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Early Enteral Nutrition: Beneficial or Detrimental?

Critical Care / Surgery

E-Learnings (NO CE, NO CME)

Nestle Health Science is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program. Provider number NE008. 

Nestle Health Science is a provider through the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number 11366

Original program date: Apr 30, 2014
Expiration date: Apr 29, 2017

Continuing Education

  • 1.00 CPEU for dietitians
  • 1.00 Contact hour for nurses
  • CDR level: 2
    Runtime: 45 minutes minutes

    Program Description:

    This presentation identifies the importance of enteral nutrition in the overall treatment of critical illness.   Patient populations who benefit from full feeding versus those who may benefit from trophic feeding or permissive underfeeding are identified based on available evidence along with appropriate strategies for optimal nutrient delivery.

    Program Objectives:

  • Discuss the importance of enteral nutrition in the overall treatment of critical illness
  • Identify those patients who benefit from full feeding versus those who may benefit from trophic feeding or permissive underfeeding
  • Verbalize appropriate strategies for optimal nutrient delivery
  • Presenters

    Stephen A. McClave, MD 
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Professor and Director of Clinical Nutrition
    Louisville, KY
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