Nutrition Support and the EHR

This informational webinar, presented by the ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Informatics Committee, will present the recommendations from a multi-organizational publication on parenteral nutrition ordering and management and Electronic Health Records Systems. The topics of the nutrition screening, assessment, diagnosis, coding, and care plan implementation will be addressed around the ASPEN nutrition care pathway. An ongoing project on this topic, working with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Association for Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists will also be presented.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the recommendations of the recent ASPEN PN and EHR publication.
  2. Recognize tenets for successful parenteral nutrition prescribing using an EHR.
  3. Outline the nutrition care process in terms of must haves for an EHR system.
  4. Describe challenges associated with documentation of nutrition care using the EHR.