The goal of this continuing education module is to provide nurses and pharmacists with current information about the benefits and risks of parenteral nutrition therapy. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Compare characteristics of adult and pediatric parenteral nutrition formulations.
- List two contraindications for parenteral nutrition therapy.
- Describe optimal outcomes for adult and pediatric parenteral nutrition in the hospital and at home.
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and pharmacists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.