This is the optimal course for physicians, dietitians, nurses, and pharmacists who work with critically ill patients. Join your colleagues for an in-depth learning experience in critical care nutrition.
Describe methods and tools to screen for malnutrition when conducting a nutrition-focused physical examination in critically ill patients
List the causes and consequences of feeding interruptions and identify novel approaches to assure early nutritional adequacy in critically ill patients
Summarize the effects of protein supplements on muscle protein synthesis and the potential benefits of specific amino acids/amino acid derivatives
Discuss general trace element and micronutrient deficiencies including emerging data on dialysis and critically ill burn patients
Explain the importance of the microbiome during physiologic stress and the potential impact of probiotic therapy during critical illness
Identify the causes and consequences of constipation as well as the mechanisms underlying existing and novel therapies