NUTRITION AND WOUND CARE: WHY IT MATTERS FOR VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE

In this course, Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN, and Sue Drawert, MEd, RDN, will identify the role of nutrition in wound care; determine how nutrition in wound care is critical for various value-based healthcare settings; and review resources to implement nutrition-related quality improvement programs in various care settings.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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THE ROLE OF SPECIALIST NUTRITION IN ACHIEVING OPTIMAL OUTCOMES FOR COPD PATIENTS

In this course, Terry Robinson, RN, MSC, BSC (Hons), will identify the nutritional needs of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); recognize the importance of exercise and nutrition in the management of COPD; and discuss the needs of COPD patients post-COVID-19.

This course was originally presented as a live webinar on 9 September 2020.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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FRAILTY IN AGING ADULTS: SCREENING AND MANAGEMENT APPROACHES

In this course, Jeremy Walston, MD, and Suzette L Pereira, PhD, will explain the condition of frailty; discuss how to screen for frailty; and describe management options, including nutrition-related approaches.


This course was originally presented as a live webinar in collaboration with the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) and Aging in Motion, on 9 September 2020.


FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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CYSTIC FIBROSIS: OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO NUTRITION ADHERENCE

Better nutritional status is strongly associated with better pulmonary function and survival in patients with cystic fibrosis. However, there are still high rates of nonadherence with nutritional recommendations. Dr Gregory Sawicki talks about how shared decision-making and optimal counseling can help break down the barriers to nutritional adherence. Participate in this short CME podcast supported by a Medical Education Grant.


FREE continuing education: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM 

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FROM HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED WEAKNESS TO POST-DISCHARGE RECOVERY IN PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT COVID-19: TARGETED NUTRITION TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES 

In this course, David Evans, MD, FACS, PNS, and Philipp Schuetz, MD, MPH, will describe the prevalence and impact of hospital-acquired weakness in key patient populations; translate evidence on the impact of optimal nutritional care into clinical practice; and illustrate nutritional management strategies to improve outcomes across the patient journey. Originally presented at the ESPEN Virtual Congress on September 19, 2020. 


FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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[WEBINAR] CURRENT CHALLENGES IN PAEDIATRIC CYSTIC FIBROSIS CARE: IMPLICATIONS FOR NUTRITION & WELLBEING

In this webinar, Chris Smith, RD, BSc (Hons), MBDA, and Sally Harris, PhD, ClinPsyD, MSc, BSc, CPsychol AFBPsS, will identify the emerging evidence in paediatric cystic fibrosis influencing nutritional management; review the nutritional needs & management of children with cystic fibrosis in line with new therapies; and explore the psychological impact of COVID-19 & new therapies for paediatric patients with cystic fibrosis. 

When: Thursday, 10 December
Time:
• 6-7 PM GMT
• 1-2 PM ET

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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ASSESSING BODY COMPOSITION TO OPTIMIZE GROWTH

In this course, Luise Marino, RD, PhD, and Dan Nemet, MD, MHA, will identify body composition assessment tools for pediatric patients; discuss the need for early identification of nutritional risk; review nutrition interventions to support catch-up growth; and describe the causes and consequences of faltering growth and windows of opportunity for catch-up growth. Originally presented at the Nutrition & Growth Conference on 27 August 2020. 

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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[WEBINAR] NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS IN SICK PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

In this webinar, Sanja Kolaček, MD, MSC, PhD, reviews modalities of nutrition interventions for the sick child; discusses types of formula and indications for their use; explains how to select site, route and mode for oral and enteral nutrition; and indicates the most common complications.  

When: Tuesday, 8 December
Time: 8 AM ET 

Note: We originally presented this program at the 2020 Growth Summit in Stockholm, Sweden. We’ll replay the program, and Dr Kolaček will join at the end for a live Q&A session. 

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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OPTIMIZING NUTRITION TO IMPROVE MUSCLE STRENGTH IN INDIVIDUALS AT RISK FOR FALLS 

In this course, Sanjay Suman, MD, FRCO, will identify the importance of assessing and optimizing muscle strength to reduce the risk of an older individual falling; discuss practical tips and current guidelines for assessing falls risk, malnutrition and muscle health; and review the importance of protein for maintaining good muscle health.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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NOURISH THE MUSCLE: IMPACT CLINICAL OUTCOMES ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE

In this course, Ione De Brito-Ashurst, PhD, RD, will review nutrition guidelines and recommendations related to recovery; describe the relationship between muscle and protein intake; and translate scientific evidence and literature into clinical practice.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU 

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

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Abbott Nutrition Health Institute is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of these activities/materials.

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