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Physician Engagement Education Series

Perioperative Nutrition

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Release Date: December 4, 2015
Expiration Date: December 4, 2017

Estimated Time of Completion:   3 hours

Description

The Physician Engagement Education Series is designed to provide health care providers the tools to stay up to date on the latest innovations and trends of key topics in pre-operative and post-operative nutrition support, pre-operative carbohydrate loading, perioperative immunonutrition, postoperative complications and home parenteral nutrition, and enteral nutrition approaches. A multidisciplinary team reviews innovations and updates on perioperative nutrition.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the preoperative nutrition screening and develop a care plan to optimally prepare patients undergoing surgery.
  2. Define immunonutrition and describe its use as a therapeutic approach in surgical patients.
  3. Utilize evidence based perioperative nutrition therapy to optimize recovery in the post-operative period.
  4. Explain nutritional interventions to achieve the best outcomes, including quality of life, in patients with short bowel syndrome.
  5. Discuss appropriate use of parenteral and enteral nutrition.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for family practice, internal medicine, gastroenterology, general surgery physicians and nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents and fellows.

Accreditation / Maintenance of Certification

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits&trade. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association Council for Category 2 credit.

Maintenance of Certification

Course Self-Assessment towards Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program

Upon achievement of a score of 100% on the Self-Assessment towards Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification Program, you will obtain your certificate of attendance. Physicians are then able to add this completion to their American Board of Surgery portfolio online form. Participants will have an opportunity to review responses and retake questions.

 

Activity Directors and Faculty

Activity Director

Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
General Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Gail Cresci, PhD, RD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Donald Kirby, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

John Rodriguez, MD
General Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Vincent W. Vanek, MD
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty has indicated that he may have a relationship which, in the context of his contribution, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Donald F Kirby, MD
  NPS Pharmaceuticals Consulting; Membership on advisory committee or review panels

The following faculty have indicated that they have no relationship which, in the context of their contribution, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Gail Cresci, PhD
Robert Martindale, MD
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
Kadakkal R. Radhakrishnan, MD
John Herman Rodriguez, MD
Vincent Vanek, MD

This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and the Physician Engagement Department.