Parenteral Nutrition: Promoting an Umbrella of Safety
|Content Release Date: 2/8/2023
Expiration Date: 2/8/2024
Activity Type: Application-based
CE Credits: up to 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)
Activity Fee: Free
Lipid injectable emulsions (ILEs) are complex formulations that provide a source of energy and fatty acids for parenteral nutrition (PN) therapy. This educational activity will review appropriate dosing of ILEs taking into account the goal of preventing essential fatty acid deficiency. Guidelines and recommendations on ILE safety, PN compatibility, and safe transitions of care for patients receiving PN will be evaluated. Strategies for applying these guidelines and recommendations that lead to improved patient outcomes will also be outlined.
*Please note, this activity was presented live on December 5, 2022 as part of the ASHP 2022 Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition. You can only claim credit once for this activity; live or home study
This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists involved with parenteral nutrition in hospitals and health systems.
After participating in this CPE activity, learners should be able to:
ACPE Number: 0204-0000-22-426-H05-P
- Summarize appropriate dosing of lipid injectable emulsions (ILEs) to prevent essential fatty acid deficiency in patients.
- Apply current guidelines to the safe care of patients receiving parenteral nutrition (PN).
- Outline strategies for safe transitions of care in patients receiving PN to improve patient outcomes.
Angela L. Bingham, PharmD, BCCCP, BCNSP, BCPS, FASHP, FASPEN, FCCP, Activity Chair
Vice Chair and Clinical Associate Professor
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Saint Joseph's University
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cooper University Health Care
Phil Ayers, PharmD, BS Pharm, BCNSP, FMSHP, FASHP
Chief, Clinical Pharmacy Services
Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
Phil Ayers, BS, PharmD, BCNSP, FMSHP, FASHP, is a clinical specialist in nutrition support at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi and serves the Department of Pharmacy as Chief of Clinical Pharmacy Services. Dr. Ayers also serves as Clinical Associate Professor with the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi. He received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi. He currently serves the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) on the Board of Directors as President-Elect and is Past Chair of the ASPEN Parenteral Nutrition Safety Committee. Phil is a member of the USP Compounding Committee and Chair of the Parenteral Nutrition Subcommittee. Dr. Ayers was awarded the ASPEN Excellence in Nutrition Support Education Award, 2011 and the ASPEN. Stanley Serlick Award for Parenteral Nutrition Safety in 2016.
Relevant Financial Relationship Disclosures
The following persons in control of this activity’s content have relevant financial relationships:
Angela L. Bingham: Abbott Nutrition Health Institute Continuing Education, Speakers Bureau
Phil Ayers: Fresenius Kabi‐Consultant, Speakers Bureau; Baxter-Speakers Bureau
All other persons in control of content do not have any relevant financial relationships with an ineligible company.
Methods and CE Requirements
Activities can be completed in any order. Each activity consists of audio and video, and an evaluation. Learners must review all content and complete an evaluation to receive continuing education credit for each activity.
Follow the prompts to claim, view, or print the statement of credit within 60 days after completing the activity.
Important Note – ACPE 60 Day Deadline
Provided by ASHP
Supported by an educational grant from Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC