Neonatal Fundamentals: Parenteral Nutrition

Publication Date: 29 September 2022
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

Course Description:

In this updated course, Stephanie Merlino Barr, MS, RDN, LD will identify 3 indications for the use of parenteral nutrition in the neonate; define parenteral dose recommendations for specific nutrients; and describe management of complications associated with parenteral nutrition.
  • CDR Level: 2
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.1.4
  • Run Time: 79

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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Stephanie Merlino Barr, MS, RDN, LD

Neonatal Nutritionist 
MetroHealth Medical Center 
Adjunct Lecturer of Nutrition 
Case Western Reserve University 
Cleveland, OH, USA

Stephanie Merlino Barr, MS, RDN, LD is a Neonatal Dietitian in the Department of Pediatrics at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. Stephanie is also a doctoral candidate at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s (CWRU SOM) Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences. Her research focuses on early life nutrition interventions and their relationship with growth and body composition outcomes in premature infants. Stephanie is also an Adjunct Instructor at CWRU SOM’s Department of Nutrition, where she teaches a graduate-level course on human lactation. Stephanie is an editor of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition 3rd Edition, published in July 2022 and a contributor to the Academy’s online Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual.

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