Journal Article
Commentary
Legislation/Regulation
Organizational Policy/Guidelines

Standardized competencies for parenteral nutrition prescribing: The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Model.

Guenter P; Boullata JI; Ayers P; Gervasio J; Malone A; Raymond E; Holcombe B; Kraft M; Sacks G; Seres D; Parenteral Nutrition Safety Task Force; American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; ASPEN.

Parenteral nutrition has the potential to result in patient harm if administered or prepared incorrectly. This commentary builds on a set of overarching recommendations to define competencies that enable the safe prescribing and delivery of parenteral nutrition. The model is designed to help organizations apply the suggestions in their particular care environments.