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Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC-2019)

Mar 23 | 7:00AM - 4:00PM

Pre-Conference Course

Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC-2019)

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics.  The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for a certification examination or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support–focused course!

FACULTY & TOPICS

Assessment of Nutrient Deficiencies
TBD

Fluids and Electrolytes and Acid-Base
Ezra Steiger, MD, FACS, FASPEN

GI Physiology and Ethics
Donald Kirby, MD, FACP, FACN, FACG, AGAF, CNSC, CPNS, FASPEN

PN and Home PN
Phil Ayers, PharmD, BCNSP, FASHP

EN and Home EN
Linda Lord, NP, CNSC, ACNP-BC

Pediatrics and Neonatal
Elizabeth Bobo, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC

Critical Care and Statistics
Beth Taylor, DCN, RDN-AP, CNSC, FCCM

EN and PN Access
Antoinette Neal, RN, CRNI, CNSC, VA-BC

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES  

    1. Assess personal knowledge of nutrition support and identify areas requiring further study for the NSFC examination or other professional growth
    2. Review core nutrition support topics including nutrient deficiencies, pediatric nutrition support, parenteral and enteral nutrition, and fluids and electrolytes
    3. Highlight specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, ethics, statistics, and gastrointestinal disorders

    LEARNING LEVEL: Basic/Intermediate
    UAN: JA0002345-0000-19-002-L04-P
    CE CREDIT: 8 hours