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Practical Application of Nutrition Therapy in COVID-19 Patients

Date: Thursday, May 21st
4:00 PM CEST
Speakers: Arthur van Zanten MD, PhD and Jennifer Wooley RD, CNSC
Duration: 75 Minutes

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Mexico City, Mexico  9am
Bogota, Columbia  9am
Santiago, Chile  10 am
Sao Paulo, Brazil  11am
Buenos Aires, Argentina  11am

Join us for this insightful presentation on nutrition therapy for COVID-19 patients. Clinicians from Europe and the US will discuss how to apply evidence-based medicine at the bedside and address the unique metabolic needs of this disease. A live Q&A session will follow this webinar presentation.

What will be covered

  • ASPEN-SCCM and ESPEN Guidelines for COVID-19 patients
  • Metabolic alterations and impact of COVID-19 on energy and protein requirements
  • Practical approach to Nutrition Therapy for COVID-19 patients
  • The potential impact on long term outcomes

Who should attend: Intensivists, ICU clinicians, Dietitians, Critical Care Nurses, Hospitalists and Physicians, Healthcare providers caring for COVID-19 patients 

Speaker Information:

May21-vanZanten-Headshot.jpgDr. Arthur R. H. van Zanten, MD Ph.D. 
Department Head and clincial researcher
Dr. van Zanten is the Chair of the Department of Intensive Care and ICU Research in Gelderse Vallei Hospital in Ede, The Netherlands. His research focuses on critical care nutrition with particular interest in immune-modulating nutrition, protein needs and timing, mitochondrial dysfunction and refeeding syndrome. He has been a working member of ESICM, ESPEN and NESPEN, developing best practice guidlines. He has authored the Chapter on Critical Care Nutrition in the newest Textbook of Critical Care Medicine, has published in numerous peer-reviwed journals, and given over 400 lectures on the topics of critical care nutrition and sepsis.

May21-Jennifer-Wooley.jpg Jennifer A. Wooley, MS, RD, CNSC
Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Jennifer has been a registered dietitian for 31 years and works in Respiratory Care at GE Healthcare. She is an active member at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.). Jennifer is a former member of the A.S.P.E.N. Board of Directors. Currently, she serves on the A.S.P.E.N. Malnutrition Committee. She has developed her expertise in a variety of clinical nutrition topics including indirect calorimetry. She is dedicated to the science and practice of providing safe and appropriate nutrition support therapy for ICU patients.