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Collaborating with Non-Nutrition Clinicians on Malnutrition Strategies

Credits: None available.

Title: Collaborating with Non-Nutrition Clinicians on Malnutrition Strategies
CE credit available for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, and physicians
Total Credit Hours: 1.0
On-Demand Activity Start Date: September 1, 2022
On-Demand Activity Expiration Date (all CE credit must be claimed by the expiration date): October 31, 2022



Initiating Nutrition Support in a Malnourished Patient with Necrotizing Pancreatitis
Stephanie Cutrell, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC

Nutrition Support Dietitian, Pharmacy, Vidant Medical Center, Winterville, NC

Nursing’s Role in Preventing, Detecting and Treating Malnutrition
Carol McGinnis, DNP, APRN-CNS, CNSC

Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD

When to Begin Parenteral Nutrition in an Enterally Fed Patient?
Sarah Cogle, PharmD, BCCCP, BCNSP
Associate Clinical Professor, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN
Clinical Practice Specialist, ASPEN; Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, OH

Format: Online as MP3 files and PDF Handouts

Lecture of the Month CE Activity Overall Goal:
This CE activity serves to promote the process of life-long learning for physicians, dietitians, pharmacists, and nurses who specialize in the sciences of clinical nutrition and metabolism.

Goal and Target Audience:
This educational activity is directed toward clinical nutrition and metabolism professionals and others who wish to update their knowledge of clinical nutrition and metabolism. By participating in this educational activity, the reader may expect to:

  • Acquire knowledge in the area of clinical nutrition and metabolism research.
  • Update or confirm your understanding of appropriate clinical nutrition and metabolism practices.
  • Identify further learning needs as they relate to the subject matter.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in identifying and treating malnutrition in the hospitalized adult.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of healthcare professionals’ role in identifying and treating malnutrition.
  3. Describe how nutrition professionals can address malnutrition with a physician in order to successfully initiate nutrition support, either enterally or parenterally.

Speaker Credentials and Affiliations:

Stephanie, Cutrell, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC
Nutrition Support Dietitian, Pharmacy, Vidant Medical Center, Winterville, NC

Carol McGinnis, DNP, APRN-CNS, CNSC

Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD

Sarah Cogle, PharmD, BCCCP, BCNSP
Associate Clinical Professor, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Requirements for Successful Completion:
To obtain CE credit for this activity, attendees must listen to the education recording, complete an online knowledge assessment for each education recording and achieve a score of 100%, and complete an online activity evaluation. All CE credit must be claimed prior to the expiration date.

Pharmacists must provide their NABP e-PID and birthday (MMDD) when claiming credit to enable ASPEN to upload credit claimed to the CPE monitor. Failure to provide accurate information by the expiration date for claiming CE credit can result in an inability for the earned credit to be uploaded to the CPE monitor and thus not appear in the pharmacist’s NABP profile. Detailed information is available here: https://www.nutritioncare.org/Continuing_Education/Claim_CE_Credit/Continuing_Education_Credit/.

Accreditation Statement

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In support of improving patient care, The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

ASPEN designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM per activity. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacists: ASPEN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours/0.15 CEUs. ACPE UAN: JA0002345-0000-22-107-H04-P. Knowledge Activity.

Nurses: ASPEN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 nursing contact hours. ASPEN is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Nursing, provider number CEP3970.

Dietitians: ASPEN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 CPEUs.

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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive (1.0) Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Policies and Information:

Non-Commercialism. ASPEN subscribes to the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. ASPEN does not provide programs that constitute advertisement or include promotional materials. ASPEN does not endorse any products.

Privacy and Confidentiality. ASPEN respects the privacy of its members and customers. Companies that receive personal information from ASPEN to execute the business of ASPEN may use information only for that purpose.

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

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
  • Browser: Firefox 52+, Chrome 58+, Safari 10+, Microsoft Edge 14+
  • Javascript & Cookies enabled
  • Recommended RAM: 512MB+

Mobile support

  • Iphone 5s+ - Safari Browser - IOS 9+
  • Ipad 2+ - Safari Browser - IOS 9+
  • Android Running 4.0+ - Chrome Browser

For technical difficulties please contact Digitell Inc. Customer Support at: 1-800-679-3646

Office hours are between 8AM to 8PM ET, Monday through Friday

Refund Policy. Refunds are not available.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support was received for this on demand educational activity.

Disclosures and Relevant Financial Relationships for Faculty and Planning Committee Members

The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies: Stephanie Cutrell, Carol McGinnis, Ainsley Malone, Monica Agarwal, Jaime Avila, Renee Bellanger, Joanna Cummings, Karrie Derenski, Leslie Goudarzi, Kelly Green Corkins, Holly Guzman, Mireille Hamdan, Julianne Harcombe, Leah Hoffman, Jane Hughes, Melissa Hughey, Kristin Izzo, Amir Kamel, Katie Kelly, Rachel Ludke, Juvy Martillos, Sandra Mayol-Kreiser, Claudia Maza, Chris Messenger, Jessica Monczka, Carolyn Newberry, Venus Ng, Emily Pacetti, Vicky Pehling, Hannah Piper, Ajanta Raman, Danielle Revoyr, Joel Rush, William San Pablo, Neha Shah, Erin Shepherd, Adeeba Spann, Jana Wells

ASPEN staff have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Catherine Larson-Nath, Shire, member of one day medical advisory board for short bowel syndrome; Nutricia medical advisory board – one time event

Sarah Cogle, Fresenius Kabi- served as study site investigator (unpaid) and received travel reimbursement to present study results at professional conference

Manpreet Mundi, Baxter advisory board; Unrestricted research grants from Fresenius Kabi, Nestle, Real Food Blends

Petrea Cober, BBraun, Baxter, Lexi-Corp, Fresenius Kabi consultant

Jose Pimiento, Advocare, member of scientific medical board

Rhone Levin, 2020 Consultant to develop oncology nutrition education materials, webinar, and update article for RDs, RNs for Abbott Health Nutrition Institute; 2019-2022 - Consultant to study (and on advisory board) Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation (BMSF) Nutricare study (out of Tufts); 2020- Consultant to Oncology Nursing Society project funded by Nestle Grant - developing oncology nutrition education for nurses

Kyle Hampson, ThriveRx, nutrition support advisory board member. ThriveRx provides care directly to patients, not commercial entity.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Note: an ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. For specific examples of ineligible companies visit accme.org/standards.

Financial relationships are relevant if the following three conditions are met for the prospective person who will control content of the education:

  • A financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company.
  • The financial relationship existed during the past 24 months.
  • The content of the education is related to to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship.




Credits: None available.