Webinar - Micronutrient Needs Assessment, HPN Adjustment, Complication Prevention, and HPN Weaning

November 04, 2020,  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 

Event Type: Webinars

Long Term Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN) Management Series

This essential two-part series will discuss the long term monitoring of patients receiving parenteral nutrition (PN) from discharge to home. The first will cover discharge basics, assessing if a patient is appropriate for home parenteral nutrition and what education to provide to patient and caregivers. The second will focus on long term monitoring, including vitamin/mineral monitoring, biochemical monitoring, formula adjustments etc., preventing hospitalizations and tapering off therapy.

Learning Objectives

  1. Evaluate micronutrient needs and patient assessment and appropriate recommendations to TPN.
  2. Determine potential complications that may arise with PN management and when to make adjustments.
  3. Design a safe PN weaning plan when appropriate and resources to provide to patients.

Allison Hopkins, Pharm.D., BCNSP, CNSC, Pharmacist, Clinical TrainerCoram CVS Specialty Infusion, Tuczon, AZ

Nancy Sceery, RD, LD, CNSC, Nutrition Support Clinician, Providence Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Providence, RI

Jane Hughes PharmD, BCNSP, BC-ADM, Clinical Pharmacist/Research Coordinator, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA

CE Credit: 1.5
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-091-L04-P
Level: Intermediate

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