NICU Currents: Nutrition for the Infant with Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Failure: Proactive Strategies for a Strong Beginning
Course Description:In this article, Gina O'Toole, MPH, RD, CLEC, CSPCC and Katherine Bennett, RD, MPH, CLEC define the goals of nutrition therapy for intestinal rehabilitation of the infant with short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure; identify nutrients of concern in infants who are dependent on parenteral nutrition; describe benefits of fish-oil containing intravenous fat emulsions; and list the benefits of maternal milk for the infant with SBS/IF.
- CDR Level: 2
- Performance Indicators: 4.1.1, 4.2.1, 8.1.5, 8.2.3
- Run Time: 60
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Gina O'Toole, MPH, RD, CLEC, CSPCC
Katherine Bennett, RD, MPH, CLEC
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