Nutrition Issues in the ICU

Publication Date: 27 February 2018
Continuing Education Units: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 3.0; Nurse Contact: 3.0; Dietitian CPEU: 3.0; Pharmacy CEU: 3.0

Course Description:

In this 2-part course, you’ll review common myths associated with enteral nutrition, discuss the use of prokinetic agents, elucidate the mechanism of feeding intolerance, and assess appropriate ways to estimate caloric requirements in special populations. Note: This course is supported through an Abbott Nutrition medical education grant.

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Course Objectives:

  • Describe some common myths associated with enteral nutrition.
  • Describe the use prokinetic agents.
  • Elucidate the mechanism of feeding intolerance.
  • Implement the guideline recommendations into clinical practice on the safe use of medications in the ICU.
  • Describe optimal nutritional strategies in special populations.
  • Discuss nutritional controversies in these populations.
  • Assess appropriate ways to estimate caloric requirements in these populations.

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Taylor

Beth Taylor, DCN, RD-AP, CNSC, FAND, FCCM

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO, USA

McCarthy

Mary S. McCarthy, PhD, RN, CNSC, FAAN

Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, WA, USA

Arabi

Yassen Arabi, MD, FCCP, FCCM

King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

McClave

Stephen McClave, MD

University of Louisville School of Medicine,
Louisville, KY, USA

Gautier

Juan Ochoa Gautier, MD, FACS, FCCM

Nestle Nutrition
Florham Park, NJ, USA

Barie

Philip Barie, MD, MBA, FIDSA, FACS, MCCM

Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY, USA

Rice

Todd Rice, MD, MSc

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN, USA

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