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The Value of the Interprofessional Team, the Patient, and Family Care: A Case Success Story in Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation (SU20)

Sunday, March 3 • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET

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  1. Describe interprofessional collaboration based on the education requirements necessary to care for medically complex patients.
  2. Outline one aspect of coordinating care from different disciplines and family members necessary to optimize care delivery for the parenteral nutrition dependent child. 
  3. Apply learning pearls from the case presentation to the care of medically complex home parenteral nutrition dependent children.

Interprofessional Education - Applying the Pieces to Nutrition Care

Ruba Abdelhadi, MD, CPNS, CNSC, NASPGHAN-F, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Director of Nutrition Support, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

The Nurse’s Role
Sharon Irving, PhD, CRNP, FCCM, FAAN, FASPEN, Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The Pharmacist – A Vital Role
David Walters, RPh, Clinical Pharmacist, Home Infusion Pharmacy, Children's Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

The Dietitian’s Role
Megan Gray, RD, LDN, CNSC, Senior Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Home Parenteral Nutrition Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

The Family Perspective
Heather League, MBA, Parent and Caregiver, Liberty, MO

Shannon Bell, RN, BSN, Aunt and Private Duty Nurse, Olathe, KS

Catherine Larson-Nath, MD, CNSC, Associate Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition; Director of Intestinal Rehabilitation Program; Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Fellowship, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-24-034-L99-P