Nutrition on for Lean Body Mass: What Should I Know to Manage LBM Loss?
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Continuing Education Units: For Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ ; For Nurses: 0.75 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology) ; ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.75 ABIM MOC points.
Audience: This activity is intended for primary care physicians, surgeons, hematologists/oncologists, dietitians, and nurses.
Release Date: December 22, 2016 Expiration Date: December 22, 2017
The goal of this activity is to increase recognition of risk factors for lean body mass loss and to provide strategies to increase lean body mass in at-risk patients.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will:
- Have increased knowledge regarding the characteristics that increase a patient’s risk for reduced lean body mass
- Have increased knowledge regarding the methods to promptly and accurately diagnose loss of lean body mass
- Have increased knowledge regarding the appropriate nutritional support methods to manage lean body mass in patients with acute and chronic conditions while educating patients to enhance adherence
Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine; Co-Chair, Nutrition Advisory Committee, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
With presentations by:
Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine; Director, Perioperative Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina
David C. Evans, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery; Medical Director, Nutrition Support and Trauma Services, Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD
Professor; Director, Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Aminah Jatoi, MD
Professor of Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota