Parenteral Nutrition in the NICU

Faculty: Jessica McGee, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC, LD Cost: $59.00 or $29.50 for CE Pro Members CPEU/CEU: 3 credit Expiration: January 8, 2019 Learning Objectives The goal of this continuing education program is to provide current recommendations for optimal nutrition in NICU...

Functional Formularies® Liquid Hope®

Disclosure: Nutrition411 receives no monetary compensation for product reviews. The reviewer received a free sample and was compensated by Nutrition411 to write this post. Thoughts and opinions expressed are the reviewer’s own About the Product

Tube Feeding at Home

Tube-feeding product name: __________________________ Acceptable substitute: __________________________ Type of tube (check one) Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) Gastrostomy tube Jejunostomy tube Nasogastric tube Nasojejunal tube Feeding method (check one) Bolus...

How to Talk to Family About Tube Feeding a Patient Without a Terminal Diagnosis

This information is intended as a guide to help you talk to a patient and/or family about advance directives regarding tube feeding. Consider individual circumstances and modify as needed to meet the needs of specific patients and families and your facility or agency...

Parenteral Nutrition for Premature Infants: The Basics

The nutritional needs of very low-birth-weight (<1500 grams [g]) infants are rarely met by enteral nutrition within the first 2 weeks of life. The premature infant requires 80 to 120 kilocalories (kcal)/kilograms (kg)/day when fed by parenteral nutrition (PN). This is...

Enteral Nutrition in Premature Infants

The average daily energy requirement for enterally fed premature infants is 120 kilocalories (kcal)/kilogram (kg)/day, which is more than what is required if the infant is fed parenterally. Infants with chronic illness, such as bronchopulmonary dysplasia, have increased...

Enteral Nutrition Policy: Pediatrics

Policy The patient will receive enteral nutrition support to meet or exceed estimated needs. Effective date: __________________ Date revised: __________________ Date reviewed: Annually Approved by: _______________________ Issuing Department: Nutritional Services Approved...

Refeeding Syndrome

What is refeeding syndrome? Refeeding syndrome can occur when a person is recovering from a period of starvation. If a starving person is fed too aggressively, it can cause refeeding syndrome, which is a dangerous and sometimes fatal condition. It is associated with low...

Pages