Course: Nutrition in Critical Care

  • Audience:

    All members of the PICU multi-disciplinary team

  • Course description:

    The Nutrition in Critical Care course includes 10 sessions delivered by experienced ESPNIC Nutrition Section members. The course is aimed at all members of the PICU multi-disciplinary team and based around the ESPNIC consensus nutrition guidelines

  • Course topics:
    • Comprehensive Nutritional Assessment
    • Energy requirements in the critically ill child
    • Protein requirements during Paediatric Critical Illness
    • How to enterally feed the critically ill child
    • Choice of feed for the critically ill child
    • Use of GRV measurements in the PICU
    • Macronutrient requirements in PN
    • Timing and role of parental nutrition in critically ill children and term neonates
    • Pharmaconutrition in PICU
  • Hours:

    2 hours

  • Pricing:
    • ESPNIC Members: 50€
    • NON ESPNIC Members: 120€
  • Dates:
    • Start: 15 May 2021 
    • End:  15 August 2021
  • Note:

    The course is self-paced and can be accessed for a duration of 3 months from 15 May 2021 until 15 August 2021.

    After 15 August 2021, the course will no longer be available so please aim to complete the course within the 3-month access period.

    The course concludes with an assessment that can be taken at any time during the access period.

    A passing mark of 90% is required to receive a certificate of successful completion of the course.


Registration closes July-31-2021