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Funded through an unrestricted educational grant from GE, the AARC has developed a nutritional guide for the assessment and treatment of the critically ill patient. As the role of the respiratory therapist emerges in the critical care area to include indirect calorimetry monitoring and testing, this guide will serve as an excellent resource to provide better understanding of the nutritional implications that drive metabolic testing and the subsequent treatment recommendations that come as a result of the extrapolated data. In addition, the role of the respiratory therapist will be discussed as a key and influential member of the interdisciplinary team when it comes to the nutritional management of the critically ill patient.
Successful completion of this course requires a score of 70% on the post-test.
**Please note that this program requires the participant to view the entire intro video prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**
Approved for 3.00 CRCE Hours.
Review the impact of malnutrition on the critically ill
Review the nutrition assessment and treatment process
Review current recommendations for nutritional support and care of the critically ill
Review methods of determining nutritional requirements by predictive equations and indirect calorimetry
Jami Baltz RD, CNSC
Mark Siobal BS, RRT, FAARC
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