This continuing education course examines the etiology, symptoms, and treatment of gastroparesis. It explains the role of the care team in utilizing MNT and nutrition support for gastroparesis.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
Explain the different types of gastroparesis and how they are identified.
Identify malnutrition in those with gastroparesis and nutrition-related issues affecting patients with gastroparesis.
Explain different treatment options for gastroparesis and apply the role of nutrition support.
Identify how to assess clients with gastroparesis and how to utilize MNT.
Suggested CDR Learning Codes:
3005, 3060, 5220
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:
4.1.2, 8.1.5, 10.2.7
CDR Activity Type:
Lauren Hamaty, MS, RD, LDN, is a clinical dietitian in the Boston area. Hamaty has worked as a clinical dietitian in inpatient settings, outpatient settings, and long-term care. She also has a BFA in writing, literature, and publishing, and is a freelance nutrition writer.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.