Nutritional Care Plan in Heart Transplant

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    58 students
  • Sample Certificate

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

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”

Instructor

Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

Chief Clinical Dietician


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Dr. Priyanka graduated from Sri College of Ayurvedic science and research. in 2009 and has been practicing as an Ayurveda consultant specializing in various treatments like Marma Chikitsa & diet consultations with ayurvedic treatment. She is heading the department of Nutrition at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. She has 14 years of experience in Clinical Nutrition and Research and teaching. Area of special interest Nutritional management and prevention of Degenerative Diseases. She has 30 National and International publications in the Scientific Journals related to Nutrition. She has 8 gold medals to credit and has been awarded with an International award from the UK, Emerald group for the best scientific work for the year 2007.

For: intermediates

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