hard copy and ebook formats. The hard copy will be sent to the primary address listed on your profile.

International Course registrants will receive the ASPEN Parenteral Nutrition Workbook, 2nd Edition in the ebook format only.  

  

Two Identical sessions of the course will be offered over different dates. Session 2 will begin on July 8, 2024 with independent course work and have the live in-person case work on Thursday, August 8, 2024 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm ET.

LIVE IN-PERSON CASE WORK

August 8, 2024 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm ET 

Course participants, after completion of the online modules, will join faculty via Zoom for application of knowledge gained.  Faculty and course participants will work collaboratively on patient cases that involve PN.  Course participants will rotate between two breakout rooms to work on different cases.  Each breakout room case work will last for 45 minutes for a total of 90 minutes of live case work and collaboration.     

Rotation 1 will have breakout rooms focused on 

  • Adults 
  • Home PN 
  • Neonatal 

Rotation 2 will have breakout rooms focused on 

  • Adults 
  • Pediatrics 
  • Competencies 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES  

  • Determine when parenteral nutrition (PN) is an appropriate nutrition intervention for a given patient
  • Create and write a PN prescription determining appropriate macro- and micronutrients according to the patient’s nutrition assessment including 
    • Initiation of PN 
    • Advancement to goal 
    • Adjustment of electrolytes based on abnormal patient laboratory values and use of medications 
    • Eventual weaning off PN  
  • Differentiate PN requirements based on patient age and clinical diagnosis 
  • Formulate a safe PN prescription accounting for compounding compatibility and stability limits  
  • Develop PN writing competencies for clinicians involved with prescribing, compounding, and administering PN  

FACULTY  

Mary Petrea Cober, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, FASPEN, Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Director of Workforce Development, Office of Student Success; Director of Professional Development, Office of Education, Northeast Ohio Medical University, College of pharmacy, Rootstown, OH

Jessica Monczka, RD, CNSC, Regional Nutrition Manager for Restore+ Nutrition Program, Option Care Health, Denver, CO    

Ainsley Malone, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Clinical Practice Specialist, ASPEN; Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH    

Karrie Derenski, PharmD, BCNSP, BCCCP, CNSC, DPLA, FASPEN, Assistant Director of Pharmacy Op, Department of Pharmacy, CoxHeatlh, Springfield, MO  

  

CE Credit: 9 credits

Level: Basic/Intermediate  

Session 2 UAN:  JA0002345-0000-24-099-H99-P 

Malnutrition Awareness Week 2024: Starvation, Acute and Chronic Malnutrition: Adaptation or Resolution Across the Life Cycle

Monday, September 16 12:00 PM - Monday, September 16 1:30 PM
Virtual
 
ASPEN Staff
 
aspen@nutritioncare.org
 
301-587-6315
 
ASPEN
 

Pediatric-Icon-MAW24 Pediatric Content Included

Extensive literature exists on how to diagnose and treat protein-calorie malnutrition in adults and children. However, there is very little on what comes after a diagnosis is made and interventions are implemented.

This webinar includes discussions on pediatric and adult patients and will address the following key questions:

  • What is the resolution of malnutrition? What parameters should be used to assess if resolution is achieved?
  • What is the metabolic adaptation/accommodation that occurs with chronic, disease-driven malnutrition?
  • How can this information be communicated to other clinicians, coders, and auditors?

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the parameters that confirm the resolution of protein-calorie malnutrition (PCM), including metabolic changes and adaptations underlying the types and severity of PCM in adult and pediatric patients.
  2. Differentiate clinical signs/symptoms indicating prolonged impairment due to malnutrition versus metabolic accommodation/adaptation.
  3. Identify appropriate interventions and care planning concepts for patients in recovery from starvation/semi-starvation, chronic, and acute PCM.

Faculty
Malnutrition: Adaption or Resolution in Adults
Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FASPEN, Professor of Nutrition Science, Shearer Chair in Healthy Community Programs, Faculty Director, Nutrition Programs, Philadelphia, PA

Malnutrition: Adaption or Resolution in Pediatrics
Mark Corkins, MD, CNSC, FASPEN, AGAF, FAAP, Division Chief and Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Resolving Malnutrition: Interventions and Documentation
Maureen Janowski, RDN, CSG, LD, FAND, Corporate Director, Malnutrition, Morrison Healthcare, Palatine, IL

Moderator
Elizabeth Schuerman, RD, CNSC, NWCC, Clinical Dietitian, Clinical Nutrition, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA

Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-128-L99-P
CE Credit: 1.5 hours

Registration FeeEarly
by September 13
Regular
September 14 and after
ASPEN Members, MAW AmbassadorsFreeFree
Non-Members$19$29


Malnutrition Awareness Week 2024: Under-recognized Malnutrition in the Post-Bariatric Surgery Population

Tuesday, September 17 12:00 PM - Tuesday, September 17 1:00 PM
Virtual
 
ASPEN Staff
 
aspen@nutritioncare.org
 
301-587-6315
 
ASPEN
 

Many providers need to improve their awareness of the occurrence and gravity of macronutrient and micronutrient malnutrition in the post-bariatric surgery population. Diagnosing malnutrition in post-bariatric surgical patients is complicated by the intentional nature of weight loss. Additionally, micronutrient metabolism is altered, and the risk of deficiency is high. This webinar will address these challenges to enable clinicians to better address malnutrition in post-bariatric surgery patients.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify which weight loss surgery procedures are restrictive, malabsorptive, or both.
  2. Evaluate patients for common signs of micronutrient deficiencies seen after weight loss surgery.
  3. Recognize and evaluate patients for common signs of macronutrient deficiencies seen after weight loss surgery.

Faculty
Under-recognized Malnutrition in the Post-Bariatric Surgery Population
Angela Wolfenberger, MS, RDN, LD/N, Bariatric Dietitian, Queens Comprehensive Weight Management Program, Kamuela, HI

Under-recognized Malnutrition in the Post-Bariatric Surgery Population
Neil Floch, MD, FACS, Director of Bariatric Surgery Greenwich Hospital, Associate Professor of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, Section of Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery, Greenwich, CT

Moderator
Amy Ralph, MS, RD, CSO, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Manager Digestive Health Nutrition, Yale New Haven Hospital, Milford, CT

Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-129-L01-P
CE Credit: 1.0 hours

Registration FeeEarly
by September 14
Regular
September 15 and after
ASPEN Members, MAW AmbassadorsFreeFree
Non-Members$19$29


Malnutrition Awareness Week 2024: Malnutrition in The Trauma and Emergency Surgery Settings: An Under-Recognized Issue

Wednesday, September 18 12:00 PM - Wednesday, September 18 1:30 PM
Virtual
 
ASPEN Staff
 
aspen@nutritioncare.org
 
301-587-6315
 
ASPEN
 

Pediatric-Icon-MAW24

Pediatric Content Included

This webinar will allow clinicians to gain specific knowledge and strategies for recognizing malnutrition in trauma and emergency surgery patients of all ages. These patient populations, especially pediatric trauma and surgery patients, are underrepresented in large research studies. This webinar is a unique opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding from the experts.

Learning Objectives

  1. Detail the unique considerations for malnutrition assessment and malnutrition risk in trauma and emergency surgery populations.
  2. Describe the diagnosis of malnutrition in pediatric trauma and emergency surgery populations.
  3. Apply considerations in both adult and pediatric populations- through age-specific case studies.

Faculty
Malnutrition in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
April Mendoza, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco-East Bay, Trauma Medical Director, Wilma Chan Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System, Oakland, CA

Nutrition Case Studies in Adult Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Stacy Pelekhaty, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, Senior Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Clinical Nutrition, University of Maryland Medical Center, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD

Malnutrition in Pediatric Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Irene Isabel (“Iris”) Lim-Beutel, MD, MPH, Associate Director of the Comprehensive Colorectal Center, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, MO

Moderator
Ajanta Raman, MSN, AGACNP, CNSC, Metabolic Support Services Nurse Practitioner, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-130-L99-P
CE Credit: 1.5 hours

Registration FeeEarly
by September 15
Regular
September 16 and after
ASPEN Members, MAW AmbassadorsFreeFree
Non-Members$19$29



Malnutrition Awareness Week 2024: Improving Health Equity through Quality: The Global Malnutrition Composite Score

Thursday, September 19 12:00 PM - Thursday, September 19 1:00 PM
Virtual
 
ASPEN Staff
 
aspen@nutritioncare.org
 
301-587-6315
 
ASPEN
 

Malnutrition burdens healthcare systems and jeopardizes patient outcomes, yet it often goes unnoticed. The environment, policies, and community can influence malnutrition, making social determinants of health (SDOH) a key factor when evaluating it. The Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS), the first nutrition-focused electronic clinical quality measure, places increased value on the importance of malnutrition care for acute care patients and has been identified as a key measure to improve rural health, SDOH, and food insecurity. This webinar will explore the GMCS and how it can help hospitals improve health equity and quality care.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the GMCS and its application for quality improvement.
  2. Assess the value of the GMCS selection as an eCQM and discuss barriers and opportunities to implementation.
  3. Explain the impact Health Equity has in nutrition and dietetics practice and how the GMCS can support the hospital in addressing health equity.

Faculty
Quality Improvement in Addressing Malnutrition Care
Matthew Bechtold, MD, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, FASPEN, Section Chief of Gastroenterology, Harry S. Truman VA, Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri- Columbia, Columbia, MO

Implementing The Global Malnutrition Composite Score to Improve Health Equity
Allison Thibault, MS, RDN, LDN, CDN, CNM, Lower Keys Medical Center, Key West, FL

Moderator
Maureen Janowski, RDN, CSG, LD, FAND, Corporate Director, Malnutrition-Morrison Healthcare, Palatine, IL

Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-131-L99-P
CE Credit: 1.0 hours

Registration FeeEarly
by September 16
Regular
September 17 and after
ASPEN Members, MAW AmbassadorsFreeFree
Non-Members$19$29


Malnutrition Awareness Week 2024: Nutrition Support Access: Breaking Down Barriers

Friday, September 20 12:00 PM - Friday, September 20 1:00 PM
Virtual
 
ASPEN Staff
 
aspen@nutritioncare.org
 
301-587-6315
 
ASPEN
 

Individuals in the home health care setting with chronic conditions impacting their ability to adequately consume or receive nutrients are often at risk of becoming malnourished. The ability of these individuals to be assessed and diagnosed is surprisingly inconsistent. This webinar will highlight challenges in diagnosing malnutrition in the outpatient population. Speakers will address the barriers preventing patients from receiving a malnutrition diagnosis and being started on appropriate nutrition support therapy when needed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify challenges in recognizing and diagnosing malnutrition in patients in the home health care settings.
  2. Outline common barriers preventing patients in the home care setting from adequate nutrition support.
  3. Explore strategies to overcome barriers to access nutrition support.

Faculty
Parenteral Nutrition Access Issues: Impact on Nutrition Outcomes
Jay M. Mirtallo, RPh, Professor Emeritus, the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Recognizing and Diagnosing Malnutrition: A Consumer’s Perspective
Maisy Cyr, MSW, Manager of Education, Home Parenteral Nutrition Consumer, Hallowell, ME

Overcoming Barriers to Adequate Nutrition Support for Malnourished Consumers
Linda Lord, NP, Nurse Practitioner/Adult Nutrition Support Clinic/University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Moderator
Juliana Tamayo, MS, RD, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C

Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-132-L99-P
CE Credit: 1.0 hours

Registration FeeEarly
by September 17
Regular
September 18 and after
ASPEN Members, MAW AmbassadorsFreeFree
Non-Members$19$29

OSPEN Annual Fall Nutrition Symposium - Hybrid

Thursday, October 24 8:00 AM - Thursday, October 24 12:00 PM
ASPEN Chapter Events

Youngstown, OH & Virtual
 
Ohio Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
 
aspen@nutritioncare.org
 
301-587-6315
 
Ohio Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
 

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE OSPEN 2024 33rd ANNUAL FALL NUTRITION SYMPOSIUM

The symposium will be a Hybrid Conference with In-Person (Youngstown, OH) & Virtual Options
Thursday, 10/24/2024
8 am to 12 noon ET

The presentations will be:

  • Elevating the Role of the Clinical RDN: Implementing a Dietitian Led Small Bore Feeding Tube Team
    Allison Krall, RD, OSU, Columbus,OH & Cassie Fackler, RD, OSU, Columbus, OH
  • What’s New in the Care of Central Venous Catheters?
    Kristi Griggs, RN, OPTUM
  • Short & Long Term Impacts of GLP-1 Medications on Body Composition and Development of Malnutrition
    Benjamin O’Donnell, MD, OSU, Columbus, OH