CURRENT CHALLENGES IN PAEDIATRIC CYSTIC FIBROSIS CARE: IMPLICATIONS FOR NUTRITION AND WELL-BEING

In this course, Chris Smith, RD, BSc (Hons), MBDA, and Sally Harris, PhD, ClinPsyD, MSc, BSc, CPsychol AFBPsS, will identify the emerging evidence in paediatric cystic fibrosis influencing nutritional management; review the nutritional needs and management of children with cystic fibrosis in line with new therapies; and explore the psychological impact of COVID-19 and new therapies for paediatric patients with cystic fibrosis. This course was originally presented as a live webinar on 10 December 2020.

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BENEFITS OF BOLUS FEEDING IN TUBE FED PATIENTS WITH HEAD AND NECK CANCER

In this UK hosted course, Vivienne Law will identify the benefits of bolus feeding for patients with head and neck cancer; state the ideal profile of a bolus feed; and explain how to help patients manage bolus feeds at home.

Originally presented as a live webinar 13 October 2020.

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Nutrition in Oncology: Essential Aspects to Deliver Outcomes Across the Continuum of Care

In this course, you’ll establish the importance of muscle mass, especially for the oncology patient; explain how low muscle mass can lead to negative clinical outcomes; illustrate the role of nutrition during and after cancer therapies; and describe the concept of prehabilitation. Originally presented as a live webinar on 3 November 2020. Program was hosted by the United Kingdom.

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Optimising Nutrition to Improve Muscle Strength in Individuals at Risk for Falls

In this course, you’ll identify the importance of assessing and optimising muscle strength; discuss practical tips and current guidelines for assessing falls risk, malnutrition and muscle health; and review the importance of protein for maintaining good muscle health. This program was originally presented as a live webinar on 22 July 2020.

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NOURISH THE MUSCLE: IMPACT CLINICAL OUTCOMES ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE

In this course, you’ll review nutrition guidelines and recommendations related to recovery; describe the relationship between muscle and protein intake; and translate scientific evidence and literature into clinical practice. Originally recorded as a live webinar on 30 June 2020.

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CONNECTED CONSULTATIONS: HARNESSING THE POWER OF PSYCHOLOGY TO IMPROVE THE PARENT AND PATIENT JOURNEY

In this course, you’ll identify psychological factors that can affect the patient and family before, during and after a dietetic consultation; review psychological principles to help address challenges; and discuss practical tips to enrich conversations with parents.

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THE ROLE OF SPECIALIST NUTRITION IN ACHIEVING OPTIMAL OUTCOMES FOR COPD PATIENTS ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE

In this course, Terry Robinson, RN, MSC, BSC (Hons), will identify the nutritional needs of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); recognise the importance of exercise and nutrition in the management of COPD; and discuss the needs of COPD patients post-COVID-19.

This course was originally presented as a live webinar on 9 September 2020.

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MANAGING CHILDHOOD FOOD ALLERGIES DURING THE 2020 COVID-19 PANDEMIC

In this course, you’ll identify the occurrence and presentation of COVID-19 in paediatric populations based on current data; review the potential implications of COVID-19 on food allergic patients and food allergy management; and discuss learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally presented as a live webinar on 28 May 2020.

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NUTRITION CARE OF THE COVID-19 PATIENT: STRATEGIES FOR CLINICIANS TO OPTIMISE RECOVERY

In this course, you’ll define malnutrition; characterise the role of the dietitian and other healthcare professionals in assessing nutrition requirements; describe the impact of specific conditions on nutrition requirements; and discuss expectations for catch-up growth. Originally presented at the 2020 Growth Summit in Stockholm, Sweden.

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