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PG3-2015 - Post Graduate Course 3: Fine Tuning Your Practice with Nutrition-Focused Physical Examination

‐ Feb 14, 2015 4:00pm


  1. Describe the components of the nutrition-focused physical examination
  2. Demonstrate novice skills in completing a nutrition-focused physical exam to include assessment of body fat, muscle, micronutrient status, fluid accumulation, abdominal exam, and functional performanc
  3. Identify feeding tube location and ileus/bowel obstruction and quantify lean body and fat mass through review of abdominal radiographs, computed tomography (CT) scans, ultrasound, and bioelectrical impedance studies