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LGBTQ+ Diversity in Maternal Child Healthcare

In this course, Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RDN will define LGBTQ+ terms and identities; review evidence within maternal-child healthcare; and describe a welcoming setting for LGBTQ+ people. Originally presented as a live webinar on July 19, 2023.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0

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NICU Currents: Controversies in the Management of Patent Ductus Arteriosus for Preterm Infants

In this article, Jodi Ulloa, DNP, APRN-CNP, NNP-BC and Stephanie Sykes, DNP, APRN-CNP, NNP-BC will define current clinical controversies for neonatal providers surrounding the diagnosis of patent ductus arteriosus in the infant population; outline differences between an insignificant and hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus; and describe current treatment modalities for patent ductus arteriosus.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0

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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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Acute Kidney Injury in the NICU Patient

In this course, David Askenazi, MD, MSPH and Janelle Hanick, RDN, LD will review the epidemiology of neonatal acute kidney injury (AKI); discuss the medical management and kidney support therapy options for NICU patients with AKI and fluid overload; and outline the fluid and nutrition management goals for the infant in the NICU with AKI. Originally presented as a live webinar on June 29, 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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Neonatal Cardiovascular System: Congenital Heart Disease

In this interactive course, you’ll identify infants at risk for congenital heart disease; describe the clinical presentation and testing used to determine the differential diagnosis; and recognize and discuss the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and management of distinct types of congenital heart defects, anomalies, and diseases.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 2.0

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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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When It Matters Most: Muscle and Nutrition in Critical Care

In this course, Carla Prado, PhD, RD, and David Evans, MD, FACS will review the role of muscle mass in the critical care setting; summarize ideal body composition measurement techniques for ICU patients with and without obesity; and illustrate the benefits of early nutrition intervention on outcomes in this patient population. Originally presented live at the ASPEN 2023 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference on April 21, 2023.

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

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Nutrition During Childhood Cancer Treatment: Current Understanding and a Path for Future Research

In this course, Elena J. Ladas, PhD, RD will describe how under- and overnutrition are important contributors to a pediatric oncology patient’s morbidity, quality of life, and mortality; discuss the consequences of cancer and review the short- and long-term nutritional implications; and explain how to recognize the evaluation of nutritional status as an essential component of oncology care. Originally presented as a live webinar on October 20, 2022.

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

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