Volume 9, Issue 14: Optimizing Nutritional Support with Protein and Energy for Very Low Birth Weight Infants -Podcast

eNeonatal Review is a monthly CE series for the NICU nurse and health care professional. It provides updates on the latest research, best practices, and issues currently under debate, as well as a concise review of relevant journal literature.

(Volume 9, Issue 14)


Target Audience

NICU nurses and health care professionals

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Describe the importance of starting parenteral nutrition in the first hours of life, even in the face of critical illness in VLBW infants
  • Evaluate the role of parenteral amino acids in glycemic control, as well as lipids in relation to lung dysfunction, in VLBW infants
  • Discuss the role of donor-fortified milk in VLBW infants
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Course summary
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  • 0.50 ANCC
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David H. Adamkin, M.D

Professor of Pediatrics

Director, Division of Neonatal Medicine

Rounsavall Endowed Chair of Neonatology

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ANCC


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