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Nutrition in the STICU: Why and How

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01/08/2023 11:59 PM (ET)

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The presentation met course objectives *

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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

This program presented on January 9, 2020 describes the physiological response to trauma and the importance of early enteral immunonutrition (IM) that is well tolerated. Enhance your knowledge with real world evidence showing the application of a volume-based feeding (VBF) protocol to improve adequacy and clinical outcomes in the surgical/trauma ICU patient. Presented by Philip J Prest, DO, FACOS, FACS and Jessica Justice-Reath, RD, LD, CNSC 

Course Details

Presented by:

Philip J Prest, DO, FACOS, FACS and Jessica Justice-Reath, RD, LD, CNSC
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Original Program Date:
CE Expiration Date:
01/08/2023 11:59 PM (ET)

Course Objectives

1. Describe the importance of early enteral immunonutrition after trauma 
2. List different aspects of formulations which support tolerance of immunonutrition 
3. Discuss evidence showing the benefits of volume-based feeding (VBF) of surgical trauma patients 

Original Program Date: January 9, 2020; Expiration date: January 8, 2023 Continuing Education: 1.5 CE for Nurses; 1.5 CPEU for Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietetic Technicians - CDR level: II 

Steps to obtain a certificate: 1) View the course 2) Pass the test 3) Complete an evaluation

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.