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Roundtables (RT2)

Saturday, April 22 • 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM PT

In Person SessionPediatric Content Included

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
Level: Basic for all roundtables
UAN: No pharmacy credit

Drug Nutrient Interactions (RT2-A)


  1. Identify potential drug-nutrient interactions with the use of iron and calcium supplements
  2. Summarize the potential interactions when insulin is added to a parenteral nutrition solution and basic caveats of glycemic control with parenteral nutrition
  3. Define the potential interactions when octreotide is added to the parenteral nutrition solution and identify mitigation strategies for safe use of octreotide

Holly Estes-Doetsch, MS, RDN, Clinical Instructor, Medical Dietetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Sarah Cogle, PharmD, BCNSP, BCCCP, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Kyle Hampson, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, CNSC, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Clinical Pharmacy Educator, Pediatrics and Nutrition Support, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY


Beyond the Barriers - Servicing Special Needs Patients Successfully (RT2-B)


  1. Identify how functional limitations, cognitive challenges, learning barriers and comorbidities affect patient ability to comply with therapy
  2. Describe strategies to overcome identified barriers for patient special needs
  3. List tools and resources available to support overcoming barriers to care of special needs patients

Brenda Gray, PharmD, BCNSP, CNSC, VA-BC, CVAAc, BCSCP, FASPEN, Surveyor/Certified Consultant, Clinical Pharmacy Partners, Tampa, FL

Lillian Harvey Banchik, MD, FACS, CNSC, FASPEN, CVAAc, Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery - Retired, San Diego, CA

Joseph Banchik, BA, Patient, Los Angeles, CA


Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency and Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy: Beyond the Basics (RT2-C)


  1. Implement troubleshooting methods for common issues related to the use of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency

Valaree Williams, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, CNSC, FAND, Clinical Oncology Nutritionist, American Oncology Network, Philadelphia, PA


Medicare Nutrition Updates and Case Reviews (RT2-D)


  1. Summarize historical and revised Medicare coverage for PN and EN
  2. Analyze potential Medicare EN & PN referrals and brainstorm whether clinical situation and documentation meet criteria
  3. State required documentation to meet test of permanence

 Karen Martin, MA, RDN, LD, FAND, Dietitian/Clinical Liaison, Amerita Specialty Infusion, San Antonio, TX 

Jamie Haselhorst, RD,LD,CNSC, Regional Nutrition Specialist, Amerita Specialty Infusion, Austin, TX

Katie Hall, RD, CNSC, Clinical Program Manager, Reimbursement & Medicare, Optum Infusion Pharmacy, Woburn, MA


Malnutrition Measures and Interpretation: Analysis of 110+ Hospital’s Metrics (RT2-E)


  1. Explain at least three different changes in RDNs opinions towards NFPE one year post-NFPE training
  2. State the metrics reported regarding the importance of RDNs completing nutrition-focused physical exams
  3. Explain at least three different conclusions drawn from the malnutrition data collection from the hospitals reporting data

Maureen Janowski, RDN, CSG, LD, FAND, Corporate Director, Malnutrition, Morrison Healthcare Nutrition and Wellness, Palatine, IL

Gisele Leger, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, FAND, National Director, Clinical Support, Morrison Healthcare Nutrition and Wellness, Southborough, MA


How Low Can You Go? Managing Home PN Prescriptions to Safely Extend Supply in Times of Shortage (RT2-F)


  1. Describe the impact of recent PN component shortages to home PN patients, hospital systems, and home infusion pharmacies
  2. Define patient characteristics that should be evaluated before making reductions to specific PN components in a time of shortage
  3. List strategies to safely reduce specific PN components, and monitor response

Amy Braglia-Tarpey, MS, RD, CNSC, Director, Education and Initiatives, The Oley Foundation, Scottsdale, AZ 

Kristy Feeney, MS, RD, CNSC, National Manager, Nutrition Quality and Safety, Coram CVS Secialty Infusion, Seattle, WA

Nicole Jacobson, RD, CNSC, Clinical Nutrition Program Manager, Soleo Health, Detroit, MI


Nutritional Care of the Infant with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (RT2-G)  Pediatric Content Included


  1. Define the specific growth challenges infants with established bronchopulmonary dysplasia face as disease severity evolves over time
  2. Describe the nutritional approach to management of infants with established bronchopulmonary dysplasia based on disease severity
  3. List options for nutritional monitoring in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, including anthropometric data, biochemical data, and indirect calorimetry

 Audrey Miller, MD, CLC, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine; Neonatologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH 

Jennifer Curtiss, MS, RD, LD, CLC, Clinical Dietitian, Department of Clinical Nutrition and Lactation, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH


Malnutrition Across the Continuum of Care: Tracking and Documenting the Status of a Malnutrition Diagnosis Across Encounters (RT2-H)


  1. Explain coding guidelines in the context of documenting the status of a patient condition
  2. Define workflow and corresponding documentation pathways to capture the status of malnutrition 
  3. Describe potential impact of malnutrition continuum of care workflow on the documented prevalence of malnutrition

 Michelle Schneider, MS, RD, CNSC, CCTD, FASPEN, Lead Clinical Dietitian, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI


Debunking Nutrition Support "UrbanMyths" to Promote Evidence-Based Practice (RT2-I)


  1. Determine how to evaluate an "accepted" claim in nutrition support by evaluating available literature
  2. Describe challenges in nutrition support practice that are non-evidence based
  3. Communicate effectively with colleagues

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

Beth Lyman, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, Nutrition Support Nurse Consultant, Private Practice, Kansas City, MO