[WEBINAR] VIRTUAL STRENGTH AMBASSADOR PROGRAM 2021: IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION & MUSCLE ACROSS PATIENT POPULATIONS & THE CONTINUUM OF CARE

In this webinar:

  • Stephen McClave, MD, and Stephen Koesters, MD, will offer an update on COVID-19 in 2021, and its impact on nutrition and recovery

  • Kathryn Starr, PhD, RDN, LDN, will discuss the role of protein in combatting aging-related muscle loss

  • Chelsia Gillis, PhD, MSc, RD, will discuss pre-habilitation in surgery patients

  • Agnes Siew Ling Tey, PhD, will offer an update on the evidence supporting HMB to improve outcomes.  

DATE: Friday, 19 March 
TIME:  8-10:40 AM ET, Click REGISTER to see times by region.

FREE continuing education:  2.5 RN CE; 2.5 RD CPEU 

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EARLY INFANT FEEDING: BREAKING DOWN THE BASICS

In this course, Penni Davila Hicks, PhD, RD, will review breastfeeding guidelines; discuss maternal nutrient recommendations during lactation; review infant nutrient recommendations during 0-6 months; and describe composition of early infant feedings. Originally presented as a live webinar on 18 November 2020.



FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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[WEBINAR] NARROWING THE GAPS: THE ROLE OF 2’-FUCOSYLLACTOSE HMO IN IMMUNE DEVELOPMENT

In this South African hosted webinar, Sanja Kolaček, MD, MSc, PhD, and Rachael Buck, PhD, will summarize immune system development in early infancy; review the bioactive components of breast milk and their effect on immunity in infancy; and explore the clinical benefits of the 2’-FL human milk oligosaccharide (HMO).

DATE: 11 March 2021
TIME:

  • 5-7 PM GMT+2 | 17:00-19:00

  • 10 AM-Noon ET | 10:00-12:00

FREE continuing education:  RN 2.0 CE; RD 2.0 CPEU / 2 Clinical CEU points through SAMA

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BENEFITS OF BOLUS FEEDING IN TUBE FED PATIENTS WITH HEAD AND NECK CANCER

In this UK hosted course, Vivienne Law will identify the benefits of bolus feeding for patients with head and neck cancer; state the ideal profile of a bolus feed; and explain how to help patients manage bolus feeds at home.

Originally presented as a live webinar 13 October 2020.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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NEONATAL OPIOID WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME

In this course, Scott Wexelblatt, MD, will define Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS); discuss the incidence and trends of NOWS in the US; compare scoring tools and feeding options for opioid exposed infants; and review pharmacologic options for NOWS.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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[WEBINAR] CHALLENGES IN THE DIETARY MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD CANCERS

In this UK hosted webinar, Gemma Renshaw, BSc (Hons), RD, will describe the dietary management of common childhood cancers; identify practical dietary interventions for managing side effects and symptoms associated with childhood cancers; and assess dietary considerations when managing pediatric oncology patients in the community.

DATE: 17 March 2021
TIME: 1 PM ET

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE / 1.0 RD CPEU

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NICU CURRENTS: THE 5 PS FOR PROMOTING GUT HEALTH AND FEEDING TOLERANCE IN PRETERM INFANTS

In this article, Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RDN, Jenné Johns, MPH, and Kristen Brown, NNP-BC, CNS-P, CONQS, will review how feeding protocols and the provision of human milk can decrease the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis; explain a WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN and WHY approach to probiotics in the NICU; describe how antibiotic overuse can impact morbidity and mortality in preterm infants; and more.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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[WEBINAR] WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE: PROBIOTICS IN THE PRETERM INFANT

In this webinar, Steven McElroy, MD, will discuss the alteration of the gut microbiome in preterm infants leading to dysbiosis and associated morbidities; review recent evidence-based literature on probiotic use in the NICU; discuss the risks vs. benefits with the use of probiotics in preterm infants.

DATE: Wednesday, 24 March

TIME: 7 AM ET

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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HEALTH ECONOMICS OUTCOMES RESEARCH: IMPACT AND VALUE OF SURGICAL NUTRITION

In this course, Cory Brunton, MS, BSN, RN, Kirk Kerr, PhD, and Cheryl Crisafi, MSN, RN, CNL, describe the role and importance of perioperative nutrition; provide examples of health economics outcomes research that investigate the role of surgical nutrition; and discuss practical guidance and best practice recommendations on ways to successfully implement and evaluate hospital-based surgical nutrition quality improvement programs.

Originally presented at the 2020 Virtual Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Conference.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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LACTATION SUPPORT: INCORPORATING TELEMEDICINE INTO PRACTICE

In this course, Jamie B Owens, RN, IBCLC, an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, will: describe the benefits of human milk and breastfeeding; review strategies to help overcome common barriers; and discuss breastfeeding support through telemedicine.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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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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