Feeding Adults through the Continuum of Care: Part II Enteral Nutrition Support

Credits: 1.0
Course Expiration: September 15, 2024
Professional Approvals: CDR, NCBDE
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Questions about enteral nutrition? Join award winning dietitian, Elizabeth Wall, as she shares the most current information and guidelines so you can care for your enterally fed patients with confidence!

Description:

This webinar will focus on enteral nutrition (EN) support practice guidelines required for safe and sufficient EN support across the continuum of patient care settings. The presentation will include considerations for proper feeding tube selection, safe initiation and advancement of feedings in acute care and long term care settings, key principles to troubleshoot enteral feeding complications, and monitoring parameters. The session will conclude with a discussion of considerations of EN support for adults who require long term EN support.

Note: If you purchase the live session, the recording is automatically added to your BDA account within a few days of the live event. To access the recording, sign into your BDA account at: https://www.beckydorner.com/ and choose Webinars.

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

  1. Know the indications for use of enteral nutrition (EN) support.
  2. Understand how to safely initiate and advance the EN to ensure adults receive optimal enteral support to maintain health.
  3. Be aware of important considerations for safe and sufficient long term EN support.

This course is intended for: RDNs, CDEs/CDCEs and NDTRs

CDR Activity Number: Live:164223  / Recorded: 164224

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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