Putting Evidence Into Practice: Preventing, Managing and Treating Enteral Feeding Intolerance in the Critical Care Setting
Course Description:In this course, you’ll review the prevalence of enteral feeding intolerance in the critical care setting; discuss evidence-based approaches in the prevention and management of enteral feeding intolerance; and identify nutrition interventions tailored to specific gastrointestinal intolerances to achieve enteral nutrition goals and improve patient outcomes. Originally presented as a live webinar on October 20, 2021.
- CDR Level: 2
- Performance Indicators: 8.1.2, 8.2.2, 8.2.3
- Run Time: 48
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD
Amie Heap, MPH, RD
Amie serves as the Director of Health Policy, Education and Alliances and as the Director of the Abbott Nutrition Health Institute. In this capacity she directs the creation of health and nutrition resources that assist healthcare professionals, and the populations they serve, on a global level. As part of this role, Amie establishes partnerships with domestic and international organizations working to address the challenge of preventing, identifying, and treating malnutrition.
Prior to joining Abbott, Amie served as the Senior Nutrition Advisor in the Office of HIV/AIDS in the Bureau of Global Health at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). In this position Amie provided technical assistance to 30 countries in eastern and southern Africa, southeast Asia and the Caribbean implementing global HIV/nutrition/food security programs. She also served as the HIV/nutrition strategic information liaison to the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator. Amie received a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Brigham Young University and a Master of Public Health degree from The George Washington University.
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