Professional Development

In the interdisciplinary field of clinical nutrition and metabolism, professionals need to keep abreast of the ever-growing changes in nutrition in order to understand emerging standards, current research and regulations, foster skill development and maintain the highest level of competence so that every patient receives optimal nutrition support.

Commitment to the highest quality in professional development is what ASPEN is all about. ASPEN's anthology of resources is available to professionals on all levels. From the basic foundation of nutrition support knowledge for the newcomer, to state-of-the-art tools to diagnose areas for improvement and study resources to prepare for certification, to cutting-edge information and controversial research topics for seasoned professionals, ASPEN provides one-stop shopping for your professional development needs. 

Clinical Nutrition Week (CNW): ASPEN's annual conference features cutting edge research and practice recommendations.

Clinical Nutrition Webinars: Webinars feature timely topics in clinical nutrition. These 90-minute interactive programs deliver critical education and valuable CE credits right to your computer!

Guidelines for the Adult Critically Ill Patient On Demand Training Series: An exploration of the guidelines and in-depth assessment of how they should be implemented into practice for the provision of optimal nutrition care of the adult critically ill patient.

Nutrition Support Fundamentals and Review Course: An 8 week live and interactive online program that will gear you up for exam time or bring you out of the lull of routine and remind you of all there is to know when it comes to clinical nutrition. This course is also offered as a pre-conference course prior to CNW.

Malnutrition Awareness Week™: An important step toward effectively treating malnutrition is raising awareness about it. ASPEN has named “Malnutrition Awareness Week™,” to help bring awareness through educational programming and resource dissemination to help clinicians understand this often poorly diagnosed condition.

ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Therapy Safety Webinar Series and Certificate of Training Program: A 5 week training series that will be in a webinar format and consist of four webinars and one bonus webinar on Neonatal and Pediatric Considerations.

ASPEN Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Series and Certificate of Training Program: Gain a better understanding of fluid and electrolyte management and if acid-base frequently puzzles you, then this training series is for you.

ASPEN Self-Assessment Program: As a healthcare professional, you need to stay current in your field. New information and new research bring changes to the way you provide nutrition care. Regardless of your learning need, you’ll find ASPEN's Self-Assessment Program a valuable resource — and you can earn CE credits!

Journal CE Program: Earn valuable CE credits for reading pre-selected articles in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN) and Nutrition in Clinical Practice (NCP) and then successfully passing a knowledge assessment test. The Journal CE program is free to ASPEN members.

Parenteral Nutrition Safety and Certificate Training Series: Four-part series on all facets of safe practices in parenteral nutrition from prescribing to administering parenteral nutrition.

ASPEN eLearning Center: ASPEN’s eLearning Center is a hub of content from ASPEN’s live events. Content is grouped by category for easy navigation to specific topic areas. Don’t miss out on the Lecture of the Month and the ability to earn additional CE credit. The Lecture of the Month is an ASPEN member benefit.

Free Lecture of the Month: Each month ASPEN offers new education opportunities featuring the most popular education from live events presented by leading experts in the field. All of these lectures provide an opportunity to earn 1.5 free CE credits -- simply complete an assessment following the webinar, and you'll earn free CE.

ASPEN's first ever Spanish Bundle | Primero Bundle jamás Española de ASPEN: Learn more about recent scientific advances and practice recommendations in clinical nutrition by immersing yourself in the best sessions from ASPEN’s annual conference and earn your Certificate of Completion for each topic area. Más información sobre los últimos avances científicos y recomendaciones prácticas en nutrición clínica por sumergirse en las mejores sesiones de la conferencia anual de ASPEN y ganar su Certificado de Cumplimiento para cada área temática.

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