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Reconsidering Feeding Difficulties in Clinical Practice

In this course, Mauro Fisberg, MD, PhD will review the current definition and prevalence of feeding difficulties in children >1 year of age; examine risk factors for feeding difficulties; identify potential nutritional consequences; and discuss management strategies for feeding difficulties. Originally presented as a live webinar on June 7, 2022.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 0.75; Dietitian CPEU: 0.75

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Neonatal System Series

This comprehensive series will review a neonate’s transition from intrauterine to extrauterine life, describe potential complications or birth defects associated with each bodily system, and discuss both assessment and management strategies for neonates.

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Respiratory Disease and Muscle: Nutritional Interventions to Support Our Patients

In this course, Philip Atherton, PhD will describe the importance of muscle in patients with respiratory disease; explain how muscle is lost, the detrimental consequences of muscle loss, and why maintaining and rebuilding muscle can improve outcomes for these subgroups; and review nutritional interventions to support patients in maintaining muscle. Originally presented as a live webinar on May 4, 2022.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 0.5; Dietitian CPEU: 0.5

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Prehabilitation: Improving Outcomes in Cancer Care

In this course, Judith Ashcroft, RD will describe multimodal prehabilitation and key interventions to improve cancer patient outcomes; discuss the importance of muscle and sarcopenia assessments in cancer patients; and demonstrate the impact of multimodal prehabilitation through an example from Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LUHFT). Originally presented as a live webinar on May 18, 2022.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 0.5; Dietitian CPEU: 0.5

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Infant Nutrition Assessment

In this course, Michelle Johnson, RDN, LD will define gestational age and birth weight categories; review the five essential components of infant nutrition assessment; and discuss indicators for preterm and neonatal malnutrition.

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

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Enteral Tube Feeding: Gastrointestinal Complications

In this course, Allison Krall, MS, RD, LD, CNSC will identify potential complications associated with enteral tube feeding; summarize management techniques for select complications; and review a clinical case study related to enteral feeding intolerance.

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

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Managing Sarcopenia & Frailty: How Can Nutrition & Exercise Improve Clinical Outcomes?

In this course, Adrian Slee, PhD, BSc (Hons), R Nutr will describe the pathophysiology of muscle loss during sarcopenia and frailty; identify key nutrients that may help to address sarcopenia and frailty; and assess the impact of other factors that may affect muscle mass. Originally presented as a live webinar on April 27, 2022.

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

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Enteral Tube Feeding: Surgical and Metabolic Complications

In this course, David Evans, MD, FACS will describe complications of endoscopically and surgically placed feeding tubes; discuss approaches for the prevention and management of feeding tube complications; and review metabolic complications associated with enteral nutrition.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.5; Dietitian CPEU: 1.5

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Maintaining Muscle in Older People: Vitamin D, Protein, or Exercise?

In this course, Richie Kirwan will review the impact of muscle mass on chronic disease risk and quality of life; describe the results of a recent meta-analysis pertaining to the role of protein supplementation with resistance exercise on muscle mass; and explain Mendelian randomisation and recent findings of the role of serum vitamin D on muscle mass. Originally presented as a live webinar on May 11, 2022.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 0.5; Dietitian CPEU: 0.5

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Beyond Height and Weight: Clinical Implications of Mid-Upper Arm Circumference and Its Use in Children with Disabilities

In this course, the faculty will discuss why and how MUAC measurements were initiated in clinical practice; describe best practice strategies for dietitians and others utilizing MUAC measurements; and review challenges of anthropometry in disability practice. Originally presented as a live webinar on March 22, 2022.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 0.75; Dietitian CPEU: 0.75

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Abbott Nutrition’s Provider Statement for Nursing CEs:

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider #CEP 11213.

Abbott Nutrition’s Provider Statement for Dietitian CPEUs:

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (RO002), is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/materials. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.

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