Malnutrition Awareness Week 2018

Sep 24, 2018 ‐ Sep 27, 2018


Please note: CE credits are not available for recorded Malnutrition Awareness WeekTM sessions.


Sessions

Diagnosing Malnutrition in the Obese Patient: A General Approach

Sep 24, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Sep 24, 2018 5:00pm

Identification: WEB180924

This year’s Malnutrition Awareness Week will be focused on the nutrition screening process and diagnosing malnutrition within specialty populations. The programs will also address continued treatment of malnourished individuals after discharge. This webinar will address the misunderstanding of how an obese patient can be malnourished despite not presenting as the stereotypical cachectic malnourished individual. It will also detail the process of assessment and diagnosing of malnutrition in this population.

Objectives:

  • Explain how an obese patient can still be malnourished
  • Provide examples of challenges or obstacles in identifying malnutrition in obese patients
  • Define how the nutrition assessment may be different for obese patients, including the assessment process.
  • List components of the NFPE which are more or less specific to the obese patient

Moderator(s):
  • Stephanie Cutrell, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Pharmacy, Vidant Medical Center, Winterville, NC
Speaker(s):
  • Anna Burrowes, RD, Master's Candidate, Registered Dietitian, Nutritional Services, Mather Hospital at Northwell Health, Medford, NY
  • Sara Perdue, MS, RDN, CSG, LD, Clinical Nutrition Manager, Nutrition & Food Services, Oklahoma City VA Health Care System, Edmond, OK
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Putting the Neonatal/Preterm Infant Malnutrition Indicators into Practice

Sep 25, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Sep 25, 2018 5:00pm

Identification: WEB180925

This year’s Malnutrition Awareness Week will be focused on the nutrition screening process and diagnosing malnutrition within specialty populations. The programs will also address continued treatment of malnourished individuals after discharge. This webinar will address the criteria for defining infants as neonate and/or preterm. It will also detail the process of assessment and diagnosing of malnutrition in this population.

Objectives:

  • Define the criteria by which infants are classified as a neonate and/or preterm
  • Provide detailed discussion of each recommended indicator of malnutrition
  • Outline the thresholds used to define mild, moderate, and severe malnutrition

Moderator(s):
  • Diane Barsky, MD, Medical Director; Pediatric Nutrition Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Home Parenteral Nutrition Service; Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Speaker(s):
  • Dena Goldberg, PhD, RD, Clinical Dietitian II, Neonatal Specialist, Carilion Children's Hospital, Roanoke, VA
  • Susan Carlson, MMSc, RD, CSP, LD, Neonatal Dietitian, Department of Food and Nutrition Services, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Community Nutrition Resources: What is Available for the Discharged Patient?

Sep 26, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Sep 26, 2018 5:00pm

Identification: WEB180926

This year’s Malnutrition Awareness Week will be focused on the nutrition screening process and diagnosing malnutrition within specialty populations. The programs will also address continued treatment of malnourished individuals after discharge. This webinar will address the continuum of malnutrition from the hospital to the home and highlight available community nutrition resources to aid in combatting community malnutrition.

Objectives:

  • Explain how addressing malnutrition in the community setting can reduce hospital readmission rates
  • List nutrition resources which are available for the malnourished patient after discharge from the hospital
  • Highlight programs aimed to reduce or prevent malnutrition and improve outcomes

Moderator(s):
  • Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Speaker(s):
  • Ucheoma O. Akobundu, PhD, RD, Senior Director, Nutrition Strategy and Impact; Director, National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging, Meals on Wheels America, Arlington, VA
  • Nicole Laverty, RD, LDN, Director of Nutrition & Client Services, MANNA, Philadelphia, PA
  • Chloe Plummer, MS, RD, LD, Registered Dietitian, ProMedica Food Clinic, ProMedica, Toledo, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Adult and Pediatric Nutrition Screening Systematic Review: Updates from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Sep 27, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Sep 27, 2018 5:00pm

Identification: WEB180927

This year’s Malnutrition Awareness Week will be focused on the nutrition screening process and diagnosing malnutrition within specialty populations. The programs will also address continued treatment of malnourished individuals after discharge. This webinar will provide recent updates from the recent nutrition screening systematic review for the adult and pediatric populations.

Objectives:

  • Assess and analyze validity and reliability evidence to determine the most appropriate screening tool to identify those at risk for malnutrition in pediatric populations
  • Describe application of malnutrition screening tool(s) in different setting
  • Highlight the difference between a nutrition screen for malnutrition and a nutrition assessment for malnutrition

Moderator(s):
  • Ainsley M. Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Nutrition Support Team, Mt. Carmel West Hospital, New Albany, OH
Speaker(s):
  • Patricia Becker, MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC, Pediatric Dietitian, Dayton Children's Hospital, Dayton, OH
  • Anne Coltman, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Advanced Level Dietitian, Department of Food and Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Virtual Lunch with the Experts: Legislation for Malnutrition Prevention

Sep 28, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Sep 28, 2018 1:00pm

Identification: WEB180928

This webinar will offer an informal discussion amongst key stakeholders on legislative activities centered around the prevention of malnutrition.

Speaker(s):
  • Robert Blancato, Defeat Malnutrition Today
  • Shirley Chao, PhD, RD, LDN, FAND, Director of Nutrition, Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Kris M. Mogensen, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Team Leader Dietitian, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA
  • Jay M. Mirtallo, MS, RPh, BCNSP, FASHP, FASPEN, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Director, Masters in Health Systems Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00