Date: November 3
Time: noon - 1 p.m. (Central time)
This lecture will review basic knowledge of nutritional implications and intervention for patients with acute and chronic pancreatitis. Participants will go back to the basics to explore the pathophysiology of acute pancreatitis including mild, moderate, severe, and necrotizing pancreatitis, along with chronic pancreatitis cases. Nutrition considerations discussed in this session include malnutrition, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, type 3c diabetes, general diet principles, fat intolerance, and the use of nutrition support.
CPE Level: 2
- 8.2.1 Engages in educational activities to maintain knowledge and to obtain new knowledge of diseases and clinical conditions.
- 10.2.1 Selects valid and reliable tools to conduct comprehensive nutrition assessments.
- 10.3.3 Prioritizes specific nutrition problems to inform nutrition care plans and processes.
- Describe the basic pathophysiology of acute and chronic pancreatitis cases.
- Identify "hidden" barriers to communication, whether they be technological, social, cultural or personal.
- Analyze recent evidence regarding route and the use of nutrition support in patients with acute pancreatitis.
Shelby Yaceczko MS, RDN-AP, CNSC, CSSD, CCTD
Shelby Yaceczko is an advanced practice registered dietitian nutritionist specializing in nutrition support, sport nutrition and transplant nutrition. She is finishing her Doctor of Clinical Nutrition degree with a special interest in nutrition optimization for the surgical patient and in the treatment of complex hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease states. Currently she supports the medical oncology and surgical oncology division at UCLA Health in Los Angeles, Calif.