E-Learning Programs

The Nestlé Nutrition Institute offers continuing education for physicians, dietitians/nutritionists and nurses via e-learning courses.

To remain current with the latest evidence-based information, learn more about our many self-study CE programs.

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Do You IDDSI Too? Let’s Talk Implementation

CE Accredited Program

This program reviews the latest evidence addressing blood glucose control in the ICU setting and why it’s important to avoid extreme hypo- and hyperglycemia in the critically ill patient. Learn about novel nutritional management modalities shown to improve glycemic control and patient outcomes. Dr. Rice describes the results of the DIVINE trial comparing a low carbohydrate, very high protein, whey peptide-based formula to a standard high protein formula in critically ill overweight and obese patients in the ICU.

Original program date:
Mar 13, 2019
Expiration date:
Mar 12, 2022
Continuing education

1.50 CPEU for dietitians
1.50 Contact hour for nurses

CDR level:
69 minutes
Program description:

This program provides an introduction to the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) terminology and identifies resources on the IDDSI website to begin an implementation plan and timeline in an acute care setting for updating current protocols (National Dysphagia Diet terminology) for liquid and food texture modifications using the IDDSI framework. Learn more about the IDDSI flow test to evaluate the consistency of drinks as Dr. Riquelme shares a demonstration video.

Program Objectives:

Explain how to develop a plan and time line for modifying current protocols on food/liquid texture modifications.
Describe how to implement an objective test for thickened liquid levels.
Describe two objective food texture testing methods.
Identify successful implementation processes using a collaborative approach across multiple departments.