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TH20 - Blenderized Tube Feedings: Clinical Recommendations for Pediatrics and Adults (TH20)

‐ Apr 20, 2023 4:00pm


  1. Define specific factors to consider in decision making for blenderized tube feeding (BTF) use in both adult and pediatric patients/clients
  2. Outline key recommendations for administration of BTF in both adult and pediatric patients/clients
  3. Describe requirements for preparation and storage of prepared BTF in both the hospital and home settings

Overview of the New ASPEN Clinical Recommendations for Blenderized Tube Feeding
Lisa Epp, RDN, LD, CNSC, Advance Practice I Dietitian, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Pediatric Specific Considerations for the New ASPEN Blenderized Tube Feeding Clinical Recommendations
Gina Rempel, MD, FRCPC, Pediatric Rehabilitation and Complex Care Specialist, Children’s Hospital Winnipeg and Rehabilitation Centre for Children, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Building Recipes for Blenderized Tube Feeding
Robin Cook, MS RD CSP LDN, Clinical Dietitian III, Pediatric General/Thoracic Surgery and Trauma, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

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

This session includes pediatric content