Date: September 20
Time: 5 - 6:30 p.m. (Central time)
In this webinar, the didactic portion of the comprehensive nutrition focused physical exam (NFPE) course is summarized. Content includes a sample case study. The Academy/ASPEN consensus is the main theme throughout. This 1.5-hour program can be used as an introduction to, or a follow-up for reinforcement of the NFPE in clinical practice.
A comprehensive nutrition focused physical exam (NFPE) is required for the nutrition assessment of micronutrient deficiencies in pediatric population and subsequent care to improve the health of patients. This webinar will emphasize the importance of developing NFPE skills for students and practitioners to assess vitamins and minerals deficiencies in infant and children and its proper nutrition intervention.
CPE Level: 2
Performance Indicators: 10.1.1, 10.1.3, 10.2.1, 10.2.2, 10.2.3
- Discuss the prevalence and identification of pediatric malnutrition
- Identify the basics of physical assessment, including how to evaluate weight, muscle, and fat losses in pediatric patients
- Discuss the evaluation of fluid and functional status in pediatric patients
Andie Lee Gonzalez, PhD, RDN
Medical Science Liaison, Pediatric Nutrition
Scientific and Medical Affairs Abbott Nutrition