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Home and Alternate Site Care Section Forum: Hot Topics in the Home and Alternate Sites of Care

Monday, March 4 • 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM ET

In Person

Hot Topics in the Home and Alternate Sites of Care
Join the Home and Alternate Site Care Section Forum to learn more about emerging topics in home and alternate site nutrition support. The topics discussed include blenderized tube feeding standards of practice and risk of microbial contamination; food insecurity and nutrition risk; financial considerations and impact on nutrition care; and sustainability in home infusion. Each of the topics listed will be a brief overview or lighting round describing the key concepts and important takeaways for our audience. 


  1. Identify opportunities for nutrition support sustainability in home enteral and parenteral nutrition.
  2. Describe causes of blenderized tube feeding microbial contamination, safe handling practices, and optimal delivery methods.
  3. Define food insecurity and how it impacts nutrition risk.
  4. List the financial factors and their implications to nutrition support care.


Home Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition and Sustainability
Karen Martin, MA, RDN, LD, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Program Liaison, Amerita Specialty Infusion, San Antonio, TX

Rebecca L. Brown, RDN, CNSC, Director of Nutrition Product Line, Amerita Specialty Infusion, Denver, CO

Microbial Contamination of Blenderized Tube Feeding
Elizabeth Bobo, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, FAND, Clinical Dietitian – Lead, Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville, FL

Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health in Home and Alternate Site Care Settings
Jacquelyn Oberman, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, Clinical Program Manager, Optum Infusion Pharmacy, Durham, NC

Gabriella Gardner, PSM, RD-AP, LD, CNSC, Lead Clinical Dietitian, Outpatient GI, Clinical Nutrition, Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

CE Credit: 1 hour 
Level: Intermediate 
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-051-L99-P 

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Fresenius Kabi