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By the end of this tutorial, the nutrition student should be able to:

List indications for use of parenteral nutrition
Calculate protein, kcalorie, and fluid requirements for the patient
List the types of amino acid/dextrose solutions and lipid emulsions available
Calculate protein, carbohydrate, and fat content of parenteral solutions
Calculate non-protein kcalorie to nitrogen ratio of a parenteral solution
Calculate osmolarity of parenteral solution
Explain procedures for the initiation and termination of a parenteral feeding
Design a parenteral solution for a patient
Define terms associated with parenteral nutrition