Building Blocks for Life: Vol 41, No 3 (Summer 2018)

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This course offers 3.0 CPEU. Each of the 3 articles focuses on ways to implement the pediatric malnutrition criteria into clinical practice.

  • Release Date: July 1, 2018
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This product is free for PNPG members.

In this Issue:

  • Putting It All Together: Pediatric Malnutrition, the Recommended Indicators, the Nutrition Care Process, and the Nutrition-focused Physical Exam
  • Ease in Diagnosing Pediatric Malnutrition: Getting the Physicians to Make the Diagnosis through Education, RDN Empowerment, and the Electronic Medical Record
  • Baby Steps Toward Improving the Diagnosis and Treatment of Malnutrition in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients

CPEU: 3.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 1010, 3005, 5070, 7170
Performance Indicators: 1.6.5, 2.2.1, 4.1.4

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the how the recommended indictors for the identification of pediatric malnutrition fit into the nutrition care process
  2. Understand the design of the Malnutrition Clinical Characteristics Validation and Staffing Optimization Study
  3. Understand the importance of multidisciplinary education and commitment of clinical and non-clinical staff for accurate identification and coding of pediatric malnutrition patients

Publish 2018

  • Release Date: July 1, 2018