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  1. Gallotto, Mary BSN, RN, CPN
  2. Rosa, Carolyn M. BSN, RN, CPNP-BC
  3. Takvorian-Bene, Melissa BSN, RN, CPEN
  4. McClelland, Jennifer MS, RN, FNP-BC
  5. Tascione, Christina BA
  6. Carey, Alexandra MD
  7. Raphael, Bram P. MD


To maximize safety and the patient experience, caregivers require intensive training to administer home parenteral nutrition (HPN) before initial hospital discharge. This article provides the rationale, best practices, and a template for caregiver predischarge HPN education provided by nurses. The standardized HPN discharge curriculum is outlined over 5 didactic and hands-on sessions.