Course Overview: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition (Hands on course) This course will provide a detailed understanding of the principles of key issues of enteral and parenteral nutrition and provide sufficient training to enable the participants to identify the malnourished and how to deal with them to the highest standards of safety, quality, and accuracy. The course will also Provide education and training in the safe and effective uses of enteral and parenteral nutrition as well as developing a sound knowledge base that can be applied to a wide variety of practical situations
a- Knowledge and Understanding:
a1. Know how to identify the malnourished patients and those at risk of malnutrition.
a2. Know how to calculate the degree of malnutrition in pediatric oncology
a3. Know how to calculate nutrients requirement for patient according to his need and the medical condition
a4. Know how to choose the route for support and the indications and complications of each route and the type of formulas for each route and how to choose between them
a5. Know how to initiate and proceed in feeding to avoid complications
a6. Know how to write TPN and enteral orders
b- Intellectual Skills
b1. Demonstrate competence in selection the rout of administration of feeding.
b2. Competence in calculation of nutrients requirements according to patient need
b3. Stimulate skills for writing parenteral and enteral order in regards to clinical situation of the patient.
c- Professional and Practical Skills
c1. Apply knowledge in clinical practice
c2. Solving problems through case study
Intended Learning Outcomes of the Course (ILO’s)