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Shield HealthCare Hosts Enteral Nutrition Education Workshops For Nurses

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
03/29/12  6:25 PM PST

Shield HealthCare cordially invites Northern California, Colorado and Washington nurses to attend a complimentary education workshop with 2 CE units*, designed to provide essential details and components of tube feeding and nutrition screening.

Workshop topic:  Nurses’ Guide to Tube Feeding and Nutrition Screening

Guest speaker: Shield HealthCare on-staff Registered Dietitians with clinical experience in enteral nutrition and hands-on patient education

Workshop locations:




Course objectives:

• Identify types of feeding tubes and accessories • Demonstrate appropriate techniques for formula and medication administration • Describe optimal tube site care • Recognize and troubleshoot complications of tube feeding • Identify characteristics of malnutrition and recognize patients at risk • Describe the common components of a nutrition screen and assessment

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* Shield HealthCare will provide the education necessary and instructions to take online CEU tests and receive certificates at a cost of $10.00 per course. Estimated time of online test completion is less than 5 minutes each. Two tests required to complete these 2 CE Units, at $20 total.