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Clinical Nutrition: Practice Pearls for the Physician

Mar 22 | 7:45AM - 4:00PM

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Friday, March 22, 2019  •  7:45 AM - 4:00 PM  •  Taylor Auditorium, Mayo Clinic  •  Scottsdale, Arizona  


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This special course at the Mayo Clinic is held the day prior to ASPEN19, making it easy for conference attendees and local residents, fellows and practicing physicians to attend. While the course has been designed for physicians, all healthcare providers are welcome. For those attending ASPEN19, transportation will be provided from the ASPEN19 hotels in Phoenix to the Mayo Clinic and back.

Lunch is included.

Co–Directors: John DiBaise, MD and Ryan Hurt, MD, PhD

Session 1 – Critical Illness
Moderator: Stephen A. McClave, MD, FASPEN  

Case Presentation and Expert Panel Discussion
Daniel J. Johnson, MD  

Nutrition Monitors and Timing of Nutrition Interventions
Renee D. Stapleton, MD, PhD  

Managing Muscle Mass: Why is This So Important?
Robert G. Martindale, MD, PhD  

Modifying the Microbiome in the ICU: Does it Help?
Jayshil Patel, MD  

PN vs EN – What Does the Evidence Support?
Constantine J. Karvellas, MD, SM, FRCPC, FCCM   

Session 2 – Obesity and Wellness Promotion
Moderator: Jeffrey Mechanick, MD

Case Presentation and Expert Panel Discussion
Lori R. Roust, MD

Pharmacologic and Endoscopic Therapies for Obesity
Christopher Still, DO, FACN, FACP, FTOS

Current Status of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Quick Fix or Long-term Cure? 
Scott Shikora, MD

Lifestyle Strategies in Obesity: Worthwhile or Worthless?
Manpreet Mundi, MD

Promoting Wellness Throughout the Life Cycle: Age-Appropriate Strategies 
Melina Jampolis, MD

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds and Lunch
Critical Care Nutrition: What Strategies Actually Change Outcome? 
Stephen A. McClave, MD, FASPEN

Session 3 – Gastrointestinal/Surgery Nutrition  
Moderator: Stanislaw Klek, MD, PhD

Case Presentation and Expert Panel Discussion
Kevin Ruff, MD

Challenging Areas in Short Bowel Management
John DiBaise, MD
Physician’s Role in Home PN Management
Ryan Hurt, MD, PhD
ERAS: What Works and What Doesn’t
Tonia M. Young-Fadok, MD
Long-Term Enteral Access: Recognizing and Managing Complications
William L. Berger, MD
Happy “Half-Hour” with the Professors


    Upon conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

    1. Discuss how nutrition in the ICU patient may impact outcomes.
    2. Discuss the role of nutrition and lifestyle in the management of obesity across all treatment options.
    3. Identify key challenges in the management of long-term enteral and parenteral nutrition patients, and the physician’s role and responsibility


    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) and Mayo Clinic. ASPEN is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    ASPEN designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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    Course is held in collaboration with Mayo Clinic  

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

    Participants get a 10% discount for the full conference 
    *All student, resident and fellow registrants must submit a letter or transcript showing proof of status.



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