Nutritional Care Plan in Heart Transplant

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  • Skill Levelintermediate
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 73 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • Functions of the heart
  • Risk Factors for Atherosclerosis
  • Nutritional Care Plan in Heart Failure
  • Fluid status and assessment in heart failure”

What you'll learn

A heart transplant is the surgical replacement of a patient’s diseased heart with a healthy heart. It is usually performed in patients with end-stage failure or severe coronary artery disease when other treatment modalities have failed. read more »»

It is a highly taxing time for the patient as there is always a fear of rejection of the transplant. Nutrition is important to be fully monitored as it can supply the body with the necessary nutrients to help the patient recover early. Improperly handled food can be a source of infection and can further increase the patient’s stay in the hospital. Learn all about nutritional needs and how are they met in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Instructor

Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

M.Sc. ADND, Ph.D. (Nutrition)


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Working as Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Heading department of Nutrition at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. Has experience of 8 years in Clinical Nutrition, Research, and teaching. Area of special interest Nutritional management and prevention of Degenerative Diseases.With 30 National and International publications in the Scientific Journals related to Nutrition. Has 7 gold medals to her credit. Awarded with an International award from the UK, Emerald group for the best scientific work for the year 2007.

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Instructor

Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

M.Sc. ADND, Ph.D. (Nutrition)


4/5

Working as Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Heading department of Nutrition at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. Has experience of 8 years in Clinical Nutrition, Research, and teaching. Area of special interest Nutritional management and prevention of Degenerative Diseases.With 30 National and International publications in the Scientific Journals related to Nutrition. Has 7 gold medals to her credit. Awarded with an International award from the UK, Emerald group for the best scientific work for the year 2007.

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Last Updated 11/2021

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