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Is My Patient Malnourished?


Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm ‐ Feb 12, 2013 1:30pm


Credits: None available.

Description

Objectives:

  • Identify the feasibility and validity potential with use of adult malnutrition characteristics and markers in nutrition assessment
  • Describe the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force mission and activities to ameliorate malnutrition and identify how the study results are being used to leverage and develop culture change for nutrition care
  • Create a definition for pediatric malnutrition and communicate the parameters that define pediatric malnutrition

Speaker(s):

  • Gordon Jensen, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Research, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
  • Heather Keller, PhD, RD, Research Chair Nutrition & Aging, Professor, Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging; Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel Grove City Hospital, Grove City, OH
  • Nilesh Mehta, MD, Director, Critical Care Nutrition; Associate Medical Director, Medical and Surgical ICU; Director of Quality and Outcomes, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Credits

  • 1.50 - Dietitian
  • 1.50 - Nurse
  • 1.50 - Pharmacist
  • 1.50 - Physician
  • 1.50 - Other

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