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Peri-Operative Management in Children: Strategies for Achieving Optimal Nutrition in Surgical Patients (Part 2)

In this course, Sanja Kolaček, MD, PhD and Elizabeth Spoede, MS, RD, CSP, LD will review the importance of nutrients in the gut of pediatric surgical patients; emphasize the role of nutrition in enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS); explain the unique nutritional needs of the neuromuscular (NM) spine population; and share best practices and current evidence-based recommendations related to peri-operative nutrition management. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 16, 2021.

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

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Human Milk Oligosaccharides in the Preterm Infant: Impact on the Developing Immune System

In this course, David J. Hackam, MD, PhD, FACS will compare and contrast the unique immune challenges in the preterm infant compared to the term infant; define the function of HMOs and why they may be important for preterm infants; and discuss the emerging research related to the role of HMOs and preterm infants.

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

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Empowering Practice: Elevating the Nurse’s Role in the Optimization of Enteral Nutrition for Improved Outcomes

In this course, the faculty will discuss the impact of suboptimal nutrition on clinical outcomes for patients in the acute care setting; identify challenges faced by nurses when delivering enteral nutrition; and describe methods in which nurses and registered dietitians can collaborate. Originally presented live at the 2022 Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Convention on September 30, 2022.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 0.5

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Neonatal Fundamentals: Enteral Nutrition

In this updated course, Laura Meredith-Dennis, MAS, RD will emphasize the importance of a neonatal dietitian; list several significant benefits of human milk; review recommendations for the very low birth weight, preterm infant; compare enteral feeding alternatives; and describe ways to initiate and advance enteral feedings in the NICU.

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

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[CME] Chronic Disease and Nutrition: Obesity and Nutrition

A free CME course where faculty review the latest in nutrition for patients with pre-obesity or obesity and topics include recognition and screening, therapeutic options, and collaborative care.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: AAPA Category 1 CME credit

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Peri-Operative Management in Children: Strategies for Achieving Optimal Nutrition in Surgical Patients (Part 1)

In this course, Sanja Kolaček, MD, PhD and Mehul V. Raval, MD, MS discuss the effects of malnutrition on the outcomes of surgery; describe nutritional requirements during surgery; discuss the role of pre-operative nutrition screening and assessment, and review the benefits of pre-operative carbohydrate loading and early post-operative feeding. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 16, 2021.

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

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Performing Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam via Telehealth in an Adult Outpatient Setting

In this course, Kasuen Mauldin, PhD, RD will demonstrate best practices related to technology for telehealth visits; apply nutrition-focused physical exams for adults via telehealth in an outpatient setting; and explain challenges related to telehealth and provide suggestions for solutions.

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

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[CME] Chronic Disease and Nutrition: Nutrition and Cultural Competence: Embracing Cultural Humility Enduring Evaluation

In this course, supported by an Abbott medical education grant, participants will learn how culture can affect nutritional health. Part of a three-part series on chronic disease and nutrition.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: AAPA Category 0.5 CME credit

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[CME] Chronic Disease and Nutrition: Meeting the Nutritional Needs of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

This free CME course includes topics on assessing nutritional health, heart and vascular healthy diets, and collaborating with patients in order to develop a nutritional management plan for patients with cardiovascular disease

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[CME] Hot Topics in Infant Nutrition: Utilizing HMOs and Addressing the Impact of COVID19

Watch a recording from the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in October 2022 where a panel of experts explored a variety of topics on the infant gut microbiome. 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™; 1.5 CPEU; 1.5 CE. Supported by an educational grant from Abbott.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™; 1.5 CPEU; 1.5 CE

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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.

In addition to completing an online evaluation, participants of our programs can provide feedback directly to CDR.