Oncology Nutrition in 2020: The Intersection of Evidence, Guidelines and Clinical Practice
Course Description:In this course, you’ll review the current evidence on the benefits of nutrition intervention for improving muscle mass and strength in oncology patients; highlight nutrition care guidelines for oncology patients; and explain how to implement nutrition guidelines into clinical practice. Originally presented as a live webinar on July 22, 2020.
- CDR Level: 1
- Performance Indicators: 4.2.7, 8.1.4, 8.3.1
- Run Time: 54
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Carla Prado, PhD, RDN
Dr Carla Prado is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and a Registered Dietitian. She holds a Campus Alberta Innovates Chair in Nutrition, Food and Health and is the Director of the Human Nutrition Research Unit, a state-of-the-art research and training facility. Dr Prado was recently recognized as one of the most influential young Canadian leaders, receiving Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award.
Carla is an expert in body composition assessment. Her research program focuses on the identification and treatment of abnormalities in body composition (especially low muscle mass), with a special interest in cancer. The focus of her current research program is to develop targeted nutrition interventions for the prevention and treatment of low muscle mass in cancer. She shares her expertise as an Associate Editor of Clinical Nutrition and the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle.
Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RDN
Rhone Levin, MEd, RDN, CSO, LD, FAND
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