Rationale for Medical Nutrition Therapy
About The Module:
This lecture will enable you to:
- Discuss the definitions of nutrition therapy.
- Review the indications for nutrition therapy.
- Explain the nutrition care plan process.
- Describe the clinical outcomes demonstrated with the use of nutrition therapy modalities.
About The Speaker:
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, CNSC is a Nutrition Support Team member at Mt. Carmel West Hospital in Columbus, Ohio where she is involved in the management of enteral and parenteral nutrition in patients requiring nutrition support therapy. She is a certified nutrition support clinician and has been in practice for over 25 years. Ainsley is a leader in both the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is the author of multiple peer reviewed publications in a variety of nutrition support topic areas.