Nutritional Assessment and its Application in Eating Disorders

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

What you'll learn

Nutritional assessment is one of the methods for early recognition of signs and symptoms in eating disorders. Eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa which are psychological disorders resulting in gastrointestinal diseases. Eating disorders are serious conditions related to persistent eating behaviours that negatively impact the health and psychological well being.read more »»

A comprehensive nutrition assessment that includes food and nutrition-related history, anthropometric measurements, biochemical data, medical tests and procedures, nutrition-focused physical findings, and patient history should be completed on these patients as no one parameter is a comprehensive indicator of nutrition status. Therefore this expert speaker course will explain in detail about the nutritional assessment, application in eating disorders.

Who Should Attend?

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

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Basics of eating disorders
  • Nutritional assessment in eating disorders
  • Application in cases of undernutrition and eating disorders

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


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Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters and PhD in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for dietetic internship as part of their Masters program from National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University and IGNOU students. She has been associated the Member of Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also a Member of Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya etc.

For: intermediates

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