This program highlights the clinical outcomes when immunonutrition is applied peri-operatively in the major surgery patient. Increase your knowledge about the synergistic effect of arginine, omega 3 fatty acids, and nucleotides and the evidence that demonstrates positive outcomes in this patient population. Understand the health economics potential for this standard of care in GI cancer surgery patients by use of outcomes data and US hospital data on cost. Presented by Mary Miranowski, RDN, CNSC
1. Explain the basic science for use of supplemental immunonutrients in helping to reduce the risk of post-operative infectious complications
2. Describe the clinical outcomes demonstrated in the literature when peri-operative use of arginine supplemented immunonutrition is applied in major elective surgery
3. Discuss how the health economics associated with this nutrition intervention support the implementation of quality initiatives in major elective surgery
Original Program Date: February 21, 2019; Expiration date: February 20, 2022 Continuing Education: 1.00 CE for Nurses; 1.00 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
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.