Webinar: Markers of Malnutrition: Bridging Theory & Practice
Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals Announces the Upcoming Webinar
Markers of Malnutrition: Bridging Theory & Practice
Featuring Dr. Mary Litchford RDN, LDN – President of CASE Software & Books
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 1 p.m. EST (2 p.m. CT)
1 CPE Credit Applied for
Free to all participants. Register today:
DESCRIPTION: One hour program will focus on identification of characteristics of etiology-related malnutrition in adults and children including assessment for changes in functional status, body composition, weight loss and nutrient intake. The relationship between anorexia, cachexia, inflammatory stress, proinflammatory cytokines, lab test results, nutrition focused physical assessment and functional tests will be addressed.
In this webinar, you will:
· Examine the role of the RDN in identifying and documenting malnutrition using characteristics associated with severe and nonsevere malnutrition in adults and children.
· Discuss the relationship between inflammatory stress, inflammatory biomarkers, cachexia and lab test results.
· Identify assessment techniques for nutrition-focused physical assessment and functional status to incorporate into current clinical assessment practices