January 26, 2021
Registration is now open
Parenteral nutrition is modern medical miracle for patients with gastrointestinal issues that need nutrition. However, parenteral nutrition has some potential risks and long-term side effects. Therefore, the biggest question about parenteral nutrition is who to start it on and when?
You Gotta Be Mental if the Nutrition is Parenteral: New Frontiers in the Science and Practice of Parenteral Nutrition will examine new guidelines concerning the decision on when parenteral nutrition should be started and on whom, the importance of monitoring nutrition needs and when to make adjustments, and how to limit the potential risks to get the best outcomes in those patients that require this lifesaving therapy.
Join Mark Corkins, MD, CNSC, FASPEN, AGAF, FAAP, Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Anna Tuttle MS, RD, LDN, CNSC and Clinical Dietitian II at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital as they bring you the latest developments in how to use parenteral nutrition in the appropriate patients for the best possible outcome.
Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:
• Know the indications that guide the decision for initiation of PN in children
• Use nutrition assessment and growth patterns to discern if PN is indicated for a pediatric patient
• Articulate the recommended monitoring for the patients that are on PN
Supported by an educational grant from Fresenius Kabi