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Nutrition Therapy in Critically ill Patients


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    3 Hours

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Meet the Instructor

Dr. Krishnan Sriram

MBBS, FACS, FRCS(C), FCCM, AB(Surgery, Critical Care, Nutrition)

Tele Intensivist, US Veterans Administration Telemedicine ICU System,
Hines/Chicago, USA.
Formerly: Fellowship Program Director & Division Chair, Surgical Critical Care,
Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, and Nutrition Support Team,
Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago.

What will you learn

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
  • identify malnutrition and at-risk patients with critical illnesses
  • understand muscle wasting or sarcopenia
  • appreciate the role of early enteral nutrition (EN) in attenuating protein catabolism
  • identify easy strategies for increasing the tolerance to EN
  • understand the judicious use of parenteral nutrition in critical care
  • emphasize the need for nutrition therapy during the continuum of care until discharge and beyond

View Syllabus

  • Nutrition Therapy in Critically ill Patients

CME Disclosure

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by DocMode. In no event will DocMode be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

The following faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentations, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Dr. Krishnan Sriram

DocMode acknowledge the educational grant were received from Fresenius Kabi for the creation of this Internet Enduring activity.

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Course FAQs

Critical Care Specialists and Dietitians
The course is organized into 1 modules and includes additional on resources specific to each one. Registration for the course is always open and participants may begin the course at any time.
FREE, Registration only on Invitation.
As soon as you enroll in a course, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments become available once your session has officially begun.
Yes, some background knowledge pertaining the subject will be necessary. This course is directed towards MBBS/MD doctors with post-graduation in Critical Care and Registered Dietitians.
Yes, relevant work experience is beneficial as the courses on help practicing and aspiring healthcare professionals.