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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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Successful Transition of Tube Feeding: From Hospital to Home

In this course, Cynthia Reddick, RD, CNSC will identify several key considerations when discharging a patient home on tube feeding; describe feeding regiment adjustments that may improve adherence and lifestyle for the tube-fed patient at home; and differentiate homecare-friendly options of formula and supplies available to the home tube-fed patient.

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

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Practical Management of Home Tube Feeding

In this course, Cynthia Reddick, RD, CNSC will identify options and innovations in home enteral nutrition; describe the considerations for the use of whole food formulas in the home setting; differentiate options for customizing home enteral nutrition administration for the homecare patient; and describe aspects of enteral nutrition tolerance and strategies for complication management.

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

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Pediatric Currents: Quenching the Thirst: Overcoming Challenges and Developing Effective Approaches for Encouraging Hydration

In this article, Deborah Steward, PhD, RN will discuss pediatric hypohydration and its occurrence in the United States; identify barriers that may impede the ability to maintain proper hydration; and review strategies to promote hydration in children.

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

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Good Tubes Gone Bad: Management and Prevention of Common Tube Site Complications

In this course, Cynthia Reddick, RD, CNSC will describe the normal healing and stoma maturation process after the initial placement of a gastrostomy tube; identify three potential stoma site complications of gastrostomy tubes at home; describe interventions and solutions to common minor stoma site complications; and describe strategies and best practice techniques for preventing common minor stoma site complications.

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

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Choosing Wisely: Enteral Feeding Tube Selection, Placement and Considerations

In this course, Cynthia Reddick, RD, CNSC will identify considerations in tube feeding selection; review the anatomy of a gastric tube (GT) placement; differentiate between standard profile and low profile feeding tubes; and review the various types of access devices used in long-term tube feeding.

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

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The Puzzle of the Infant Brain: Association of Nutrients with Cognitive Development

In this course, Naiman A. Khan, PhD, RD will review literature on the value of early life as a critical period of brain development; discuss the role of human milk oligosaccharides in supporting brain structure and cognitive development; describe the preclinical and clinical evidence highlighting the impact of gangliosides on brain structure and cognitive function in early life; and summarize the current evidence on macular xanthophylls (i.e., lutein) and how it may impact cognitive function in children.

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

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Nutrition and Wounds: Implementing an Evidence-Based Plan of Care

In this course, Nancy Munoz, DCN, MHA, RDN, FAND, and Megan Norwood, MBA, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC will review current evidence-based nutrition care recommendations for the prevention and treatment of Pressure Injuries (PIs); discuss the role and implementation of the newly released Standardized Pressure Injury Prevention Protocol Checklist (SPIPP-Adult) 2.0; describe the process for healthcare professionals to implement nutrition care recommendations into actionable steps and include them as part of a patient plan of care; and more! Originally presented as a live webinar on August 23, 2023.

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

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