Rx Nutrition: Critical Care Nutrition

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Appropriate nutrition support therapy in critically ill patients may positively affect patient outcomes. In this module, you will learn current standards of care for managing critically ill patients with moderate to severe nutritional risk.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

To receive course credit, complete the interactive case study; review the clinical guidelines, references; and resources; and take the Critical Care Nutrition Quiz.

Target Audience

Practicing physicians; residents; fellows; nurse practitioners; physician assistants; clinical researchers

Course summary
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Course Outline

  • Case Study
  • Key Clinical Guidelines
  • References and Resources
  • Critical Care Evaluation Quiz


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