Enteral Nutrition Myths Debunked!

Enteral Nutrition Myths Debunked!

Sunday, October 17
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM (Central Time)
CE: 1.5
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 163802

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.

Performance Indicators:

  • 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.


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    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

  • Speaker(s)

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    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

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    Berri Burns, MEd, RD, LD, CNSC

    Advanced Practice Registered Dietitian Infusion Pharmacy at Home- Center for Connected Care

    Cleveland Clinic

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    Jan Powers, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FCCM

    Director of Nursing Research and Professional Practice

    Parkview Health System