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Back to Basics: Enteral Formula Composition and Delivery Considerations for Adult Patients

In this course, Elizabeth Gallant, RD, LD, CNSC and Beth Quatrara, DNP, RN, CMSRN, ACNS-BC will review the main sources of protein, carbohydrate and fat used in enteral formulas; discuss novel ingredients added to enteral formulas; explain the benefits and limitations of enteral formula components for different patient populations; review common complications of enteral feeding; and more! Originally presented as a live webinar on October 25, 2023.

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

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Addressing Weight Stigma in the Healthcare Setting

In this course, Laura Andromalos, MS, RN, RD, CSOWM, CDCES will discuss the concepts of weight stigma and the obesity paradox; discuss respectful language guidelines; and review how healthcare professionals can address weight stigma. Originally presented as a live webinar on July 18, 2023.

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

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Adapting the Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam to Identify Adult Malnutrition in Critically Ill Patients with Obesity

In this course, Michelle Schneider, MS, RD, CNSC, CCTD, FASPEN will review elements of a nutrition-focused physical exam in the intensive care unit; describe manifestations of muscle and fat loss in patients with obesity; identify common skin and mouth conditions in patients with obesity; and discuss how to interpret clinical findings with the context of obesity. Originally presented as a live webinar on July 18, 2023.

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

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NICU Currents: Ethical Issues in Neonatal Care

In this article, Michelle Doran, RN, DNP, NPD-BC will identify the 4 main principles of ethics; describe 3 common ethical dilemmas in the NICU; and discuss 2 strategies to effectively manage ethical challenges in the NICU.

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

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Adult Malnutrition in the Critical Care Setting: Utilizing Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam in the ICU

In this course, Michelle L. Schneider, MS, RD, CNSC, CCTD, FASPEN will identify the prevalence of adult malnutrition in the critical care setting; demonstrate how to apply the knowledge of nutrition-focused physical exam within the unique challenges of the critical care setting; review the characteristics for identifying adult malnutrition based on AND/ASPEN consensus; and discuss practice strategies (including nutrition intervention) for improved patient outcomes. Originally presented as a live webinar on December 7, 2022.

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

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Ethical Issues in Pediatric Care

In this course, Mary Pat Turon-Findley, RD, MEd, CMHIMP, LD will define ethics and the 4 principles of ethics; identify aspects that influence decision-making; and discuss examples of pediatric ethical dilemmas through a case study approach.

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

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Nutrition, Muscle and Strength: Paramount for Optimal Health

In this course, Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft, MD, PhD and Philip J Atherton, PhD, AFHEA will explain the new pandemic of sarcopenia and frailty after COVID-19 in the older adult population; review the impact of long-COVID on muscle and nutritional outcomes; summarize the new GLIM body composition guidelines; and more!

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

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Advancing Malnutrition Quality Improvement and Health Equity: Opportunities to Lead Change

In this course, the faculty will identify the role of malnutrition and quality care in health policy strategies; establish how the Global Malnutrition Composite Score (GMCS) measure can help RDN leaders to integrate quality improvement into nutrition care; and describe the impact of nutrition quality measures within health systems seeking to improve health outcomes and address social determinants of health. This program was originally presented live at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo on October 8, 2022.

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

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Measuring Body Composition and Optimal Nutrition Support in the ICU Setting

In this course, Dr Van Zanten will summarize the prevalence and impact of muscle mass loss in the ICU; discuss the importance of assessing body composition in ICU patients; review feasible techniques for measuring body composition at the bedside; describe the role of protein and early enteral nutrition to improve outcomes; and discuss how we can achieve protein targets in ICU patients who are at risk for overfeeding. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 16, 2022.

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

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Addressing Gastrointestinal Tolerance in the ICU Setting

In this course, Ainsley M. Malone, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN will review the basics of enteral nutrition digestion, absorption and tolerance; illustrate strategies for symptom management in patients experiencing GI intolerance in the ICU; and illustrate strategies for symptom management in patients experiencing GI intolerance in the ICU. Originally presented as a live webinar on November 16, 2022.

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

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Malnutrition Screening in Patients with Obesity in the Hospital Setting

In this course, Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, RN, CSOWM, CDCES will discuss the concepts of weight stigma and the obesity paradox in critically ill patients; review the available screening and assessment methods suitable for critical care patients with obesity; and identify practical approaches for clinicians for early nutrition screening and assessment in the ICU. Originally presented as a live webinar on August 22, 2022.

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

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