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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.
The Infant's Microbiome “Social Network”
In this course, you’ll recognise the importance of the microbiome in early life immune development and protection from allergic disorders; summarise the factors that influence early life microbiome development; discuss the potential impact of COVID-19 on microbiome development; and identify dietary factors that support microbiome-immune system interactions. Originally presented as a live webinar on 8 September 2021.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 0.5; Dietitian CPEU: 0.5
Assessing Muscle Mass and Function: Practical Tools and Nutritional Interventions To Improve Patient Outcomes
In this course, you’ll discuss the impact of muscle mass on improving outcomes; introduce nutrition and muscle screening tools that can be utilised in clinical practice; and describe nutritional interventions, including key nutrients to preserve muscle mass. Originally presented as a live webinar on January 19, 2022.
Pediatric Currents: Screening for Malnutrition Risk in Pediatrics
In this course, Patricia Becker MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC, FAND, will teach you the value of screening children for malnutrition; define the terms nutrition screen and nutrition assessment; and identify four pediatric nutrition screening tools that have been clinically validated.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0