The Journey to Food-Based Tube Feedings in Adult and Pediatric Patients
2.0 CE for Nurses; 2.0 CPEU for Dietitians / Dietetic Technicians - CDR level: III
This program presented on November 10, 2020 reviews the recent literature pertaining to the use of commercial and homemade blenderized tube feeding and describes the key steps to successfully implement a food-based blenderized tube feeding. Learn practical tips on how to be prepared when facing COVID-19 challenges such as, shipping delays, food insecurity, or challenges with available time. Presented by Lisa Epp, RDN, LD, CNSC
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- Discuss the differences and similarities in diagnosis and intervention for Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression and Catabolic . Syndrome (PICS) and Post Intensive Care Syndrome-Survivors (PICS-S).
- Describe the mitochondrial and inflammatory changes seen in PICS and PICS-S.
- Identify the importance and role of nutrition in PICS and PICS-S management.
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Complete an evaluation
1. Identify practical tips the acute-care clinician should know when providing nutrition therapy to inpatients that receive a food-based tube feeding at home.
2. Explain the recent literature pertaining to food-based tube feedings.
3. Describe the key steps to implement a successful food-based tube feeding regimen with patients/caregivers.
4. Identify the potential benefits of a food-based tube feeding formula.
Original Program Date: November 10, 2020; Expiration date: November 9, 2023 Continuing Education: 1.0 CE for Nurses; 1.0 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.