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Pediatric Assessment Tools - Module 3.2: Nutrition therapy implementation:Algorithms and case studies

Infant / Pediatric
CE Accredited Program

Nutrition screening and assessment tools to help identify malnutrition in the critically ill children

Original program date:
Sep 03, 2018
Expiration date:
Mar 17, 2022
Continuing education
Program description:

1. Benefits of implementing an EN algorithm in the PICU
2. Algorithms for initiating and advancing EN feeding
2.1. US example
2.2. Suggested algorithm for adaptation in Asia Pacific and the Middle East
3. Case studies to illustrate implementation of nutritional therapy in the PICU
3.1. Severe malnutrition (risk of refeeding syndrome)
3.2. Sepsis/respiratory failure
3.3. Oncology
4. Test your knowledge 

Program Objectives:
  • To understand the benefits of using an enteral nutrition (EN) algorithm
  • To understand the elements of an effective EN algorithm
  • To be able to follow an EN algorithm, with adaptations to local practice and available resources, where required
  • To understand the implementation of nutrition therapy in the PICU in selected patient types based on case studies