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CE Webinars

 
Monday
September 19
 
Tuesday
September 20
 
Wednesday
September 21
 
Thursday
September 22
 
Friday
September 23
 
12:00-1:00 PM
Malnutrition in the Older Adult: Identification and Intervention in the Community Setting
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CE Credits: 1 hour

Supported by
Nestle Health Science Logo_Transparent  

12:00-1:15 PM
Diagnosing Malnutrition in the Adult Patient: Updates on Current Approaches
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CE Credits: 1.25 hours
 

Supported by
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12:00-1:00 PM
Addressing and Standardizing Malnutrition from a Regulatory Perspective
Details

CE Credits: 1 hour  

12:00-1:00 PM
Applying Latest Findings from Notable Malnutrition Publications to Practice
Details

CE Credits: 1 hour  

12:00-1:30 PM
Challenges in Treating Malnutrition in Adult and Pediatric Patients with Hepatic and Renal Diseases
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CE Credits: 1.5 hours  







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Other Malnutrition Awareness Week Events

 
September 8
3:00 - 4:00 PM
 
Zoom Room: JPEN Journal Club and Tutorial on Evaluating Clinical Research in Nutrition Support  
September 15
12:00 - 12:30 PM
 
Gastro Bites: Malnutrition Awareness  
September 16
12:00 - 1:00 PM

 
Zoom Room: Human Milk and the Preterm Infant: Using what we know about human milk composition to create better feeding plans for the preterm infant  

Sponsored by
Reckitt Mead Johnson Nutrition  

September 19
3:00 - 4:00 PM

 
Zoom Room: Impacts of the Infant Formula Shortage: the Health Care Provider’s Perspective  

Sponsored by
ByHeart  

September 21
4:00 - 5:00 PM

 
Current Understandings of Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) Development and Management  

Sponsored by
Takeda  

October 3
12:00 - 1:15 PM
 
 ASPEN/CNS Webinar: Advocating for Nutrition: Every Voice Matters!   
October 3 - 7   Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week
October 10 - 12   Malnutrition Week ANZ 2022
October 19
12:00 - 1:00 PM

 
Interprofessional Implementation of the Global Malnutrition Composite Score  

Sponsored by
Abbott  

All times listed are in Eastern Time. Participants may be eligible to claim CE credits for the webinars. ASPEN is accredited to provide medical, pharmacy, nursing, and dietetic credits. Webinar schedule and topics subject to change.


Details on Malnutrition Awareness Week Events

 

Thursday, September 8, 2022 • 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Zoom Room: JPEN Journal Club and Tutorial on Evaluating Clinical Research in Nutrition Support

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Space is limited, so register early! Registration is capped at the first 400 participants. A waitlist will be available after this capacity is reached.

Join this Journal Club and Tutorial to discuss current literature from the field. Guided activities will develop your critical appraisal skills in research aims and objectives, methods, statistics, data, and conclusions. An article on clinical research in nutrition support was selected to provide the framework to focus questions. Participants are encouraged to read the article prior to attending and have it open it for easy reference during the event (See Topic Materials below).  Faculty support an educational, collegial environment, where participants encourage each other and foster an open exchange of ideas.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand of the core concepts of the study design
  2. Understand how the PICO format (patient/population, intervention/exposure, comparison, and outcome) can clarify the research questions  
  3. Recognize the testable hypothesis  
  4. More critically evaluate medical literature findings regarding applying results to patients 

Faculty
Kenneth B. Christopher, MD, SM, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN); Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Topic Materials 
Bolus gastric feeds improve nutrition delivery to mechanically ventilated pediatric medical patients: Results of the COntinuous vs BOlus multicenter trial  
 

Pricing 
This non-accredited Zoom Room is free for all participants.


Friday, September 16, 2022 • 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Zoom Room: Human Milk and the Preterm Infant: Using what we know about human milk composition to create better feeding plans for the preterm infant

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Space is limited, so register early! Registration is capped at the first 500 participants. A waitlist will be available after this capacity is reached.

Learning Objectives
After completion of this program, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify knowledge gaps regarding human milk nutrient composition
  2. Summarize how existing knowledge of human milk composition shapes current feeding strategies for the preterm infant
  3. Identify nutritional differences in preterm, mature, and donor human milks
  4. Use lactation stage, maternal factors, or donor milk source to estimate nutrient composition of human milk

Faculty
Amy Gates, PHD, RD, CSP, LD, Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition

Pricing 
This non-accredited Zoom Room is free for all participants.

Sponsored by
Reckitt Mead Johnson Nutrition

Monday, September 19, 2022 • 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Malnutrition in the Older Adult: Identification and Intervention in the Community Setting

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Nutrition screening within the community for older adults continues to be a challenge despite tremendous advances through the years. This webinar will address nutrition screening (past, present and future) and will specifically address undernutrition in the aging adult. Available community intervention resources, which target undernutrition in the older adult population, will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe past and present challenges in screening for undernutrition in the community dwelling adult and review how challenges have been addressed over the years
  2. Identify key concepts of a successful nutrition screening process for undernutrition in the aging adult
  3. Discuss strategies to improve nutrition interventions in older adults at nutrition risk in the community setting

Faculty and Topics
Nutrition Screening for Undernutrition in Older Adults: Past, Present and Future
Gordon Jensen, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Research; Professor of Medicine and Nutrition, The Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Benefits of Community-Based Intervention Programs for the Older Adult
Ucheoma Akobundu, PhD, RD, Senior Director, Nutrition Strategy and Impact; Director, National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging, Meals on Wheels America, Arlington, VA

Moderator
Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, FASPEN, FAAN, FGSA, Professor or Nursing and Associate Dean of Interprofessional Research and Development, Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia, PA

UAN: JA0002345-0000-22-137-L04-P
CE Credit: 1 hour
Learning Level: Intermediate


Supported by
Nestle Health Science Logo 2019

Monday, September 19, 2022 • 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
Zoom Room: Impacts of the Infant Formula Shortage: the Health Care Provider’s Perspective

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Space is limited, so register early! Registration is capped at the first 500 participants. A waitlist will be available after this capacity is reached.

The infant formula shortage national crisis has demonstrated the fragility of a critical nutrition supply chain with impacts on infant health and outcomes. Join us for a discussion amongst experts from ASPEN, ByHeart, AAP, and NASPGHAN on insights gained from a national survey on the impact of the infant formula shortage on healthcare providers and their patients.  Data from recent national surveys will be presented, with a focus on key takeaways from these data and advocacy efforts from the participating societies, with resources provided to support future practice.

Objectives:

  1. Learn what impact the infant formula shortage has had on healthcare providers and their patients
  2. Understand the advocacy efforts already in place from key pediatric and nutrition societies and learn about resources available as a result of this crisis 

Faculty/Discussants:
Allison Blackmer, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, FCCP, FASPEN
Director, Clinical Practice, Quality, and Advocacy
ASPEN | American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Devon Kuehn, MD
ByHeart, Chief Medical Officer

Mark Corkins, MD, CNSC, FASPEN, AGAF, FAAP
St. Jude Chair of Excellence in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
American Academy of Pediatrics

NASPGHAN representative

Pricing 
This non-accredited Zoom Room is free for all participants.

Sponsored by
ByHeart

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 • 12:00 – 1:15 PM ET
Diagnosing Malnutrition in the Adult Patient: Updates on Current Approaches

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This webinar was chosen as a platform for providing updates regarding the ASPEN 2022 Nutrition Assessment Survey, validation of the AND/ASPEN characteristics for diagnosing malnutrition, as well as discussing the practicalities of integration of the AND/ASPEN and GLIM criteria for diagnosing malnutrition into clinical practice.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe nutrition assessment methods, the current state of practice, and implementation of these methods into clinical practice
  2. Discuss the validation process, challenges, and current validation results for the AND/ASPEN malnutrition characteristics
  3. Demonstrate practical methods for integrating the AND/ASPEN characteristics and GLIM Criteria in diagnosing malnutrition

Faculty and Topics
ASPEN 2022 Nutrition Assessment Survey, Review of Results
Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, FAAN, FASPEN, Special Projects Consultant, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Silver Spring, MD

Malnutrition Diagnostic Approaches, Validation Updates
Kris Mogensen, MS, RD-AP, LDN, CNSC, Lead Dietitian Specialist, Department of Nutrition, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
 

Incorporating GLIM Diagnostic Criteria into the Electronic Health Record
Marianne Aloupis, MS, RD, CNSC, LDN, Director, Clinical Nutrition Support Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Moderator
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Clinical Practice Specialist, ASPEN; Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, OH

UAN: JA0002345-0000-22-138-L04-P
CE Credit: 1.25 hours
Learning Level: Intermediate


Supported by
Baxter

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 • 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Addressing and Standardizing Malnutrition from a Regulatory Perspective

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As both malnutrition research and information related to malnutrition interventions evolve, it has been proposed that standardization of diagnosing, intervening, and monitoring is feasible and beneficial for patient outcomes. This webinar will discuss the Global Malnutrition Composite Score and what it means for current practice as well as the Canadian Malnutrition Standard in addressing malnutrition utilizing quality measures.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the key components of the Global Malnutrition Composite Score and the impact on hospital malnutrition care performance
  2. Explain how standardized scores can be used to identify gaps in assessing and treating malnutrition in acute care settings for quality improvement
  3. Explain how implementation of standardization in addressing malnutrition may improve patient care and outcomes during hospitalizations and beyond

Faculty and Topics
Understanding the Global Malnutrition Composite Score and its Impact on Hospitals
Mujahed Khan, Senior Manager, Quality Improvement, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, IL

The Canadian National Malnutrition Standard – Improving Malnutrition Care in Canada and Beyond
Leah Gramlich, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
 

Moderator
Wendy Phillips, MS, RD, CLE, NWCC, FAND, Regional Vice President, Morrison Healthcare, Cleveland, OH

UAN: JA0002345-0000-22-139-L04-P
CE Credit: 1 hour
Learning Level: Intermediate


Wednesday, September 21, 2022 • 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET
Current Understandings of Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) Development and Management

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Learning Objectives

  1. Introduction to SBS and its development
  2. Current management options of patients with SBS
  3. Importance of intestinal adaptation and rehabilitation for patients with SBS

Faculty 
Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Pricing
This non-accredited Zoom Room is free for all participants.

Sponsored by

Takeda  


Thursday, September 22, 2022 • 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Applying Latest Findings from Notable Malnutrition Publications to Practice

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This webinar will serve as a platform for selected researchers to expound on their notable, cutting-edge publications from 2021-2022 relating to the characteristics and factors of malnutrition with regard to diagnosing and outcomes of malnutrition within the adult and pediatric populations. It will also serve as a method for audience members to correspond with the authors on how these publications may be applicable to their practice.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe differences in length of stay, readmission, and discharge destination between those with and those without malnutrition
  2. Identify factors present upon admission into the Pediatric ICU that are associated with decline in nutrition status and could be used as part of nutrition screening tool
  3. List characteristics that are specific to starvation-related malnutrition, which may differ from inflammation-related malnutrition
  4. Describe how the Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition criteria have been utilized in published literature and how reported validation methods compare to published guidance

Faculty and Topics
Prevalence and Impact of Malnutrition on Length Of Stay, Readmission, And Discharge Destination
Lucy Lengfelder, MPH, RD, LD, Clinical Dietitian, Memorial Herman Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

Prevalence and Characteristics of Starvation-Related Malnutrition in A Mid-Atlantic Healthcare System: A Cohort Study
Luke O. Smith, BS, Graduate Research Assistant, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
 

Admission Factors Associated with Nutritional Status Deterioration and Prolonged Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Stay in Critically Ill Children: PICU-Screen Multicenter Study
Julia Carvalho Ventura, RD, PhD, Graduate Program in Nutrition, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis (SC), Brazil
 

Utilization and Validation of the Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM): A Scoping Review
Isabel Correia, MD, PhD, FASPEN, Professor of Surgery, Food Science Post Graduation Program; Surgery Department, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil Gerais
 

Moderator
Jay Mirtallo, MS, RPh, FASPEN, Clinical Practice Specialist, The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

UAN: JA0002345-0000-22-140-L04-P
CE Credit: 1 hour
Learning Level: Intermediate


Friday, September 23, 2022 • 12:00 – 1:30 PM ET
Challenges in Treating Malnutrition in Adult and Pediatric Patients with Hepatic and Renal Diseases

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Treatment interventions for malnutrition differ depending on a patient’s disease state and age. In this webinar, two challenging disease states, hepatic and renal diseases, and the differences in treatment for malnutrition will be discussed. A focus on both adult and pediatric patients will be incorporated to highlight the differences in malnutrition management across the age spectrum in the setting of these two disease states.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the challenges in diagnosing malnutrition in adults with hepatic disease, specifically weight loss and body composition
  2. Explain protein requirements and utilization for malnourished patients with renal disease undergoing hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy or with acute kidney injury
  3. Identify unique components in treating malnourished pediatric patients with hepatic and renal disease

Faculty and Topics
Diagnosing Malnutrition in Adults with Hepatic Disease: Overcoming Challenges
Jeanette M. Hasse, PhD, RD, LD, CNSC, CCTD, FASPEN, FADA, Editor-in-Chief, Nutrition in Clinical Practice; Transplant Nutrition Manager, Baylor University Medical Center Simmons Transplant Institute, Dallas, TX

Malnutrition in Pediatric Hepatic Disease
Beth Scott, RD, CNSC, CSP, Hepatology/Liver Transplant Dietitian; Liver/Intestinal Transplant Program, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
 

Addressing Nutrition Challenges in Adults Undergoing Renal Replacement Therapy
Haley L. Kavelak, PharmD, BCCCP, Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, St. Luke's University Health Network; Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor - Pharmacology, Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Bethlehem, PA
 

Key Nutrition Interventions in Malnourished Pediatric Patients with Kidney Disease
Molly Wong Vega, MS, RDN, CSP, CSSD, LD, Senior Pediatric Renal Dietitian, Renal and Pheresis Services, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX
 

Moderator
Carolyn Newberry, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Innovative Center for Health and Nutrition in Gastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

UAN: JA0002345-0000-22-141-L04-P
CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Learning Level: Intermediate


Wednesday, October 19, 2022 • 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
Interprofessional Implementation of the Global Malnutrition Composite Score

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This webinar is especially relevant to the healthcare team working with dietitians who would benefit from learning about implementation of the hospital reporting quality measure.

 

 

 

Learning Objectives

 

  • Define the composite score measure and its focus on components of the nutrition care process: screening, assessment, documenting diagnosis and implementing nutrition care plan
     
  • Review how adopting the measure and using a quality improvement process can benefit patient care, providers, and hospital outcomes
     
  • Discuss how the interprofessional team can partner with administrators to adopt and report on the composite score measure to improve patient outcomes and support health equity

 

 

 

Faculty
Christina Badaracco, MPH, RD, LDN , Avalere Health, Washington, DC

 

Becky Gradl, MPH, RD, LDN, CHES®, Quality Management, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, IL

 

Matthew L. Bechtold MD, FACP, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, Department of Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

 

Kenneth G. Nepple, MD, Department of Urology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

 

Moderator
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Silver Spring, MD

Continuing Education credit is not available for this presentation

Sponsored by
Abbott