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Emerging Data in Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition: Novel Approaches to Nutrition Care of Critically Ill Children

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM


  1. Explain rationale and methods for body composition assessment in critically ill children
  2. Examine changes in body composition and outcomes related to critical illness in children
  3. Explore nutritional strategies for impacting functional status following critical illness
  4. Analyze barriers to nutrition goals in critically ill children
  5. Assess the latest approaches to enteral feeding during critical illness
  6. Evaluate recent advances in bedside assessment of feeding tolerance
  7. Critique recent literature of nutritional interventions for critically ill children
  8. Summarize new findings from the PINS 3 cohort study
  9. Interpret nutrition research results for application and future directions

Innovative Techniques for Nutrition Assessment in the PICU 

Nilesh Mehta, MD, Director, Critical Care Nutrition; Associate Medical Director, Medical and Surgical ICU; Director, Quality and Outcomes, Boston Children’s Hospital; Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Achieving Nutrition Goals in the PICU 
Ann-Marie Brown, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC, CCRN, FCCM, Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Nursing, Emory University; Division of Critical Care, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Informing Practice with Evidence: Emerging Data from the 3rd Pediatric International Nutrition Study of Critically Ill Children 
Lori Bechard, PhD, RD, Clinical Research Manager, Boston Children’s Hospital; Research Associate, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Praveen Goday, MBBS, CNSC, Associate Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Advanced
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-039-L01-P


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