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Perioperative Nutrition Symposium

Aired on 10.30.2015
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Perioperative Nutrition Symposium

Join the multidisciplinary team from the Cleveland Clinic with national and international colleagues as they review innovation and updates on key topics of Perioperative Nutrition. The symposium will be broadcast live to a virtual audience from Cleveland, OH. 

This will be the third course in a series of 6 Digestive Disease Virtual Symposiums. This symposium is designed to give an update on preemptive perioperative nutrition intervention to optimize patient outcomes instead of focusing on replacing nutritional deficits and preventing malnutrition postoperatively.  The format will be case based presentations and faculty discussion and debate. Audience and faculty engagement and interaction is encouraged through live chat, polling questions, and phone in question and answers sessions throughout the show. 
 
Can't make the date? This broadcast will be archived for viewing later. Register now to join your colleagues in the discussion! 
 

Viewing and Participating in this event is FREE! CME FEE: $180


The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

 

 

Description

This symposium is designed to give an update on preemptive perioperative nutrition intervention to optimize patient outcomes instead of focusing on replacing nutritional deficits and preventing malnutrition postoperatively.

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Jeffrey Ponsky, MD

Jeffrey L. Ponsky joined The Cleveland Clinic as the Director of Endoscopic Surgery and was their first Executive Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center.  In 2005 he assumed the Oliver H. Payne Professorship and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Case Western University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland.  Dr. Ponsky served as Surgeon-in-Chief at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Currently, after a 9.5 year hiatus, he has returned to the Cleveland Clinic as a senior staff surgeon in both GI and General Surgery. In addition, he holds a half time leadership appointment in the Office of Patient Experience. 


Additional Faculty

John Rodriguez, MD

Dr. John H. Rodriguez, MD is an advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic. After general surgery training at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Rodriguez completed a Flexible Surgical Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the same institution. He is licensed to practice medicine in the State of Ohio, and is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery. His specialty interests include minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, surgical endoscopy, bariatric surgery, and robotic surgery.

Dr. Rodriguez has co-authored many articles and book chapters that have been published in leading medical journals. He has participated in multiple national meetings. Some of his areas of research include revisional bariatric surgery, minimally invasive abdominal wall reconstruction, surgical and endoscopic management of gastroparesis, among other topics. 

Dr. Rodriguez is fluent in both English and Spanish. He participates actively in community outreach programs for underserved Hispanic populations in the Cleveland area. 

Gail Cresci, PhD, RD

Dr. Gail Cresci received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics at the University of Akron in Ohio. She earned her Master of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition at Chicago Medical School/Finch University of Health Sciences (now Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science) and her doctorate degree in Biomedical Sciences with a major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Medical College of Georgia. During her 17 years at the Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Cresci moved up to the ranks of Associate Professor of Surgery and the Director of Surgical Nutrition Services in the Department of Surgery.  Her clinical practice specialty is in critical care and surgical patients. In September 2010 Dr. Cresci relocated to Cleveland, Ohio where she is now Associate Staff with a joint appointment in both the Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology and Pathobiology at the Cleveland Clinic.  

Donald Kirby, M.D.

Dr. Kirby is a gastroenterologist who specializes in Nutrition at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Support. His practice encompasses from very malnourished patients, who may require intravenous nutrition, to those with morbid obesity. In addition, he is the Director for the Center for Human Nutrition, the Medical Director for the Intestinal Transplant Program, and Program Director for the Nutrition Fellowship. 

Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, MD

Dr. Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, MBBS, MD (Peds), DCH, MRCP (UK), MRCPCH, FAAP, is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Cleveland Clinic. He was born in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Dr. Radhakrishnan has been on Faculty in the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Cleveland Clinic since June 2006. He also has  joint appointment as Assistant Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD

Dr. Martindale received his MD from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He completed his surgical residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA, where he also served as Director of Nutrition Support Service.  He completed his PhD in Nutrition at UCLA in the laboratories of Drs. Morton Grossman, Tachi Yamada, and Seymour Levin at the Center for Ulcer Research and Education.  Upon completing his Army commitment at Eisenhower Medical Center in Augusta Georgia in 1993, he joined the faculty at the Medical College of Georgia where he spent 10 years and held many distinguished positions.  In 2005, Dr. Martindale moved to Portland, Oregon, and began his tenure at Oregon Health & Science University, where he is currently a Professor of Surgery and the Chief of the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery.  He also serves as the Medical Director for Hospital Nutrition Services. 

Vincent W. Vanek, MD, FACS, CNSP

Dr. Vanek is a Professor of Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio; Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; and a Fellow of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.).  He is a past President of A.S.P.E.N. and the Ohio Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (OSPEN) and has Chaired or participated in many national and local chapter committees and Task Forces.  He has numerous book chapters, journal publications, and presentations to his credit.  His special interests are gastrointestinal endoscopy, nutrition support, and medical informatics.

Agenda

12:00 pm - 12:35 pm
Pre-operative Nutrition Support (When and How?)
12:35 pm - 1:10 pm
Pre-operative Carbohydrate Loading
1:10 pm - 1:25 pm
Break
1:25 pm - 2:00 pm
Perioperative Immunonutrition
2:00 pm - 2:35 pm
Nutrition Support of the Surgical Patient in the ICU Post-Operative
2:35 pm - 2:50 pm
Break
2:50 pm - 3:25 pm
Postoperative Complications and Home Parenteral Nutrition
3:25 pm - 4:00 pm
Enteral Nutrition Approaches: Appropriate Use and Techniques
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Adjourn

Topics Covered

  • Pre-operative Nutrition Support
  • Pre-operative Carbohydrate Loading 
  • Perioperative Immunonutrition  
  • Nutrition Support of the Surgical Patient in the ICU Post-Operative
  • Postoperative Complications and Home Parenteral Nutrition
 

Objectives

  1. Describe the preoperative nutrition screening and develop a care plan to optimally prepare patients undergoing surgery.
  2. Define immunonutrition and describe its use as a therapeutic approach in surgical patients
  3. Utilize evidence based perioperative nutrition therapy to optimize recovery in the post-operative period.
  4. Explain nutritional interventions to achieve the best outcomes, including quality of life, in patients with short bowel syndrome
  5. Discuss appropriate use of parenteral and enteral nutrition 

Accreditation Statement


The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM .   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit. 


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