Please note that recording of the presentation given by Elizabeth Gallant, RD, LD, CNSC is not included at the speaker’s request.
This webinar will provide an overview of the Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) for both the adult and pediatric patient populations. The speakers will discuss characteristics of malnutrition such as muscle wasting, fat loss, edema and micronutrient abnormalities and how to identify them. They will provide examples of how they have incorporated NFPE into their current practice and how they have overcome the barriers to get to this point. They will examine case studies to put the entire NFPE to use and review coding for malnutrition.
Summarize the use of nutrition focused physical exam in identifying malnutrition in both pediatric and adult patients
Identify clinical signs of malnutrition, includin muscle wasting, fat loss, edema and micronutrient abnormalities
Determine how to incorporate the nutrition focused physical exam into practice
Clinical Dietitian Supervisor, Enteral Nutrition,
Preferred Homecare, Phoenix, AZ