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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!


  • Assessment of Nutrient Deficiencies
  • Fluids and Electrolytes and Acid-Base
  • GI Physiology and Ethics
  • PN and Home PN
  • EN and Home EN
  • Pediatrics and Neonatal
  • Critical Care and Statistics
  • EN and PN Access


  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