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WEB160714 - Test Taking Tips, Nutrient Deficiencies, and Malnutrition Assessment

‐ Jul 14, 2016 4:00pm

ASPEN's Nutrition Support Fundamentals and Review Course (NSFRC) provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy that can be used as a tool for helping you identify personal knowledge gaps. The NSFRC divides topics into core subjects, areas of major emphasis for practice and the certification examinations, and specialty subjects. This course will include a broad overview of the core subjects including GI physiology, nutrition assessment and malnutrition, parenteral nutrition and enteral nutrition.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Apply study and test taking tips.
  2. Identify signs and symptoms of potential nutrient deficiencies
  3. Discuss potential etiologies of nutrient deficiencies
  4. Determine the best method for measuring nutrient status.
  5. Define the etiology approach to malnutrition assessment and the consensus derived diagnostic characteristics
  6. Describe application of the diagnostic malnutrition characteristics