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Moral, Cultural, and Spiritual Competency-Drivers of Ethical Nutrition Support Decision-Making (F25)

Friday, April 21 • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM PT

In Person SessionVirtual SessionPediatric Content Included


  1. Describe the interrelationship of the concepts of nutrition as a human right and development of cultural and moral competency in patient care, including end of life care
  2. Define two cross-cultural similarities and two differences in approaches to nutrition care and develop a plan to apply this knowledge to diverse patient populations
  3. Describe three interprofessional actions to implement activities related to the cultural and moral aspects of nutrition support throughout the continuum of care and especially at the end of life

Survey of Nutrition Support Clinicians About Moral, Cultural and Spiritual Practice Competencies
Denise Baird Schwartz, MS, RD, FADA, FAND, FASPEN, Bioethics Committee Member, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA

Let’s Look At Our Nutrition Playbook: Discussion Around Culture, Spiritual Needs, and Ethics -With Case Reviews
Mary Pat Turon-Findley, MEd, RD, CMPMP, LD, Registered Dietitian III, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnatii, OH

A Pediatric Physician's Perspective: Incorporating Cultural and Moral Competence into End of Life Nutrition Support Discussions
Theodoric Wong, MBBS, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Stephanie Dobak, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian III, Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center, Philadelphia, PA

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-23-056-L99-P

Session has been approved for BCNSP recertification credit through the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. 
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