FREE Webinar - Goal Directed Nutrition Therapy in Critical Illness

April 09, 2019,  4:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Event Type: Webinars

Please note: This is a free informational webinar with no CE Credit 

This informational webinar will address the evidence and value of tailoring nutrition therapy during critical illness and review of the literature pertinent to optimal energy and protein delivery. Then it will dissect scientific literature related to indirect calorimetry and the role of supplemental parenteral nutrition to optimize clinical outcome in critically ill patients. Case examples will be provided as well. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Define and apply early goal directed nutrition to the care of critically ill patients.
  2. Critique the scientific literature related to value of indirect calorimetry as a nutrition assessment tool.
  3. Evaluate the role of supplemental parenteral nutrition to optimize clinical outcome in critically ill patients. 
  4. Use a case-based approach to illustrate the concepts of early goal directed nutrition and an evidence-based approach in the care of critically ill patients.  

Faculty and Topics
Goal Directed Nutrition Therapy During Critical Illness - What is the Evidence?
Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Director of Perioperative Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Anesthesiology; Physician Director, TPN/Nutrition Support Service, DUH, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 

Dissecting the Critical Care Nutrition Literature: Energy, Protein Delivery and Indirect Calorimetry?
D. Dante Yeh, MD, FACS, FCCM, CNSC, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Sarah Peterson, RD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

CE Credit: None

GE April 2018

This free webinar is supported by GE Healthcare


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