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Parenteral Nutrition Using an Olive Oil-Based Triple-Chamber Bag

Course #: 010-693

Price: $22.50

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CE Credit Hours: 2.50 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #137874 approved for 2.5 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description 

The beneficial effects of parenteral nutrition (PN) in ill patients unable to tolerate adequate enteral feeding are well established, therefore, this CEU course assesses the delivery, efficacy, and safety of an olive oil-based lipid PN regimen compared with a compounded soybean oil-based lipid PN regimen.


Article Author:  Zhen-Yi Jia, et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.


CEU Course Objectives

  1. Enumerate complications of the lipid source of PN.
  2. Investigate the regimen that was associated with decreases in cortisol, CRP, and IL-6 levels.
  3. Compare and contrast composition of soybean oil-based lipid emulsions and olive oil-based lipid emulsions.
  4. Examine how potassium and phosphorus levels were maintained between treatment groups.
  5. Identify the lipid source that is considered immune neutral.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2070, 2100, 3040, 5440

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.2 , 8.1.3 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.5

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