Nutrition Support in the ICU

a review

The lecture duration is 22min.

0.5 CPD Points, 0.5 CEUs, 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Accredited by CPDUK, CBRN and EB Medicine.

You can watch this lecture for free! For premium features, including a CPD/CME accredited certificate, to use time-coded note taking or get downloadable slides, you will need a fair price subscription.

Sign In or Sign Up For Free to access this lecture.
Kate Fetterplace
Senior Dietitian at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
Lecture Summary

If you are looking to understand the basics in regards to nutrition support in the ICU and the provision of enteral nutrition this is the session for you. It will cover briefly the role and importance of nutrition in critical illness, the assessment of the route of feeding and the evidence in relation to energy and protein requirements and how this relates to a nutrition prescription in clinical practice. This session will also highlight some key papers, which will provide a greater understanding of critical care nutrition if you are interested in doing further reading on this topic.

Target Audience

Critical Care Doctors
Critical Care Nurses

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • Describe the importance and role of nutrition support in the ICU
  • Understand the routes of nutrition support with a focus on enteral nutrition provision
  • Define the evidence that guides clinical practice of enteral nutrition
Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EB Medicine and Continulus. EB Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

EB Medicine designates this internet-enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Needs Assessment

The need for this educational activity was determined by surveys of the target audience and experts in the specialty. Further assessment was provided by examining the topics of recently published evidence-based medicine reviews, national clinical guidelines, and specialty society recommendations, as well as suggestions from evaluations of previous learning programs to determine practice gaps.

CME Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of EB Medicine to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. In compliance with all ACCME accreditation requirements and policies, all faculty for this CME activity were asked to complete a full disclosure statement. The speaker did not report any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in this educational presentation.

Earning Credit

In order to earn CME credit, the participant must take the pre-test, watch the course, take the CME post-test, and complete the post-test evaluation.

Hardware/Software Requirements

Online learners will need a computer or web-enabled device to access the podcast, additional learning materials, and CME test.

Commercial Support

This activity received no commercial support.