The COVID-19 pandemic has brought heightened attention to the role that nutrition plays in the immune response to infection, its link to comorbidities that predispose one to the virus, and in the long road to recovery. From their unique perspectives, experts from ASPEN, BAPEN and CNS-CMTF will review the impact of COVID-19, the evidence supporting the integral role of nutrition, and provide valuable insights into the challenges that COVID-19 brings to practitioners across the continuum of care. Strategies and practical solutions to overcome these challenges in intensive care, acute care, primary and long-term care will be discussed. Special considerations for transitions of care between settings will also be discussed.
Become familiar with the evidence on the importance of nutrition impacting patient outcomes.
Understand the challenges faced by those providing nutrition care to those with COVID-19 in different care settings.
Learn about the potential and trialed solutions to overcome challenges around nutrition care which could be applied to other disease states or clinical events.
MS, RD-AP, LDN, CNSC,
Team Leader Dietitian Specialist, Department of Nutrition,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Full Professor; Staff Gastroenterologist,
University of Alberta, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology; Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
RD, PhD, FDC, FCAHS,
Schlegel Research Chair, Nutrition and Aging, Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging,
Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Consultant Dietitian; BAPEN Education Officer,
BAPEN, Astwood Bank, Redditch, United Kingdom
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10/7/20 2:20 pm
I see this was noon eastern time so I have missed it. Is it recorded/available for viewing? Thanks.
10/8/20 2:41 pm
I work in home care and pts who are discharged with covid are not always referred to RD. These patients do have a nutrition issues. Thanks for the webinar.