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Pediatrics Section Forum

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Join your pediatric colleagues for an open discussion among nutrition support teams from around the world, to share current practices when managing children receiving parenteral nutrition in terms of choice of administration sets, the use of DEHP-free administration sets, the current practice in terms of light protection, optimal delivery conditions, and the types of fat emulsion filters, their complication rates and need for filter replacement.

Learning Objectives
1. Compare and contrast the different types of parenteral nutrition (PN) administration sets in terms of DEHP-containing versus DEHP-free administration sets
2. Examine the ASPEN guidelines pertaining to optimal PN administration sets
3. Explain the effect of light exposure on PN solutions in the bags and extension sets in terms of photo-oxidation and free radical production, and assess the necessity of light protection
4. Compare and contrast different fat emulsion filters in terms of pros, cons, and complication rates and replacement rates

Ruba Abdelhadi, MD, CNSC
Director of Nutrition Support, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Steve Plogsted, PharmD, BCNSP, CNSC
Retired, Nutrition Support Service, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus OH

Brandi Weller, PharmD
Nutrition Support Pharmacist, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

CE Credit: 1 hour
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-085-L04-P 

Supported by:

Fresenius Kabi