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NSFC1-2021 - Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course - Part 1 (NSFC1-2021)

‐ Mar 19, 2021 3:00pm

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for a certification examination or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support–focused course!

This eight-hour course will be divided into two parts, half offered on March 19 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM ET and and half on March 20 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET.

Parenteral Nutrition (PN) and Home PN
Phil Ayers, PharmD, BCNSP, FASHP, Chief, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Department of Pharmacy, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Fluids and Electrolytes and Acid-Base
Ezra Steiger, MD, FACS, FASPEN, Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Nutrition Support Team, Intestinal Rehab and Transplant Program, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Pediatrics and Neonatal
Elizabeth Bobo, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Pediatric Clinical Dietitian, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Enteral Nutrition (EN) and Home EN
Linda Lord, NP, ACNP-BC, CNSC, Nutrition Support Nurse Practitioner, Adult Outpatient Nutrition Support Clinic, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Brandee Grenda, MBA, RD, LDN, CNSC, CLC, CPT, Clinical Nutrition Manager, Sodexo at Sinai Chicago, Chicago, IL

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This course includes pediatric content.

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess personal knowledge of nutrition support and identify areas requiring further study for the NSFC examination or other professional growth
  • Review core nutrition support topics including nutrient deficiencies, pediatric nutrition support, parenteral and enteral nutrition, and fluids and electrolytes
  • Highlight specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, ethics, statistics, and gastrointestinal disorders