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Roundtables (RT1)

Sunday, March 3 • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET

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Discuss specific nutrition support topics during the Roundtables Session. Tables will be organized by topic and participants will have an opportunity to interact in small groups with faculty and peers. Each faculty leader will meet with groups for 25 minutes before participants are asked to move to another table for discussion on a different topic. Participants will have an opportunity to visit three tables during the session.

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
The roundtable Drug-Nutrient Interactions 101 (RT1-G), is not available for CE credit.  

Level: Basic for all roundtables
UAN: No pharmacy credit

It Takes a Village: Research and Clinical Practice Gaps in Patients on Long-Term Nutrition Support (RT1-A)


  1. Articulate the top patient safety concerns of long-term nutrition support from the patient and caregiver perspective.
  2. Identify the components of care associated with safe long-term nutrition support. 
  3. Describe the patient-led research initiatives and national priorities.

Beth Gore, PhD, Executive Director, Oley Foundation, Delmar, NY 

Manpreet Mundi, MD, Professor of Medicine; Medical Director of Clinical Nutrition and the Home Enteral Nutrition Program, Department of Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, MN

Social Media for the Nutrition Support Professional (RT1-B)


  1. Utilize social media to expand the reach and impact of scholarly citations.
  2. Identify opportunities to expand networking to create nutrition science and practice collaborations around the globe.
  3. Implement best practices to build a professional online presence across platforms.

Ashley DePriest, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FCCM, Manager, Registered Dietitian, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA 

Assessment and Treatment of Diarrhea in Patients Receiving Nutrition Support (RT1-C)


  1. Identify the types of diarrhea.
  2. Explain the various causes of diarrhea. 
  3. Formulate treatment recommendations for diarrhea management.

Jacob Hall, PharmD, BCNSP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Critical Care/Nutrition Support, Division of Pharmacy, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Abigail Cupp RD, LDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital, Port Charlotte, FL 

Interdisciplinary Model for Placement and Management of Long-Term Enteral Access in High-Risk Populations (RT1-D)


  1. Identify risk factors and a preoperative screening tool for placement of long-term enteral access in high-risk populations.
  2. Identify methods to enhance communication among inpatient and outpatient interprofessional team members throughout the perioperative period. 
  3. Apply data and outcomes from a high-risk ALS patient cohort requiring long-term enteral access.

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

George Koenig, MS, DO, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency in Home Nutrition Support: Assessment, Prevention, and Monitoring (RT1-E)


  1. Describe the types of lipid sources in lipid injectable emulsions (ILE) currently available in the US.
  2. Evaluate an ILE profile and anticipate the effect on the patient's fatty acid profile.

Carol Ireton-Jones, PhD, RDN, CNSC, Nutrition Therapy Specialist, Good Nutrition for Good Living, Carrollton, TX

Home Start Parenteral Nutrition Challenges and Shortages (RT1-F)


  1. Describe methods used for initiating parenteral nutrition (PN) at home or transitioning patients from the hospital to home.
  2. Discuss methods for managing home PN vitamin and electrolyte shortages.

Kelli Alford, MS, RD, CD, CNSC, Lead Dietitian, Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services, Tukwila, WA

Rebecca Weiner, MS, RD, CD, CNSC, Infusion Dietitian, Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services, Tukwila, WA

Drug-Nutrient Interactions 101 (RT1-G)


  1. Define the mechanics of drug-nutrient interactions.
  2. Assess the risk of drug-nutrient interactions.
  3. Mitigate the risk of drug-nutrient interactions through use of alternate medications, changes to the nutrition support regimen, and/or nutrient supplementation. 

Carole Thompson, MSC, RD, CNSC, CDE, Critical Care Dietitian and Team Lead, Halifax Infirmary - NS Health, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The roundtable Drug-Nutrient Interactions 101 (RT1-G), is not available for CE credit.  

Demystifying Biostatistics in Nutrition Support Practice (RT1-H)


  1. Compare and contrast power, sample size, and type 1 and 2 errors.
  2. Analyze a research study from NCP/JPEN and calculate the relative risk, relative risk reduction, absolute risk reduction, and number needed to treat. 
  3. Apply the principles of internal and external validity to clinical decision-making in nutrition support practice.

Kyle Hampson, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, CNSC, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID): Tools for Assessment, Treatment, and Nutrition Support (RT1-I)  Pediatric Icon_Transparent


  1. Identify standard of ARFID for diagnosis.
  2. Summarize assessment and treatment processes.

Mary Pat Turon-Findley, Med, RD, CMHIMP, LD, Registered Dietitian III, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 

Acid-Base Disorders—As Easy as A, B, C (RT1-J)


  1. Identify and interpret acid-base abnormalities.
  2. Summarize treatment and prevention strategies for acid-base abnormalities. 
  3. Evaluate patient cases to apply the stepwise approach to acid-base disorders.

Anne Tucker, PharmD, BCNSP, FASPEN, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Critical Care/Nutrition Support, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Rina Patel, PharmD, BCNSP, FASPEN, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Critical Care/Nutrition Support, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Interprofessional Approach to Initial Discharge of Pediatric Home Parenteral Nutrition Patients (RT1-K) Pediatric Icon_Transparent 


  1. Describe the characteristics of pediatric patients requiring home parenteral nutrition (PN) support.
  2. Explain the roles of interprofessional team members involved in the discharge process for pediatric PN patients. 

Jennifer McClelland, MS, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Coordinator, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Margaret Murphy, PharmD, BCNSP, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Hyperammonemia: An Interprofessional Challenge in Critical Care Nutrition (RT1-L)


  1. Summarize the neurological implications of hyperammonemia in patients with or without liver failure.
  2. Outline an initial approach for the diagnosis and management of hyperammonemia secondary to inborn errors of metabolism and ammonia-producing microbes. 
  3. Formulate a diagnosis and management strategy for malnutrition-associated hyperammonemia.

Prem Kandiah, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Division of Neurocritical Care & Surgical Liver Transplant, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Amir Kamel, PharmD, BCNSP, Clinical Specialist in Nutrition Support and Critical Care, UF Health Shands Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, FL 

Nicole Eide, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, Emory University, Atlanta, GA