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MALNUTRITION SCREENING IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: A CANADA DIETITIAN PERSPECTIVE
|Date:||10 November 2020|
In this video, Kim Brunet-Wood, MSc, RD emphasizes how nutrition screening can make a big impact on identifying the child at risk of malnutrition and discusses key aspect of an effective screening tool.
KIM BRUNET-WOOD, MSC, RD
Former Nutrition Services Director, Child Health Strategy (retired)
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Ms Kim Brunet-Wood is the former Nutrition Services Director of Chil Health Strategy for Alberta Health Services. She is currently a co-chair of the Pediatric Working Group of the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force. This group has also developed an algorithm to describe inpatient best practices to prevent, detect, and treat pediatric malnutrition. Ms Brunet-Wood received her Master of Science degree in nutrition and metabolism from the university of Alberta. Her clinical work has spanned many populations including burns, cardiology, renal, critical care, and pediatrics. An interest in leadership evolved into working on the administrative side and after 2 decades of wonderful experiences, she recently retired from her director position at Alberta Health Services. Kim is passionate about evidence-based practice and is looking forward to continuing with the work required to advance and advocate for prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition in pediatric populations.