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Safe Parenteral Nutrition Practices: Closing the Gaps

‐ Feb 15, 2015 5:30pm

Credits: None available.

On-Demand Activity Expiration Date (all CE credit must be claimed by the expiration date): April 30, 2016



Gaps in the A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Safety Consensus Recommendations

Phil Ayers, PharmD, BCNSP, FASHP, Chief of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Department of Pharmacy, Baptist Health Systems; Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS

Gaps in the A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Clinical Guidelines

Joseph Boullata, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP, FASPEN, Professor, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing; Pharmacy Specialist, Clinical Nutrition Support Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Implementing Safe Parenteral Nutrition Practices: Addressing Gaps From the A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Safety Webinar Series

Gordon Sacks, PharmD, BCNSP, FCCP, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Auburn University, Auburn, AL


Michael Kraft, PharmD, BCNSP, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy; Assistant Director, Education & Research, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

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. Identify gaps in the current A.S.P.E.N. Parenteral Nutrition Clinical Guidelines and Consensus Recommendations
  2. Compare current PN practices with PN Clinical Guidelines and Consensus Recommendations
  3. Summarize best practices for safe PN prescribing, order review and verification, compounding, and administration
  4. Implement practices to improve the safety of the PN use process

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.

Accreditation Statements/Continuing Education Credit:

Nurses, Pharmacists, and Physicians

The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

A.S.P.E.N. designates each enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEU) per activity. All are knowledge activities.

A.S.P.E.N. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM per activity. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A.S.P.E.N. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 3970.

ACPE UAN: 0216-0000-16-053-H05-P


A.S.P.E.N., Provider Number AM005, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR level 2. Dietitians may post comments on this program on www.cdrnet.org.


Non-Commercialism: A.S.P.E.N. subscribes to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. A.S.P.E.N. does not provide programs that constitute advertisement or include promotional materials. A.S.P.E.N. does not endorse any products.

Privacy and Confidentiality: A.S.P.E.N. respects the privacy of its members and website visitors. Companies that receive personal information from A.S.P.E.N. in order to execute the business of A.S.P.E.N. may use personal information only for that purpose.

Refund Policy: Refunds are not available.

Grievances: Grievances must be submitted in writing to Director of Education and Research at A.S.P.E.N. 8630 Fenton Street. Suite 412. Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship has been received for this enduring continuing education activity.

Commercial Relationships Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest (COI) of Speakers/Faculty

Nothing to disclose: Ayers

Michael Kraft

B.Braun, Speaker, Honorarium

Gordon Sacks

B.Braun, Speaking, honoraria

Joseph Boullata

Bbraun, Speaker, honoraria; Fresenius Kabi, Speaker/Consultant,
honoraria/consulting fee

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Credits: None available.