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What Do We Do Now: Ethical and Nutritional Decisions in Complex Pediatric Cases (M41)

Monday, March 4 • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET

In Person_Virtual_Pediatric


  1. Analyze the types of feeding challenges encountered and treatment strategies used in children with complex medical conditions who are receiving nutrition support.
  2. Evaluate the ethical dilemmas encountered when prescribing nutrition support for children with complex medical/surgical conditions. 
  3. Develop a nutrition support plan for children with medical/surgical conditions with consideration for feeding challenges and ethical dilemmas.

Ethical Dilemmas in Necrotizing Enterocolitis Totalis
Patrick Javid, MD, FACS, FAAP, Professor of Pediatric General Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine; Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Training Program, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA

End-Of-Life Nutrition Support: The Science Behind Withholding Food and Fluid
Theodoric Wong, MBBS, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Feeding Issues and Chronic Aspiration
Gina Rempel, MD, FRCPC, Medical Lead, Nutrition Support and Complex Care, Children’s Hospital of Manitoba at Health Science Centre Winnipeg/Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Judith Ho Urriola, MD, Pediatric Nutrition Support Specialist, Omar Torrijos Herrera Pediatric Specialties Hospital, Panama City, Panama

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Advanced
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-063-L99-P

BCNSP Logo 2024  This session will be reviewed for BCNSP-approved recertification credit through Purdue University College of Pharmacy