This course will be suitable for non-specialist dietitians, band 5 dietitians or new in role band 6 who wish to increase their knowledge.
To increase knowledge and skills in the management of adult patients requiring parenteral nutrition for short-term or Type 1 Intestinal Failure). To understand the role of the Dietitian in the management of PN.
By the end of the course, delegates will:
- Define the term parenteral nutrition and state the indications for use in type 1 intestinal failure
- State the common access routes for parenteral nutrition and the advantages and disadvantages of routes/catheters available
- State the method of estimating energy, nitrogen, fluid, sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphate requirements for parenteral nutrition
- State the advantages and disadvantages of standard and compounded regimens
- Select an appropriate parenteral nutrition regimen
- State the appropriate monitoring parameters for parenteral nutrition
- State the complications of parenteral nutrition and how these are managed
- State the methods of weaning a patient from parenteral nutrition onto enteral and/or oral nutrition
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