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Comprehensive Nutritional Therapy: Tactical Approaches in 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020  •  7:45 AM - 4:15 PM  •  MacInnes Auditorium, Tampa General Hospital  •  Tampa, Florida 

This course will be held the day prior to ASPEN20 at the MacInnes Auditorium, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa to allow medical trainees to easily attend and better understand the critical role of nutrition in patient care. The importance of the interdisciplinary team will be emphasized. All healthcare providers are welcome.

Lunch is included.

7:45 AM Introduction
Co–Directors: Jeffrey Mechanick, MD, FACP, MACE, FACN, ECNU; Manpreet Mundi, MD; and Jayshil Patel, MD
7:50 AM – 9:40 AM Session 1 – Cardiometabolic Risk Mitigation, Moderator: Carolyn Newberry, MD, PNS
7:50 AM Cardiometabolic Risk, Jeffrey Mechanick, MD, FACP, MACE, FACN, ECNU
8:10 AM The Obesity Epidemic, Christopher Still, DO, FACP, FTOS
8:30 AM Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: New Insights, Mohamed Al-Kazaz, MD, FACC
8:50 AM Adiponectin and Why They Call it Cardio+Metabolic Disease: a Biomarker for Understanding Effective Prevention, W. Timothy Garvey, MD
9:10 AM Case Presentation and Expert Panel Discussion, Jeffrey Mechanick, MD, FACP, MACE, FACN, ECNU
9:30 AM Q&A
9:40 AM – 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Session 2 – Nutritional Issues in Cancer, Moderator: John DiBaise, MD, FACG
10:00 AM Overview of Nutrition in Cancer Therapy, Robert G. Martindale, MD, PhD
10:20 AM Current Guidelines for Nutritional Therapy in Cancer, Alessandro Laviano, MD
10:40 AM Mechanisms of Malnutrition and Cachexia Revealed by Animal Models of Cancer, Teresa Zimmers, PhD
11:00 AM Does the Ketogenic Diet Improve Response to Anti-Cancer Therapy? Manpreet Mundi, MD
11:20 AM Case Presentation and Expert Panel Discussion, Jose Pimiento, MD
11:50 AM Q&A
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Lunch
12:35 PM – 1:30 PM Grand Rounds: Yaseen Arabi, MD, FCCP, FCCM, ATSF
Topic: Critical Care Nutrition: State of the Art
1:45 PM – 3:45 PM Session 3 – Critical Illness, Moderator: Martin Rosenthal, MD
1:45 PM Should Nutritional Therapy be Modified to Account for Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Critical Illness? Zudin Puthucheary, MBBS, B.Med.Sci, D.UHM, PGCME, EDICM, MRCP, PhD
2:05 PM Can Feeding Strategies Alter Immune Signaling and Gut Sepsis, Stephen A. McClave, MD, FASPEN
2:25 PM Do Current Regimens in Nutritional Therapy Support the Microbiome? David Shen, MD, PhD
2:45 PM Does Enteral Feeding Worsen Outcomes in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient? Jay Patel, MD
3:05 PM Case Presentation and Expert Panel Discussion, Thomas Herron, MD
3:35 PM Q&A
3:45 PM – 4:15 PM Happy “Half-Hour” with the Professors: Informal Reception


CME Credit Information

Medical Students,
Residents, Fellows*
$175 $225 Free

Register here or download a registration form.                                                                                                                                          
*Medical Students/Residents/Fellows: Please fill out the printed registration form and submit to [email protected] along with a letter or transcript showing proof of status to receive complimentary registration.

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