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web220802 - Nutrient Deficiencies and Malnutrition Assessment

‐ Aug 2, 2022 3:00pm

ASPEN’s Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy. The course can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps to further identify future areas of learning. Whether you are preparing for the certification examinations or seeking additional professional growth in nutrition support, recognizing these knowledge gaps allows you to use your professional development time and energy more effectively. In addition to providing a thorough review of core nutrition support topics such as nutrition assessment and nutrient deficiencies, parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, and pediatrics, the NSFC will also include specialty areas of nutrition support such as home care, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, ethics, and statistics. Don’t miss this invaluable nutrition support-focused course!

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify signs and symptoms of potential nutrient deficiencies
  • Discuss potential etiologies of nutrient deficiencies
  • Determine the best method for measuring nutrient status
  • Define the etiology approach to malnutrition assessment and the consensus derived diagnostic characteristics
  • Describe application of the diagnostic malnutrition characteristic