This presentation will review the prevalence and primary causes of micronutrient deficiencies for the enterally fed patient. Take a deeper dive into special considerations for enterally fed patients to assure micronutrient needs are met. Review the most common vitamins/minerals of concern when exclusively tube fed, the symptoms of these deficiencies and how to best treat.
CPEU LEVEL: 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0
This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.