Enteral Nutrition Resources

General EN  |  EN for Specific Populations

Enteral Access Devices and Connectors  |  EN Product Shortages

General Enteral Nutrition Resources

Overview of Enteral Nutrition 
  • What is Enteral Nutrition? ( English), ( Spanish
  • Book: ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Handbook Second Edition 2019
    This handbook contains recommendations on safe practices, ENFit®, and information on preparation, labeling, and dispensing of EN. It is a step-by-step, practical guide to caring for patients receiving EN therapy.
Indications for Enteral Nutrition Safe Practices for Enteral Nutrition Interprofessional Collaboration to Optimize Enteral Nutrition Enteral Nutrition Reimbursement Medication Use with Enteral Nutrition and Enteral Access Devices Enteral Nutrition Modalities

Blenderized Tube Feeding ASPEN Practice Recommendations:

Blenderized Tube Feeding - General Resources:

Nutritional BeveragesOral Nutrition Supplements

Plant Based Protein

External Resources: In addition to the ASPEN resources above, the ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Committee has compiled these helpful external resources for both clinicians and consumers. ASPEN does not endorse any brand of product nor are these listings a substitute for medical or other professional advice and should not be taken as such. 

Enteral Nutrition Resources for Specific Patient Populations

*Presented alphabetically

Aging Population COVID Patients with CancerCritically Ill Patients
Adult Patients
  • ASPEN EN Care Pathway2018
    This pathway provides steps and resources for managing critically-ill adult patients requiring enteral nutrition (EN), starting at needs assessment through transition out of the ICU.    
Neonatal Patients Patients with Fat Malabsorption   

Enteral Access Devices and Connectors

Enteral Access Device Placement and Verification Enteral Access Device ConnectorsEnteral Access Device Transitions

EN Product Shortages

  • EN Product Shortage News: ASPEN maintains communications with EN product manufacturers, other professional healthcare organizations, and clinicians to stay up to date on the status of EN product shortages. This page provides the latest news on EN shortages and is continually updated as ASPEN learns of new or resolving shortages.
  • EN Product Shortage Resources: ASPEN provides other helpful resources related to EN product shortages.