Parenteral Nutrition Essentials for Safety: Review of Best Practices

Virtual Symposium at the 2021 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition (Midyear registration not required)

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. ET


Available at least 24 hours before webinar.

Ensuring the safe preparation and administration of parenteral nutrition (PN) products remains a priority in health systems in the United States. This educational activity will review current safe practices for PN including the recent recommendations on the use of filters and recommendations for photoprotection of PN for premature infants. In light of the ongoing shortages of PN components, strategies that health systems can use to ensure safe PN use will also be analyzed.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply recommendations for the use of filters in parenteral nutrition (PN) to ensure patient safety.
  • Apply strategies for photoprotection of PN for premature infants.
  • Develop strategies for ensuring safe and effective therapy when PN components are in short supply.


6:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Phil Ayers, B.S., Pharm.D.

6:05 p.m. Strategies for Safety with Parenteral Nutrition (PN): Review of Best Practices for Managing Shortages, Recommendations for Use of Filters, and Photoprotection of PN for Premature Infants
Phil Ayers, B.S., Pharm.D. and Angela L. Bingham, Pharm.D.

6:40p.m. Case Studies Focusing on Safe Practices
Phil Ayers, B.S., Pharm.D. and Angela L. Bingham, Pharm.D.

7:20 p.m. Questions and Answers Session/Panel Discussion
Phil Ayers, B.S., Pharm.D. and Angela L. Bingham, Pharm.D.


Phil Ayers, B.S., Pharm.D., BCNSP, FMSHP, FASHP, Activity Chair
Chief, Clinical Pharmacy Services
Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
Jackson, Mississippi

Angela L. Bingham, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, FASPEN, FCCP, FASHP
Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program Director
Residency Programs Coordinator
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Target Audience

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists involved with parenteral nutrition in hospitals and health systems.

This activity features slide presentations, active learning, and questions/discussion with faculty.

CPE Information

ACPE #: 0204-0000-21-436-L05-P
Activity Type: Application-based
CE Credits: 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)
Activity Fee: Free of charge

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This activity qualifies for patient safety CPE!



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