Introducing

RxNutrition:

New CME Accredited Online Courses Providing Evidence-Based Education on the Fundamentals of Nutrition

 Certified for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

CME is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and
American Society for Nutrition.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from
Abbott Nutrition Health Institute. Each course is accredited for one credit hour.

 

  • Developed by experts in medical education
  • Provides accredited, online continuing medical education on the fundamentals of nutrition for physicians.
  • Covers topics related to inpatient and outpatient care.
  • Mobile-friendly for convenient learning on-the-go at your own pace.
  • Courses features
    • Video presentations
    • Interactive questions
    • Matching games
    • Practice tools and resources
    • and much more!

The first two courses are available at an introductory price of $29.00/module!

Critical Care Nutrition

This module guides learners through an interactive case study that imparts the latest knowledge on internally recognized clinical practice guidelines for managing critically ill patients with moderate to severe nutritional risk. Fully referenced with links to practice resources and guidelines. Challenging enough to be interesting and thorough enough to impart key clinical concepts!

Authors

Stephen McClave, MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University

What You’ll Learn

At the end of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the physiologic response to enteral feeding and its value on patient outcomes;
  • Explain the consequences of overly aggressive nutrition therapy early in critical illness; and
  • Describe how to monitor the ICU patient on enteral feeding through the phases of critical illness.

Addressing Malnutrition in the Hospital:  The Physician Nutrition Evaluation

Detecting and treating malnutrition in the hospital has been shown to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.  This interactive course reviews the fundamentals of the physician nutrition evaluation, as well as the diagnosis and management of malnutrition.  Fully referenced with samples of screening tools, practice resources and guidelines and much more!

Authors

Michael Rothkopf, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University

Stephen McClave, MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University

Ryan Hurt, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic

What You’ll Learn

At the end of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the clinical issues involved with the physician nutritional evaluation, including determination of nutritional risk, assessment of nutritional status, and analysis of body composition;
  • Calculate energy and protein needs and assess risk of refeeding syndrome;
  • Describe which parameters should be monitored as nutritional therapy is initiated;
  • Identify the limited value of certain traditional surrogate markers of nutritional status and adequacy of nutritional therapy.

Future courses will launch later in 2021 and focus on metabolic syndrome, perioperative nutrition, and other topics on nutritional care.

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