New SmartPN Video Series

Today, ASPEN released a new educational video series on the appropriate use of parenteral nutrition (PN). Parenteral Nutrition is a viable, life-sustaining option for patients who cannot get adequate oral or enteral nutrition. However, many patients, especially those in the acute and critical care settings, are not getting the therapy they need.

The SmartPN Video Series has four 10-minute videos that cover:

Along with the videos, the SmartPN initiative, a collaboration with Baxter, has produced a free care pathway that provides steps and online resources on PN and a "PN 101" video. They are all on Please view and share with your colleagues.

SmartPN is available thanks to an educational grant from Baxter.