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M10 - Dudrick Symposium: Expanding the Boundaries of Cancer Care through Nutritional Support (M10)

‐ Mar 30, 2020 9:00am

Credits: None available.

The 2019 Dudrick Award winner, Jose Pimiento, MD, FACS has the distinct honor of planning the Dudrick Research Symposium for ASPEN20. Dr. Pimiento is an Associate Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology and the Gastric and Esophageal Oncology Section Leader for the Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, FL. Additionally, Dr. Pimiento is the Director of Inpatient Surgical Services for the Department of Oncologic Sciences at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Throughout his academic career, Dr. Pimiento has been interested in combining knowledge of clinical and basic science to improve the outcomes for patients undergoing surgical care, more specifically related to ways in which translational science could impact the mechanisms that govern the outcomes of multimodality oncologic treatments.

Over the last couple of years, Dr. Pimiento and his multispecialty clinical research group has focused on studying cancers response to therapy and essential predictors of clinical outcomes in patients undergoing multimodality therapy of advanced upper gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancers such as indirect markers of significant clinical malnutrition including sarcopenia and altered baseline immunity.

Dr. Pimiento has assembled an exceptional panel of faculty for this year’s Dudrick Symposium.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify opportunities for improvement of cancer management and care through advancing the knowledge of the interactions between nutritional therapy and neoplastic processes
  • Delineate the correlations between the different components of multimodal cancer care and nutritional support therapy
  • Establish the role of correlative sciences that overlap with nutritional support and that enhance the outcomes of oncologic patients

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. 

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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. 



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