Event Details
National Centre of Rehabilitation Education (NCORE)
Derby Teaching Hospitals, London Road Community Hospital, London Road, Derby. DE1 2QY
E: uhdb.ncore@nhs.net    P: (01332) 254679    W: www.ncore.org.uk
Introduction to Parenteral Nutrition
Jo Daniels & Carolyn Day
On 26th November 2019 in Derby for 1 Day(s)
at London Road Community Hospital
Course Aims
  • To have a thorough understanding on estimating energy requirements for patients requiring Parenteral Nutrition (PN).
  • To have an appreciation of the importance of assessing and monitoring patients at high risk of refeeding syndrome and how this impacts on a PN regimen.
  • To develop an awareness of the principle theories and practical concepts when commencing a patient on PN, monitoring the patient and subsequently weaning off PN.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, delegates will:

  • Be able to define the term PN and state the indications for use.
  • Be able to state the common access routes for PN and when each site would be chosen.
  • Be able to state 2 advantages and disadvantages of tailor made and off the shelf regimens.
  • Know professional boundaries and responsibilities of care for PN patient.
  • Be able to match a patient's nutritional requirements to a range of readymade Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) bags.
  • Be capable of introducing a staged refeeding TPN regimen.
  • Be able to monitor a patient on PN (including fluid balance, biochemistry and anthropometry).
  • Be able to wean a patient off PN and ensure a smooth transition to enteral feeding.
Additional Information
  • Attendance certificate will be issued.
Fees / Funded Places
  • BDA member: £150
  • non-member: £210
  • Limited funded places may be available for AHP's working for the NHS within the East Midlands

  • Lunch & refreshments included.
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