Feeding Adults through the Continuum of Care: Part I Parenteral Nutrition Support

Course Expires May 31, 2024
Credits: 1.0
Accreditations: CDR, CBDCE

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Questions about Parenteral Nutrition? Join award winning dietitian, Elizabeth Wall, as she helps clear the confusion – so you can care for your patients on parenteral nutrition with confidence!

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This webinar will focus on the practice guidelines required for safe provision of PN across the continuum of patient care settings. The RDN will learn to use estimated macro- and micronutrient needs for initiation of PN and formula advancement to meet patient goals. The presentation will include a discussion of monitoring parameters and new practice guidelines to ensure patient safety. Uses of pre-mixed PN formulas and various lipid emulsions will be discussed. This presentation will conclude with recommendations for smooth transitions of patients requiring PN into their next phase of care.

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After completing this continuing education course the learner should be able to:

  1. Identify the indications for use of parenteral nutrition support.
  2. Understand how to safely initiate and advance parenteral nutrition to meet established nutrient requirements.
  3. Comprehend pertinent details required to safely transition parenteral nutrition patients to post-acute care settings.

This course is intended for: RDNs and CDEs/CDCEs

CDR Activity Number: Live: 164220  / Recorded: 164222

Activity Type: 171 Live Webinar / 175 Recorded Pre-approved CPE

CPE Level: 2

Performance Indicators:

  • 10.2.8: Establishes the plan of care, directly addressing the nutrition diagnosis in collaboration with the patient in defining the time, frequency and duration of the intervention.
  • 10.2.10: Monitors and identifies factors affecting patient progress in meeting goals.
  • 10.2.11: Monitors, identifies and adjusts the intervention based on patient progress in meeting established goals.
  • 10.2.12: Establishes new goals and a new plan of care when original or interim goals are met.

Elizabeth Wall, MS, RDN-AP, CNSC

Elizabeth is a senior member of the Adult GI/Nutrition Support Service at the University of Chicago Medicine. She manages patients both in the hospital and at home. Elizabeth’s specialty areas are in the management of short bowel syndrome and other malabsorptive disorders; management of home parenteral nutrition patients; and troubleshooting mechanical tube problems or enteral feeding intolerance for patients on long–term home enteral feedings. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Elizabeth is an active participant in several human research protocols including the use of teduglutide in parenteral nutrition dependent short bowel syndrome and bio-markers of abnormal liver function in long-term PN patients. She is an active member of the Short Bowel Syndrome subgroup of DIGID and a faculty member of the DNS Advance Practice Residency. Elizabeth serves as part-time faculty at DePaul University, teaching adult learners the basics of nutrition science. She is an author of multiple book chapters, journal publications, and has presented at FNCE, ASPEN, and ESPEN symposia.

Disclosures: Elizabeth is a consultant to Takeda Pharmaceuticals, however, she certifies that she has no conflicts of interest for this program.



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