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web211214 - Parenteral Nutrition - Pearls for Practice

‐ Dec 14, 2021 5:00pm


  • Describe indications for central and peripheral parenteral nutrition (CPN/PPN).
  • Review components of PN and how to formulate a PN prescription.
  • Discuss toxicities associated with both short- and long-term PN use including hyper/hypoglycemia, electrolyte derangements, and liver test abnormalities.
  • Examine home PN issues including central venous access, cycling and tapering the formula, and Medicare coverage guidelines.