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T31 - Ethical Aspects of Artificially Administered Nutrition and Hydration: Bringing the ASPEN Position Paper to Life (T31)

‐ Mar 29, 2022 1:00pm


  1. Describe the major contents of the "Ethical Aspects of Artificially Administered Nutrition and Hydration: An ASPEN Position Paper"
  2. Apply the Ethics ASPEN Position Statements in clinical situations with critically ill adult and pediatric patients during pandemic events
  3. Demonstrate verbal and non-verbal communication skills in nutrition support practice to achieve patient-centered care and prevent ethical dilemmas with cancer patients

ASPEN Ethics Position Paper Overview

Denise Baird Schwartz, MS, RD, FADA, FAND, FASPEN, Bioethics Committee Member; Community Member Volunteer, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA

Applying the ASPEN Ethics Position Paper During a Pandemic
Dr. Theodoric Wong, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom

Applying the ASPEN Ethics Position Paper to Pediatric Patients
Mary Pat Turon-Findley, MEd, RD, CMHIMP, LD, Registered Dietitian III, Division of Nutrition Therapy, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Using Verbal And Non-Verbal Communication Skills to Achieve Patient-Centered Care in Patients with Cancer
David August, MD, FASPEN, Associate Director for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Surgical Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Gil Hardy, PhD, FRSC, FASPEN, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Nutrition, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand

Albert Barrocas, MD, FACDS, FASPEN, Clinical Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

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This session includes pediatric content

Presented by the ASPEN International Clinical Ethics Section