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Managing Today’s Tube Fed Patient From Hospital to Home: Lessons Learned and Myths Busted

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Critical Thinking Evaluation Tool For Self-Study Programs

All questions must be answered upon completion of a self-study program prior to receiving a certificate of completion. A copy of this form will be available on the MyCE site in your Course History in addition to your CE certificate. For Dietitians A copy of this form should be kept by the CDR credentialed practitioner. CDR credentialed practitioners must have the form and the certificate in their files should they ever be audited. Failure to include both certificate and completed critical thinking tool will result in a failed audit and loss of the CPE credit.

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Course Description

Successful transition of patients receiving tube feeding from hospital to home requires careful planning and appropriate documentation by a healthcare professional. Learn from a home tube feeding expert and nutrition educator about the key considerations to address upon discharge, including a potential change in the tube feeding regimen to support quality of life at home. Documentation required for home tube feeding coverage is discussed in addition to updates regarding the transition from legacy feeding tubes and feeding supplies to the ISO 80369-3 compliant devices, commonly known as ENFit®.

Course Details

Presented by:

Cynthia Reddick, RD, CNSC
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CE Expiration Date:
05/31/2024 11:59 PM (ET)

Course Objectives

1. Identify several key considerations when discharging a patient to the home or post-acute setting
2. Explain appropriate type of documentation required for tube feeding coverage for the patient at home
3. Describe the considerations for use of commercially prepared formula, including plant based and blenderized options at home
4. Identify potential challenges and solutions during the transition from legacy to ENFit® feeding tubes in the hospital and home setting
ENFit® is a registered trademark of GEDSA.

Continuing Education:

Nestlé Health Science is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with CDR, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Accredited provider number NE008. Activity Type for Dietitians: Self Study (740 Web Based) Nestlé Health Science is a Continuing Education Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing; Provider Number 11366.