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What to expect at Clinical Nutrition Week 2015

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

On Saturday, February 14, 2015, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) kicks-off Clinical Nutrition Week 2015 (CNW) in Long Beach, CA, at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.

Each year, CNW covers a number of timely topics with presentations by world-renowned thought leaders CNW is the premier forum for clinical nutrition research, promoting and expanding the availability of robust and relevant evidence that will impact clinical nutrition and practice both now and in the future.

What to expect...

More than 45 educational and research programs aimed to teach and improve clinical nutrition practices such as:

  • Safe Parenteral Nutrition Practices: Implementing practices to improve the safety of parenteral nutrition use processes.
  • Nutrition in Critical Care: Focus on current areas of controversy and change in the management of metabolically complex patients.
  • Basic Pediatric Skills Lab: An interactive interdisciplinary session, which allows participants to move among situations to hear brief presentations or to see demonstrations and ask questions of presenters.
  • Newly revamped Product & Innovation Theaters provide a structured focus for participants to gain information on specific products, therapeutic areas and/or disease states
  • Connecting and networking with clinical nutrition professionals

"Clinical nutrition is a vital component of our nation's health care system," said A.S.P.E.N.'s CEO Debra S. BenAvram. "We are encouraging members of the media to attend Clinical Nutrition Week to learn the latest information regarding clinical nutrition."

Attending CNW is the perfect opportunity for members of the media to interact with clinical nutrition professionals, expand your knowledge of nutrition support therapy, and report on newly discovered practices and research. Media registration for CNW is free with a completed media registration form and valid media credentials. Completed registration forms should be emailed to Fatema Gharzai, fatemag@nutritioncare.org.

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The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) is dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of nutrition support therapy and metabolism. Founded in 1976, A.S.P.E.N. is an interdisciplinary organization whose members are involved in the provision of clinical nutrition therapies, including parenteral and enteral nutrition. With more than 6,000 members from around the world, A.S.P.E.N. is a community of dietitians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physicians, scientists, students, and other health professionals from every facet of nutrition support clinical practice, research, and education. For more information about A.S.P.E.N., please visit http://www.nutritioncare.org.

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