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PG1-2020 - Post Graduate Course: The GI Tract: Select GI Disease States and Associated Nutritional Challenges (PG1-2020)

‐ Mar 28, 2020 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

Explore challenging diseases that clinicians face, including: postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), high output ileostomies, pancreatic insufficiency, bile acid malabsorption, eosinophilic esophagitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. Each presentation will provide background information followed by practical nutrition interventions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and recognize the nutritional challenges associated with it
  • Provide the evidence that underlies the use of nutritional therapies in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Optimize response of the pancreatic insufficient patient to pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT)
  • Outline strategies for optimizing nutrition therapy in Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EOE)
  • Recognize the causes and consequences of bile acid malabsorption
  • Determine when to enlist diet and fluid recommendations for the patient with high ostomy output and strategically select and dose medications to enhance absorption and decrease stool volume

Dietitian CE Credit Only:  This program is approved for RDs, RDNs and DTRs under Activity Type 175 in accordance with CDR guidelines. RDs and RDNs may claim up to 30 CPEUs under this CPE Activity Type in a recertification cycle; DTRs may claim up to 20 CPEUS. For additional information, please click here.

The CE credit for this activity expires March 28, 2023.  All CE credit must be claimed by this date. 

Goal and Target Audience:
The ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference is designed for dietitians, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, researchers, and others who practice the sciences of clinical nutrition and metabolism. The conference provides nutrition support professionals with current and cutting-edge information in the field of nutrition support, clinical nutrition, and metabolism.

Successful Completion:
To obtain documentation of earned CE credit, listen to the recording in full and complete the evaluation. 

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

Computer Requirements and Technical Support:

Participants will need a computer with internet connection and it is recommended that end users' devices satisfy the following requirements:

  • OS: Windows, Mac
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Mobile support

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  • Android Running 4.0+ - Chrome Browser

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Refund Policy: Refunds are not available.

Grievances: Grievances must be submitted in writing to Director of Education and Research at ASPEN 8401 Colesville Road, Suite 510. Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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

Commercial Relationship Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest:
Disclosures of conference faculty and planners is available in the conference disclosure supplement or https://www.nutritioncare.org/uploadedFiles/Documents/ASPEN20/ASPEN20%20Disclosure%20Supplement%20FINAL.pdf

Accreditation Statement: 

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ASPEN, Provider AM005, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Dietitians may post comments on this program on the CDR website www.cdrnet.org.

Total amount of credit is specified with each individual recording. 


Credits Available