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Home Parenteral Nutrition: Preventing Hazards from Hospital to Home

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM


  1. Identify the necessary steps and considerations to plan, initiate, and advance PN to goal in the home
  2. Describe how to monitor laboratory values in the long-term home PN patient and apply knowledge gained to successfully monitor lab values for maintaining acid/base balance, essential fatty acid deficiency, and micronutrients
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of nutrition recommendations to optimize oral intake and minimize output for patients with intestinal failure


Pharmaceutical Considerations for Effectively Transitioning the Hospitalized Patient to the Home Setting

Reid Nishikawa, PharmD, BCNSP, Director of Research and Coordinator of Clinical Services, Nutrishare, Elk Grove, CA

Monitoring HPN -From Guidelines to Practical Recommendations
Gabriela Gardner, RD, LD, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, Clinical Nutrition Department, Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

Nursing Considerations in HPN Management
Debra Kovacevich, MPH, RN, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Undergraduate Studies Program, University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI

Karen Martin, MA, RD, LD, FAND, Regional Clinical Dietitian/Liaison, Nutrition Support, Amerita Specialty Infusion, San Antonio, TX

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-063-L04-P

BPS logo blue_2020This session has been approved for BCNSP recertification credit of 1.5 hours.