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College of Health Sciences > Department of Clinical Nutrition > Rush ICU Nutrition Support Practicum > Program Application
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This exciting program allows participants to spend one-on-one time with nutrition support practitioners in a variety of critical care settings. The faculty includes dietitians, pharmacists and physicians, who all excel in the delivery of enteral and parenteral nutrition. Participants have the option of registering for one graduate credit or 40 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association. The cost is $500 for 40 CPEUs or $575 for one graduate credit. Participants will also:

  • Receive an evidence-based learning module with core literature to support clinical practice.
  • Receive daily meal and parking vouchers.
  • Be awarded a Certificate of Program Completion.


To download a program application, please visit the ICU Nutrition Support Practicum home page. Please download and complete the application available at the bottom of the page. Instructions for the submission process are included with the application.

Photo caption: Omar Lateef, MD, pulmonary and critical care intensivist (R), showing Yimin Chen, MS, RD, CNSD (L), the confirmed placement of a feeding tube.


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