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Critical Care/FEN

Resident Leader: Marina Reppucci
Faculty Reviewer: Dr. Oropello
SG 1: Anthony, Hannah
SG 2: Loic, Nicole
SG 3: Plietz, Joseph

SCORE topics (Year 2/2):

  • Effect of Surgery, Illness and Injury on Nutritional Requirements

  • Nutritional Assessment

  • Nutritional Pharmacology and Immunonutrition

  • Nutritional Requirements

  • Nutritional Support - Long-Term

SCORE procedure (Year 2/2):

  • Gastrostomy, Feeding Jejunostomy

Small group topics:

  • Junior: indications and contraindications for liver and kidney transplantation

  • Senior: anatomic overview of OLT, kidney transplant, kidney/panc transplant

Large Group Activity:

  • Mock Orals (PGY5)

Assigned Reading:

Junior level chapters

  • Sabiston Ch 4, 5, 21

  • Greenfield Ch 2, 3, 10, 11

 Senior level chapters

  • Mastery Ch 1, 3

  • Cameron’s: Nutrition Therapy in Critical Illness, Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy, Electrolyte Disorders, Endocrine Changes in Critical Illness, Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Management of the Open Abdomen

Reminder! The following “off-year” topics are NOT being covered but you should review for the ABSITE!


SCORE topics (Year 1/2):

  • Body Fluid Compartments and Fluid Homeostasis

  • Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

  • Derangements of Electrolytes and Acid Base Balance

  • Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia

  • Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

  • Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

  • Magnesium and Phosphorous Disorders

  • Compartment Pressures (Abdomen, Extremity) - Measurement

Earlier Event: November 9
Interview Day #1