Malnutrition Awareness Week™ Schedule

SCHEDULE   |   SPREAD THE WORD   |   PATIENT STORIES   |   PARTNERS   |   SOLUTION CENTER 
 
Monday, September 24 Tuesday, September 25 Wednesday, September 26 Thursday, September 27 Friday,
September 28
4:00 - 5:00 PM ET 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET
Diagnosing Malnutrition in the Obese Patient: A General Approach 

Description
Putting the Neonatal/Preterm Malnutrition Indicators into Practice

Description
Community Nutrition Resources: What is Available for the Discharged Patient? 

Description
Adult and Pediatric Nutrition Screening Systematic Review: Updates from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

Description
Virtual Lunch with the Experts: Legislation for Malnutrition Prevention

Description
CE Credit: 1 hour CE Credit: 1 hour CE Credit: 1 hour CE Credit: 1 hour CE Credit: none

#MAW2018 Twitter Chat - The Role of Nutrition on Falls, Fractures and Patient Safety
Wednesday, September 26 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET
Follow along using hashtag #MAWchat2018

Click here for webinar access instructions.

Download the schedule of events.

Monday, September 24, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET 

Diagnosing Malnutrition in the Obese Patient: A General Approach

Description
This webinar will address the misunderstandings of how an obese patient can be malnourished despite not presenting as the stereotypical cachectic malnourished individual. It will also detail the process of assessment and diagnosing of malnutrition in this population. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain how an obese patient can still be malnourished 
  2. Provide examples of challenges or obstacles in identifying malnutrition in obese patients
  3. Define how the nutrition assessment may be different for obese patients, including the assessment process
  4. List components of the NFPE which are more or less specific to the obese patient 

Faculty & Topics
Malnutrition and the Obese Patient in the Hospital Setting: The Hidden Issue
Anna Burrowes, RD, Master's Candidate, Registered Dietitian, Nutritional Services, Mather Hospital at Northwell Health, Medford, NY

Nutrition Focused Physical Exam of the Obese Patient: Putting it into Practice
Sara Perdue, MS, RDN, CSG, LD, Clinical Nutrition Manager, Nutrition & Food Services, Oklahoma City VA Health Care System, Oklahoma City, OK

Moderator
Stephanie Cutrell, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Pharmacy, Vidant Medical Center, Winterville, NC

CE Credit: 1 hour
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-18-080-L01-P

Supported in part by GE Healthcare

GE April 2018

Top Arrow 

  

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET 

Putting the Neonatal/Preterm Malnutrition Indicators into Practice

Description
This webinar will address the criteria for defining infants as neonate and/or preterm. It will also detail the process of assessment and diagnosing of malnutrition in this population. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Define the criteria by which infants are classified as neonate and/or preterm
  2. Provide detailed discussion of each recommended indicator of malnutrition
  3. Outline the thresholds used to define mild, moderate, and severe malnutrition  

Faculty & Topics
Putting the Neonatal/Preterm Infant Malnutrition Indicators into Practice
Dena Goldberg, PhD, RD, Neonatal Nutrition Specialist, Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA

Putting the Neonatal/Preterm Infant Malnutrition Indicators into Practice
Susan Carlton, MMSc RD, CSP, LD, Neonatal Dietitian, University of Stead Family Children's Hospital, Iowa City, IA

Moderator
Diane Barsky, MD, Gastroenterologist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

CE Credit: 1 hour
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-18-081-L04-P 

Supported in part by Mead Johnson Nutrition

Mead Johnson

Top Arrow 

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET 

Community Nutrition Resources: What is Available for the Discharged Patient?

Description
This webinar will address the continuum of malnutrition from the hospital to the home and highlight available community nutrition resources to aid in combating community malnutrition. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain how addressing malnutrition in the community setting can reduce hospital readmission rates
  2. List nutrition resources which are available for the malnourished patient after discharge from the hospital
  3. Highlight programs aimed to reduce or prevent malnutrition and improve outcomes 

Faculty & Topics
Meeting the Nutrition Needs of Seniors Transitioning Along the Clinical to Community Continuum of Care
Ucheoma O. Akobundu, PhD, RD, Senior Director, Nutrition Strategy and Impact; Director, National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging; Meals on Wheels America, Arlington, VA

MANNA's Food is Medicine Model: Medically Tailored Meals and Nutrition Support to Address Acute Nutritional Risk in the Community
Nicole Laverty, RD, LDN, Director of Nutrition & Client Services, MANNA, Philadelphia, PA

ProMedica Food Clinic: Addressing Hunger as a Health Issue
Chole Plummer, MD, RD, LD, Registered Dietitian, ProMedica Food Clinic, ProMedica, Toledo, OH

Moderator
Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Doctoral Nursing Department, Nutrition Science Department, CNHP, Rydal, PA

CE Credit: 1 hour
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-18-082-L04-P

This webinar is appropriate for both Professionals and Patient/Caregivers.

Supported in part by Abbott

Abbott Logo Aug 2017(1)

Top Arrow 

 

Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET  

Adult and Pediatric Nutrition Screening Systematic Review: Updates from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Description
This webinar will provide recent updates from the recent nutrition screening systematic review for the adult and pediatric populations.

Learning Objectives

  1. Assess and analyze validity and reliability evidence to determine the most appropriate screening tool to identify those at risk for malnutrition in pediatric populations
  2. Describe application of malnutrition screening tool(s) in different setting
  3. Highlight the difference between a nutrition screen for malnutrition and a nutrition assessment for malnutrition  

Faculty & Topics
Pediatric Nutrition Screening Tools Analysis: Evaluating the Evidence
Patricia Becker, MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC, Pediatric Nutrition Specialist, Dayton Children's Hospital Medical Center Dayton Ohio, Cincinnati, OH

Adult Nutrition Screening: Updates to Practice
Anne Coltman, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Clinical Nutrition Coordinator, Clinical Nutrition, Loyola University Medical Center, New Lenox, IL

Moderator
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel West Hospital, Columbus, OH

CE Credit: 1 hour
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-18-083-L04-P

Top Arrow 

 

Friday, September 28, 2018 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET 

Virtual Lunch with the Experts: Legislation for Malnutrition Prevention

Non-CE opportunity 

Description
This webinar will offer an informal discussion amongst key stakeholders on legislative activities centered around the prevention of malnutrition.

Participant Experts
Robert Blancato, Defeat Malnutrition Today

Shirley Chao, PhD, RD, LDN, FAND, Director of Nutrition, Executive Office of Elder Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Kris Mogensen, MS, RD-AP, LDN, CNSC, Department of Nutrition, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jay Mirtallo, MS, RPh, BCNSP, FASHP, FASPEN, College of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacy Practice and Science, The Ohio State University

Moderator
Kris Mogensen, MS, RD-AP, LDN, CNSC, Department of Nutrition, Brigham and Women's Hospital

This webinar is appropriate for both Professionals and Patient/Caregivers.

Supported in part by Nestle Health Science

Nestle Health Science 2017