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2014 AMSN Convention

301 - Integrating Nutritional Care to Optimize Patient Outcomes: Med-Surg Nurses at the Forefront

Sep 14, 2014 8:00am ‐ Sep 14, 2014 9:15am


This session and the corresponding CE are compliments of AMSN, a founding member of the Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition. Our intent is to bring awareness and solutions to healthcare providers for the problem of malnutrition in hospitalized patients. Login or create an account to access this session at no charge.

This Town Hall session will review the critical role of nutrition in improving patient outcomes and discuss best practices of incorporating nutrition care into a multitude of care delivery mechanisms.

Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speakers - Andrea Melendez and Beth Quatrara disclose that they are members of the Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition Steering Committee. Faculty and planners have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.

• Explore the critical role that nutrition plays in enhancing patient outcomes.
• Describe best practices to optimize nutrition care.
• Analyze opportunities to implement nutritional strategies.


  • Andrea Melendez, MSN, RN, CHTP, HTCP, HSMI, RM
  • Beth Quatrara, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CMSRN, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia School of Nursing
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