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Bedside Tools to Assess Body Composition and Muscle Function

Jan 25 | 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Bedside Tools to Assess Body Composition and Muscle Function

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe the consequences associated with frailty and identify the components of the frailty assessment calculator
  2. Review strengths and weakness of utilizing hand grip dynamometry to identify malnourished populations
  3. Summarize additional tools available for assessment of functional status in the clinical setting

FACULTY & TOPICS

Frailty Assessment Calculator
Mara DeMarco, PhD

Application of Handgrip Strength
Terese Scollard, MBA, RD

Opportunities for Measuring Body Composition and Muscle Function at the Bedside
Olivia Moss, MS, RD

MODERATOR

Sarah Peterson, PhD, RD

LEARNING LEVEL: Basic
UAN: 0216-0000-18-046-L04-P
CE CREDIT: 1.5 hours