ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference

ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference (Formerly Clinical Nutrition Week)

Monday, January 22 through Thursday, January 25, 2018; Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Click here for a complete schedule of the event.


We have many DNS members speaking at this event! Please let us know if there are other DNS members speaking at the event as we would love to include them.

Parenteral Nutrition Order Writing Workshop  Monday, Jan 22 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
FACULTY
Mary Petrea Cober, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS
Jessica Monczka, RD, LDN, CNSC
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC,  FAND, FASPEN
Karrie Derenski, PharmD, BCNSP, CNSC
MODERATOR
Karrie Derenski, PharmD, BCNSP, CNSC

Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course Monday, Jan 22 7:00 am to 4:00 pm
FACULTY & TOPICS
Assessment of Nutrient Deficiencies 
Peggy Hipskind, MA, RD, LD    
EN and Home EN 
Michelle Romano, RDN, LD/N, CNSC  
Pediatrics   
Elizabeth Bobo, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Critical Care and Statistics

Postgraduate Course: Critical Care Monday, Jan 22 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
FACULTY & TOPICS
Focused Nutritional Screening and Assessment in the Critically Ill
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN

Bacteria, Bones, and Stones: Managing Challenging Complications of SBS Tuesday, Jan 23 10:30 am to 12 pm
FACULTY & TOPICS
Pathology of Short Bowel Syndrome and Pathophysiology of Nephrolithiasis
Laura Matarese, PhD, RDN, LDN, CNSC, FADA, FASPEN, FAND
SIBO and D-Lactic Acidosis
Erika Johnson, MS, RD, CSR, LD, CNSC 
MODERATOR
Laura Matarese, PhD, RDN, LDN, CNSC, FADA, FASPEN, FAND

Identifying Malnutrition in the Preterm and Neonatal Populations: Recommended Indicators Tuesday, Jan 23 10:30 am to 12 pm
FACULTY & TOPICS
Determining Indicators for Defining, Identifying and Documenting Malnutrition in the Preterm and Neonatal Populations
Patricia Becker, MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC
Characteristics Recommended for the Identification of Malnutrition in Preterm and Neonatal Infants
Dena Goldberg, PhD, RD
Sifting Through the Evidence: Support for the Recommended Indicators
Susan Carlson, MMSc, RD, CSP, LD
MODERATOR
Patricia Becker, MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC

DNS SESSION: Adult Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment Tuesday, Jan 23 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

FACULTY & TOPICS

Physical Assessment of Fat Stores
Lauren Probstfeld, MS, RD, CNSC

Physical Assessment of Fat Stores
Melissa Anderson, RD

Physical Assessment of Muscle Stores
Katie Braun, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Physical Assessment of Muscle Stores
Alyssa Hess, RD, LDN, CNSC

Physical Assessment of Fluid Status
Yimin Chen, PhD, RD, CNSC

Identifying Micronutrient Deficiencies
Stephanie Dobak, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC

Conducting an Oral Exam
Jane Ziegler, DCN, RDN, LDN

Conducting an Abdominal Exam and Interpretation of Abdominal Radiograph
Mandy Corrigan, MPH, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND

Functional Assessment–Handgrip
Terese Scollard, MBA, RD, LD, FAND

Functional Assessment–Functional Independent Measure (FIM)
Olivia Moss, MS, RD

Feeding Tube Placement
Amy Melton MS, RD, LDN, CNSC

Ultrasound
Michael Paris, PhD Candidate

Computed Tomography
Sarah Peterson, PhD, RD

BIA
Carrie Earthman, PhD, RD

MODERATOR
Sarah Peterson, PhD, RD

ROUNDTABLES Tuesday, Jan 23 4:00 to 5:30 pm

SAFE TRANSITION TO HOME TUBE FEEDING: CHALLENGES AND APPROACHES 

Arlene Escuro, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Berri Burns, RD, LD, CNSC

AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO IDENTIFY AND MANAGE MALNUTRITION IN THE ONCOLOGY POPULATION

Jessica Stauffer-Engelbrecht, MS, RDN, CSR, LD, CNSC

Kalli Castille, MS, RDN, LD, FAND

 

 

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