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Safeguarding Preparation and Delivery of Infant Feedings in the NICU

In this course, Marsha Dumm, MS, RDN, LD will describe current US standards and best practices for human milk and formula handling in the hospital setting; discuss the scope of services, staffing, and structure of a centralized human milk and formula preparation area; and outline quality improvement and safety monitoring necessary for a centralized feeding preparation room or area. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 7, 2023.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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Understanding the Impact of HMOs: A Closer Look at the Evidence and Supporting Research

In this course, the faculty will summarize the role and types of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs); review pre-clinical and clinical research on HMOs; and discuss the potential neuroprotective mechanisms of HMOs and their impact on cognitive outcomes in infancy. Originally presented live at the 11th International Conference on Nutrition and Growth on February 16, 2024.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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The Role of Nutrition in Pressure Injury Management in Patients with Diabetes

In this course, Joyce Black, PhD, RN, FAAN and Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN will identify evidence-based practices and nationally recognized guidelines for the management of pressure injuries (PIs) as they relate to patients with diabetes; list the key nutrition interventions associated with the management of PIs; review the role of SPIPP-Adult 2.0 in PI management and discuss how implementing nutrition-related protocols can improve patient outcomes. Originally presented live at the ASPEN 2024 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference on March 3, 2024.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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Prebiotics and the Microbiota: Optimizing Gut Health in Critically Ill Patients (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a 2-part course. In this part, Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN will identify the impact of prebiotics on the microbiota. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 7, 2023.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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Prebiotics and the Microbiota: Optimizing Gut Health in Critically Ill Patients (Part 1)

This is part 1 of a 2-part course. In this part, Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN will discuss the relationship between prebiotics and gut health in the critically ill patient; define prebiotics; and discuss when to choose different types. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 7, 2023.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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Nutrition Facts Label Four-Part Series

In this four-course series focusing on the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts Label final rule and the Serving Size final rule, you’ll review the details of the mandate and find out what nutrients are impacted in the new guidelines.

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Hot Topics in Pediatric Nutrition

In this course, Nilong Vyas, MD, MPH and Marion Margaret Aw, MD will explain the impact of sleep on childhood growth; discuss how diet composition may impact sleep quality in children; explain the concept of catch-up growth and who requires it; and summarize clinical approaches and how healthcare professionals can support growth. Originally presented live at the 11th International Conference on Nutrition and Growth on February 15, 2024.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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Cultivating a Healthy Work Culture by Addressing Bullying and Incivility

In this course, Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, FAAN, CSP will distinguish key differences between bullying and incivility; summarize strategies to confront individuals exhibiting disruptive behaviors; and identify best practice principles for a healthy work culture. Originally presented as a live webinar on February 7, 2024.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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Transforming Healthcare Delivery: Leveraging the Global Malnutrition Composite Score for Quality Improvement, Health Equity, and Patient Outcomes

In this course, the faculty will identify the four basic steps of malnutrition care quality improvement and how to advocate to hospital administration that improved malnutrition care promotes health equity; describe at least three strategies and two resources that can be used to integrate the Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS) measure into your hospital’s electronic health record; and list at least two ways the GMCS can be used to help identify and address roadblocks to effective clinical malnutrition care and successful patient transitions to post-acute care. Originally presented live at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo on October 7, 2023.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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Practical Applications: Providing Culturally Relevant, Person-Centered Diabetes Care

In this course, Angela Ginn-Meadow, RD, LDN, RN, CDCES and Lorena Drago, MS, RD, CDN, CDCES will discuss health disparities as they relate to race, ethnicity, economic status, and age; and explore the cultural practices, norms, and beliefs that can impact care for individuals with diabetes across diverse groups. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 7, 2023.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

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