[WEBINAR] NUTRITION IN ONCOLOGY: ESSENTIAL ASPECTS TO DELIVER OUTCOMES ACROSS THE CONTINUUM OF CARE

In this webinar, Ione DeBrito-Ashurst, RD, PhD, will discuss 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 as an integral part of cancer treatment.

DATE: Tuesday, 3 November
TIME: 6-7 PM BST

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OPTIMIZING NUTRITION TO IMPROVE MUSCLE STRENGTH IN INDIVIDUALS AT RISK FOR FALLS

In this course, Sanjay Sumna, MD, FRCO, will identify the importance of assessing and optimizing muscle strength to reduce the risk of an older individual falling; 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.

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

In this course, Ione De Brito-Ashurst, PhD, RD, will 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.

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NUTRITION NEEDS OF INFANTS & CHILDREN WITH MALNUTRITION & FALTERING GROWTH

In this course, you’ll define malnutrition; characterise the role of the dietitian and other health care 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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IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES: NEW EVIDENCE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION

In this course, you’ll discuss the role of nutrition in muscle and overall health; demonstrate the importance of measuring muscle strength, muscle mass and function to improve outcomes for vulnerable patient populations; and more. Originally recorded at the 41st ESPEN Congress in Krakow, Poland.

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MEASURES TO IDENTIFY PAEDIATRIC MALNUTRITION: INTRODUCTION TO MID-UPPER ARM CIRCUMFERENCE & Z-SCORES

In this course, you’ll describe the validity of the mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) measurement; review z-score calculations and how to interpret results; and watch how to accurately take MUAC measurements in paediatric practice. Originally presented at the 2020 Growth Summit in Stockholm, Sweden.

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