WEB180510 - Nutrition Assessment: Nutrition Focused Physical Exam

May 10, 2018 2:00pm ‐ May 10, 2018 3:30pm

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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


  • Rose DeLaGarza, RD, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian Supervisor, Enteral Nutrition, Preferred Homecare, Phoenix, AZ


  • Bette Klein, MS, RD, CSP, LD, Advanced Practice Pediatric Dietitian, Pediatric Nutrition Support Team, Pediatric Gastroenterology Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH
  • Elizabeth "Betsy" Gallant, RD, LD, CNSC, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Nutrition Support Team, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
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Nutrition Assessment: Nutrition Focused Physical Exam

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Lauren Clark
6/14/18 2:05 pm

Where is the first part of the presentation about adult NFPE?

roxana wroblewski
7/12/18 9:38 am

Same question than Lauren Clark, how can we access the aldult (first part) NFPE? Thanks