Adult Chronic Diseases- Nutritional assessment

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

What you'll learn

Chronic diseases can increase morbidity of any medical condition. Nutritional assessment is one of the methods for early recognition of signs and symptoms. Nutrition services are important in the prevention of disabilities as well as in the treatment and/or rehabilitation of adults with chronic illness. read more »»

Nutritional assessment therefore should be an integral part of the care for every geriatric patient. 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 course gives you a detailed description of nutritional assessment for adults with chronic diseases, nutritional modifications, assessment, history taking, and a lot more to upgrade your knowledge.

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

  • Nutritional assessment for adults with chronic diseases
  • Nutritional modifications
  • Assessment, history taking in geriatric patients with chronic diseases.

Instructor

Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


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.

For: intermediates

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