Geriatric Nutrition

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    56 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Geriatric nutrition is one of the essential topics of research at present and is gaining importance due to increased demand in diet modification techniques which are helping in improving the health of the individual. It is the determining factor for good health and maintenance of body functions. read more »»

The nutritional needs of older adults are determined by multiple factors like specific health problems and related organ system compromise, energy expenditure, and caloric requirements; the ability to ingest, and digest food. Therefore, this expert speaker course helps you to understand more about the basics of geriatric nutrition, RDA, endpoints of goals, the impact of aging on various aspects of health, etc.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Basics of geriatric nutrition
  • RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowances)
  • Endpoints of goals
  • Impact of aging on various aspects of health

Instructor

Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


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Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

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