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Adult Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment

Jan 23 | 10:30AM - 12:30PM

Adult Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment

DESCRIPTION
 
Performing a nutrition focused physical examination (NFPE) is essential to evaluate indicators of nutritional status and to identify the appropriate degree of malnutrition. This session is designed to be a hands-on and interactive session to demonstrate the skills necessary to complete a NFPE in the clinical setting. Topics will include the physical assessment of muscle stores, fat depots, and fluid status; identifying micronutrient deficiencies; conducting an oral and abdominal exam; review of functional status; and assessment of muscle and fat depots using body composition tools. Attendees can choose topics of interest and can feel free to drop in at any station/topic. 
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  1. Demonstrate skills in conducting physical assessment of fat depots, muscle stores, fluid status, and micronutrient deficiencies
  2. Demonstrate skills in completing oral and abdominal exam
  3. Utilize functional assessment and body composition tools to identify fat and muscle mass
  4. Interpret and determine clinical relevance of NFPE findings
FACULTY & TOPICS
 
Physical Assessment of Fat Stores
Lauren Probstfeld, MS, RD, CNSC
 
Physical Assessment of Fat Stores
Melissa Anderson, RD
 
Physical Assessment of Muscle Stores
Katie Braun, MS, RD, LD, CNSC
 
Physical Assessment of Muscle Stores
Alyssa Hess, RD, LDN, CNSC
 
Physical Assessment of Fluid Status
Yimin Chen, PhD, RD, CNSC
 
Identifying Micronutrient Deficiencies
Stephanie Dobak, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
 
Conducting an Oral Exam
Jane Ziegler, DCN, RDN, LDN
 
Conducting an Abdominal Exam and Interpretation of Abdominal Radiograph
Mandy Corrigan, MPH, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND
 
Functional Assessment–Handgrip
Terese Scollard, MBA, RDN, LD
 
Functional Assessment–Functional Independent Measure (FIM)
Olivia Moss, MS, RD
 
Feeding Tube Placement
Christina Rollins, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC
 
Ultrasound
Beth Taylor, DCN, RD, LD, CNSC, FCCM
 
Computed Tomography
Sarah Peterson, PhD, RD, CNSC
 
BIA
Carrie Earthman, PhD, RD
 
MODERATOR

Sarah Peterson, PhD, RD, CNSC

LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate
UAN: 0216-0000-18-009-L04-P
CE CREDIT: 2 hours