ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Therapy Safety Webinar Series and Certificate of Training Program

Now on demand in ASPEN's eLearning Center

ASPEN is pleased to announce a new training series focusing on enteral nutrition therapy safety. Enteral nutrition is an important therapeutic nutrition intervention used in adults, children and infants for a variety of indications. Appropriate use of this modality includes incorporating practices that maximize patient benefit while minimizing adverse events. In response to the recently developed ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Safety Consensus Recommendations, ASPEN has developed a training series to educate all members of the healthcare team who work with EN to optimize your knowledge base of safe EN.

Enteral Nutrition Prescribing and Order Review


Enteral Access, Maintaining Tube Patency, and Preventing Dislocation

Preparation, Dispensing, Monitoring and Transition of Care

Neonatal and Pediatric Considerations

Administration, Medications, and Error Reporting


Enteral Nutrition Prescribing and Order Review

Learning Objectives:
1. Outline rationale and methodology in developing the ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Safety Recommendations 
2. List key recommendations and rationale for safe EN prescribing  
3. Describe processes for communicating and reviewing the EN order 

Topics and Faculty
Introduction to the Series and the Paper
Joseph Boullata, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP, FASPEN, FACN, Pharmacy Specialist in Nutrition Support, Clinical Nutrition Support Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Prescribing EN and Communicating the Order Review
Andrew Mays, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Department of Pharmacy, Baptist Health Systems, Jackson, MS

Moderator
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel West Hospital, Clinical Practice Specialist, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, New Albany, OH

UAN: 0216-0000-16-138-H05-P
Level: Basic
1.5 CE Credits


Enteral Access, Maintaining Tube Patency, and Preventing Dislocation

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe safety issues important in choosing enteral access devices and in verifying placement 
2. Describe methods to minimize complications when placing enteral access devices  
3. Describe essential methods for maintaining enteral access device patency 
4. Define processes for preventing enteral access device dislocation 

Topics and Faculty
Enteral Access- tube selection and placement verification, tube placement complications
Lillian Harvey Banchik, MD, FACS, CNSC, Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, Great Neck, NY

Maintaining Tube Patency
Arlene A. Escuro, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, Advanced Practice Dietitian, Center for Human Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic, Westlake, OH

Preventing Tube Dislocation
Carol McGinnis, DNP, APRN-CNS, CNSC, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD

Moderator
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel West Hospital, Clinical Practice Specialist, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, New Albany, OH

UAN: 0216-0000-16-139-H05-P
Level: Basic
1.5 CE Credits


Preparation, Dispensing, Monitoring and Transition of Care

Learning Objectives 
1. Describe processes for procuring, selecting and preparing enteral formulas including closed system, powdered and blenderized formulas 
2. Describe required elements of the EN label and labeling processes necessary to avoid errors 
3. Outline the essential parameters to monitor in enterally fed patients to minimize and/or prevent complications 
4. Summarize key criteria and factors to safely transition an enterally fed patient from one care setting to another 

Topics and Faculty
Procurement and Selection of Formulas Preparation of Formulas Labeling and Dispensing
Abby Wood, RD, LD, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian-Oncology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Monitoring Transition of Care
Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS, Shield Healthcare, Valencia, CA

Moderator
Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Director of Clinical Practice, Quality, and Advocacy, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Havertown, PA

UAN: 0216-0000-16-140-H05-P
Level: Basic
1.5 CE Credits


Neonatal and Pediatric Considerations

Learning Objectives 
1. Describe the critical considerations in the delivery of EN to neonatal patients 
2. Explain the important concerns in pediatric EN delivery specifically pertaining to enteral access device placement and verification 

Topics and Faculty
Neonatal
Jackie Wessel, Med, RD, CSP, CNSD, CLE, LD, High Risk Clinic Nutritionist, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Loveland, OH

Pediatrics
Beth Lyman, RN, MSN, CNSC, Co-Director of the Nutrition Support Team, Children's Mercy Hospital, Smithville, MO
 
ENFit Low Dose Tip Medication Delivery 
Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Director of Clinical Practice, Quality, and Advocacy, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Havertown, PA

Moderator
Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Director of Clinical Practice, Quality, and Advocacy, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Havertown, PA

UAN: 0216-0000-16-1341-H05-P
Level: Basic
1.5 CE Credits


Administration, Medications, and Error Reporting

Learning Objectives
  1. Describe critical processes for the preparation and administration of medications through an enteral access device to avoid patient complications
  2. Outline methods and procedures for general administration of EN including patient positioning and prevention of contamination 
Topics and Faculty
General Administration
Carol McGinnis, DNP, APRN-CNS, CNSC, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD Carol McGinnis

Medication Delivery
Joseph Boullata, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP, FASPEN, FACN, Pharmacy Specialist in Nutrition Support, Clinical Nutrition Support Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, City, State, Philadelphia, PA

Error Reporting
Andrew Mays, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Baptist Health Systems, Department of Pharmacy, Jackson, MS

Moderator
Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Director of Clinical Practice, Quality, and Advocacy, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Havertown, PA

UAN: 0216-0000-16-42-H05-P
Level: Basic
1.5 CE Credits

Accreditation and Continuing Education Information

Goals and Target Audience
This series is targeted to all members of the healthcare team who care for patients requiring enteral nutrition or anyone seeking a comprehensive overview of enteral nutrition topics. This program is designed at the basic learning level.

Successful Completion

Each on-demand webinar in the five part series is accredited separately. To obtain credit for each on-demand webinar, participants must listen to the recording in full, pass the posttest with a score of 100% and complete an evaluation via the electronic CE system in ASPEN’s eLearning Center, which is accessible from any internet connection at www.nutritioncare.org/elearning.  Participants may log in using the email address and password on file with ASPEN.  Note: successfully completing the posttest is required for nurses, pharmacists and physicians, not dietitians.  Dietitians may claim credit for viewing/listening to the recording per CDR guidelines.  

 

Please note, to receive the Certificate of Training, participants must successfully complete all five enduring programs and claim CE credits for each. All CE credit must be claimed by the program expiration date of December 12, 2019.

Accreditation Statements
Nurses, Pharmacists, Physicians

In support of improving patient care, The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

ASPEN designates this [each] enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

UANs: Enteral Nutrition Prescribing and Order Review - 0216-0000-16-138-H05-P; Enteral Access, Maintaining Tube Patency, and Preventing Dislocation - 0216-0000-16-139-H05-P; Preparation, Dispensing, Monitoring and Transition of Care - 0216-0000-16-140-H05-P; Neonatal and Pediatric Considerations - 0216-0000-16-141-H05-P; Administration, Medications, and Error Reporting Care - 0216-0000-16-142-H05-P.

Each activity is available for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEU) per activity. Knowledge activities.

ASPEN is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Nursing, provider number CEP3970. 

 
Dietitians:

ASPEN, Provider Number AM005, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completon of this program / materials. CDR level 2, for 1.5 CPEUs for each individual on-demand webinar in the series. Dietitians may post comments on this program on www.cdrnet.org.

 

CDR Joint Accreditation B&W 
 

Policies

Any grievances should be addressed in writing to Director of Education and Research × ASPEN ×8630 Fenton Street× Suite 412× Silver Spring, MD 20910. 

Commercialism:  ASPEN subscribes to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.  ASPEN does not provide programs that constitute advertisement or include promotional content. ASPEN does not endorse any products. Privacy and Confidentiality:  ASPEN respects the privacy of its members and website visitors. Companies that receive personal information from ASPEN in order to execute the business of ASPEN may use personal information only for that purpose.

 

Refund Policy: Refunds are not available. 

 

Faculty Disclosures

Name

Disclosures Relevant to Topic

COI

Resolved?

Lillian Harvey Banchik

Compensation from Speaker’s Bureau from Abbott

Potential

Alter topic to not include products or services of the commercial entity

Amy Carrera

Salary from Shield Healthcare for Corporate Registered Dietitian

Potential

Alter topic to not include products or services of the commercial entity

Beth Lyman

Speaker Honoraria from NeoMed

Potential

Alter topic to not include products or services of the commercial entity

Andrew Mays

Dinner from Rockwell Medical for Consulting

No

Not related to topic being presented

Joseph Boullata

Nothing to disclose

N/A

N/A

Arlene Escuro

Nothing to disclose

N/A

N/A

Peggi Guenter

Nothing to disclose

N/A

N/A

Ainsley Malone

Nothing to disclose

N/A

N/A

Carol McGinnis*

Nothing to disclose

N/A

N/A

Jackie Wessel

Speakers Bureau Honoraria from Abbott

Potential

Alter topic to not include products or services of the commercial entity

Abby Wood

Nothing to disclose

N/A

N/A

 

*Discussion of off-label use of products 

Commercial Support and Sponsorship
No commercial support or sponsorship has been received for this on demand continuing education activity.  

Requirements for Participation 

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Computer with speakers/headset
Broadband Internet connection
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