Enteral Nutrition Myths Debunked!
Many myths and unfounded practices exist regarding enteral nutrition (EN) access devices, administration, and feeding. During this fast-paced, interactive session, our multi-disciplinary panel-gastroenterologist, nurse and dietitian–will address some of the most pervasive EN myths and provide tools for heightening your evidence-based practice. Participants’ learning will be enhanced through review of current research, available practice guidelines, clinical scenarios, and discussion of future research needs.
Planned with the Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG.
- Identify common myths surrounding EN devices, administration, and feeding.
- Describe best practices for translating EN research into clinical practice and enhancing patient care and safety.
- Implement strategies for enhancing multi-disciplinary communication and education of students and new clinicians on EN-related best practices.
- 10.2.9 In collaboration with the client and interdisciplinary team (including NDTRs), selects and implements current and evidence-based nutrition interventions and patient education.
- 4.2.6 Analyzes and synthesizes information and identifies new information, patterns and findings.
- 6.2.5 Applies research/evidence-based findings to improve practice, service delivery, and health and nutrition of customers.
Ainsley Malone, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN
Nutrition Support Dietitian and Clinical Practice Specialist
Mt. Carmel Health System, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Matthew Bechtold, MD, FACP, FASGE, FACG, AGAF
Professor of Clinical Medicine – Division of Gastroenterology University of Missouri
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital & Clinics, Columbia, Missouri
Berri Burns, MEd, RD, LD, CNSC
Advanced Practice Registered Dietitian Infusion Pharmacy at Home- Center for Connected Care
Jan Powers, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FCCM
Director of Nursing Research and Professional Practice
Parkview Health System