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The Development of a Nutrition Awareness Tool: Pedi R-MAPP
In this course, Luise Marino, PhD, RD will discuss the benefits of remote consultations; identify the challenges of remote consultations; and summarise the development of Pedi R-MAPP. Originally presented at a UK Abbott study day, on the 14th June 2023.
What’s New in Oncology? Addressing Muscle Health and Nutrition
In this course, faculty will review the impact of malnutrition and muscle loss on clinical outcomes in patients with cancer; summarize body composition techniques for muscle mass assessment and implications for clinical practice; and identify new clinical data on protein and hydroxymethylbutyrate (HMB) as interventions for patients with cancer. Originally presented live on September 5, 2022.
Embedding Nutrition Screening in Clinical Practice: Let’s STAMP OUT Paediatric Malnutrition
In this course, Dr Helen McCarthy and Rachel Wood describe the process of embedding the STAMP screening tool into clinical practice; identify key stakeholders and potential barriers; and evaluate measures achieved after implementing the STAMP screening tool.
Nutrition and Exercise: Supporting Cancer Patients Throughout Their Journey
In this course, faculty will describe the relationship between malnutrition and sarcopenia, and the impact on treatment outcomes for people diagnosed with cancer; discuss the role of nutrition and exercise in cancer prehabilitation and throughout the cancer journey; review nutritional requirements of patients with cancer and the evidence for use of high protein, beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) and vitamin D.
Management of Paediatric Disease-Related Malnutrition Where GI Intolerance is a Concern: Practical Case Studies
In this course, the faculty will describe diagnoses, conditions, and situations where peptide-feeding may be indicated; review how to recognise and appraise the heterogeneity of patient groups; explain the nutrient profile and composition of peptide feeds and their relevance to patient groups; and discuss how peptide feeding can support nutrition using practical case studies. Originally presented as a live webinar on September 15, 2022.
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.