Nutrition-Focused Physical Examination: Enhancing Your Clinical Toolbox

Nutrition-Focused Physical Examination

In this audio recording, two experienced advanced practitioners will teach you how to perform and implement nutrition-focused physical examinations (PE) into daily practice.

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$19.00
Nonmember Price
$49.00

This event was presented as a live webinar on February 28, 2013.

Event code: 19422
CPE Hours: 2.0
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 3080, 3060, 5090, 2100, 2080, 2090

Two experienced advanced practitioners will teach you how to perform and implement nutrition-focused physical examinations (PE) into daily practice. Learn why including a nutrition-focused PE in a comprehensive nutrition assessment is an essential component of the Nutrition Care Process and why RDNs are uniquely qualified to perform them.

Learning Objectives

Clinicians should be able to:
  • Describe the purpose of including nutrition-focused physical examination (PE) in the nutrition assessment process.
  • Identify nutrition-focused PE techniques and how to implement them into practice.
  • Use nutrition-focused PE to identify physical findings associated with macro- and micronutrient deficiencies or excesses.
  • Explain how to rule-in and rule-out nutrition diagnoses related to macro- and micronutrient alterations using knowledge of differential medical diagnoses and laboratory data.

Presenters

  • W. James Brewer, DCN, RD, CNSD,
    Chief, Nutrition and Environmental Services, Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw, MI
  • Sara Perdue, MS, RD, CSG, LD,
    Clinical Dietitian, Oklahoma City VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

SKU AUDPE213

Please Note: The recording will be a CD, which will be shipped to your address on file within 7-10 business days.


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