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DNS Support Line

DNS Support Line - April 2024 Issue

This peer-reviewed publication of DNS has three articles that will be used for CPEU credits self-study.

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Support Line is a Peer-Reviewed Publication of the Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG. The April 2024 issue includes the following articles:

  • Nutrition and Metabolism in Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19
  • The Psychosocial Impact of Home Parenteral Nutrition: Management Strategies for Nutrition Support Clinicians
  • A Survey of Current Policies and Practices Related to Gastric Residual Volumes in Intensive Care Units in the United States

CPE Level: 2

Performance Indicators:

  • 8.1.1 Interprets and applies evidence-based literature and standards for determining nutritional needs of target audiences.
  • 8.1.3 Demonstrates knowledge of macro- and micronutrients for digestion, absorption, and metabolism.
  • 8.2.3 Integrates new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice

Learning Objectives

  • The learner will be able to identify the impact of COVID-19 on metabolism and nutritional needs in critically ill patients and state the importance of appropriate nutritional support, particularly protein intake, for improved clinical outcomes.
  • The learner will be able to recognize the psychosocial factors associated with home parenteral nutrition and offer appropriate recommendations for patients receiving home parenteral nutrition.
  • The learner will understand the clinical guidelines regarding gastric residual volume measurement in critically ill patients and how these guidelines are or are not being applied in intensive care units by reviewing several gastric residual volume surveys in the current literature.

Release Date: April 1, 2024


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