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Reconsidering Feeding Difficulties in Clinical Practice
In this course, Mauro Fisberg, MD, PhD will review the current definition and prevalence of feeding difficulties in children >1 year of age; examine risk factors for feeding difficulties; identify potential nutritional consequences; and discuss management strategies for feeding difficulties. Originally presented as a live webinar on June 7, 2022.
Nutrition in Cancer Care: From Screening to Prehabilitation
In this course, Julia McAdam, RGN, PGDip, MA, will discuss the impact of malnutrition and loss of muscle for oncology patients; identify practical ways to assess malnutrition and muscle mass and function; introduce the importance of nutrition as a key part of prehabilitation; and explain the nutritional needs of malnourished oncology patients. Originally presented as a live webinar on March 23, 2022.
The Benefits of Dietary Fibre for Children in Health and Disease: An Expert Consensus Review
In this course, the faculty will discuss the physio-chemical and functional properties of fibre; review the importance of the quality of fibre; assess the benefits of fibre; and highlight the shortfall of fibre intake in children & the misconceptions associated with the use of fibre-based feeds. Originally presented as a live webinar on March 24, 2022.
Respiratory Disease and Muscle: Nutritional Interventions to Support Our Patients
In this course, Philip Atherton, PhD will describe the importance of muscle in patients with respiratory disease; explain how muscle is lost, the detrimental consequences of muscle loss, and why maintaining and rebuilding muscle can improve outcomes for these subgroups; and review nutritional interventions to support patients in maintaining muscle. Originally presented as a live webinar on May 4, 2022.
Prehabilitation: Improving Outcomes in Cancer Care
In this course, Judith Ashcroft, RD will describe multimodal prehabilitation and key interventions to improve cancer patient outcomes; discuss the importance of muscle and sarcopenia assessments in cancer patients; and demonstrate the impact of multimodal prehabilitation through an example from Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LUHFT). Originally presented as a live webinar on May 18, 2022.
Managing Sarcopenia & Frailty: How Can Nutrition & Exercise Improve Clinical Outcomes?
In this course, Adrian Slee, PhD, BSc (Hons), R Nutr will describe the pathophysiology of muscle loss during sarcopenia and frailty; identify key nutrients that may help to address sarcopenia and frailty; and assess the impact of other factors that may affect muscle mass. Originally presented as a live webinar on April 27, 2022.
Maintaining Muscle in Older People: Vitamin D, Protein, or Exercise?
In this course, Richie Kirwan will review the impact of muscle mass on chronic disease risk and quality of life; describe the results of a recent meta-analysis pertaining to the role of protein supplementation with resistance exercise on muscle mass; and explain Mendelian randomisation and recent findings of the role of serum vitamin D on muscle mass. Originally presented as a live webinar on May 11, 2022.
Estimating Adult Nutritional Requirements Using the PENG Pocket Guide To Clinical Nutrition: Putting Theory Into Practice
In this course, you’ll learn ways to estimate energy, protein and fluid requirements using the PENG Pocket Guide to Clinical Nutrition; estimate nutritional requirements in different patient groups; and how to apply these nutritional requirement estimations in both the acute and community settings. Originally presented as a live webinar on 7 October 2021.
Health Inequalities in Paediatric Allergy: How Can We Improve Health Outcomes in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Communities?
In this course, you’ll learn how multi-ethnic communities have less consistent access to specialist NHS care; discuss the evidence demonstrating a higher incidence of anaphylaxis and food allergies in the UK BAME population compared to Caucasian population groups; highlight the barriers that are faced accessing healthcare; and discuss what measures need to be implemented to improve health outcomes in allergy for multi-ethnic communities. Originally presented as a live webinar on 7 December 2021.
The Evolving NHS Landscape and Its Drive to Population Health: Where Does Nutrition Fit In?
In this course, you’ll learn about the changes that are happening in the NHS with regards to plans, priorities, and structure; review commissioning and services and how COVID-19 has impacted funding; and align the role of nutrition to this changing landscape. Originally presented as a live webinar on 8 December 2021.
Paediatric Malnutrition Screening: Supporting Clinical Practice
In this course, Helen McCarthy will explain and detail the indicators of malnutrition; indicate changing factors impacting on nutrition status of children; describe the gaps in knowledge and practice around nutrition status and screening; recognize the importance of ongoing quality improvement in the nutrition care of children; and review the new STAMP website and training hub. Originally presented as a live webinar on 2 November 2021.