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Last update: 07/06/10

 

 

 

 

 


PROGRAM TOPICS AT A GLANCE

 

Critical Illness

  • Modulation of oxidative stress in critical illness
  • Current trends in nutrition support for the critically ill
  • Impact of micronutrient deficiency on critical illness
  • Strategies to optimize EN in critically-ill patients

Cancer

  • Malnutrition and outcomes in cancer patients
  • Dietitian's role in feeding cancer patients
  • Cancer related weight loss

Gastroenterology

  • Nutrition support in pancreatitis
  • Nutrition support in liver disease

Surgery

  • Early enteral nutrition in surgical patients
  • Nutrition support in gastrointestinal fistulas

Parenteral Nutrition

  • What's new in parenteral nutrition and lipids?
  • Safety in parenteral nutrition: pharmacist role
  • Aseptic dispensing techniques / drug nutrient interaction
  • Compounding and protocols in ordering parenteral nutrition

Enteral Nutrition

  • Issues on enteral access
  • Enteral nutrition delivery and tube care
  • Formula choices, contamination issues, and monitoring
  • Virgin coconut oil: Fad or Fact?

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Pediatrics

  • ESPGHAN guidelines
  • Screening and assessment in pediatric patients
  • Computation of needs and monitoring in pediatric patients

Geriatrics

  • Nutrition support ambulatory services
  • Hospice care, home care nutrition
  • Monitoring of nutrient intake

Key Nutrients

  • Current status of immunonutrition
  • Peptides in critical care
  • Glutamine

Nutrition Support Teams & continuing education

  • NST in developing countries
  • NS education and computerization

Specific conditions

  • Nutrition support in renal disease
  • Nutrition support in pulmonary disease

Expanding horizons

  • Asia Pacific collaboration in all areas of nutrition support

TNT (Total Nutrition Therapy) topics