Navigating Nutrition

Author(s): Powers Janice M

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP A 1.00

Expires Dec 31, 2025

Topics: Gastrointestinal, MultiSystem

Population: Adult

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Malnutrition is associated with a myriad of complications in hospitalized patients. Knowledge of evidence-based practices to facilitate delivery of nutritional therapies is imperative for all nurses. Nutritional therapies are especially important for patients with COVID-19, placed in prone positioning and on vasopressors. This session examines the evidence and guidelines for enteral feeding management and care of patients receiving enteral nutrition and is essential for nurses caring for patients in the acute care setting.


  • Relate incidence and risks associated with malnutrition.
  • Apply nutritional support guidelines and pertinent evidence into practice, including complex situations.
  • Identify evidence-based strategies for assessment of patients, initiating enteral feedings and maintenance of enteral access device.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

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