Enteral nutrition

Topic: Small Intestine & Nutrition

Authors: Željko Krznarić, Darija Vranešić Bender
Release date: October 2021
This course was developed by UEG.

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About this online course

Enteral nutrition is the most physiological type of artificial feeding and should be the first choice of nutritional support for malnourished patients if the gastrointestinal tract is functional. With a broad spectrum of clinical applications, enteral nutrition can decrease the length of hospital stay and rate of complications while positively impacting quality of life.

The course includes comprehensive PPT slides and bespoke video presentations, which were filmed in Zagreb in September 2021. The estimated time needed to complete the course, including the final assessment, is 60 minutes.

Learning objectives

  • To understand how to reach a conclusive diagnosis of GORD
  • To know how to reach a conclusive diagnosis of no GORD
  • To understand how to deal with an inconclusive diagnosis

Target audience

This course is suitable for gastroenterologists in training, nutrition nurses, dietitians, intensivists, medical students and other healthcare professionals looking after patients receiving enteral nutrition.