Clinical Evaluation of Nutritional Status

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

What you'll learn

Good nutrition is an essential part of leading a healthy lifestyle. A healthy diet consists of well-balanced portions composed of all nutrients in the required quantities. Every individual has different diet patterns and nutritional status, which can be assessed by various methods. Nutritional assessment enhances the quality of nutritional care and, in turn, helps to improve the health of an individual.read more »»

There are many methods for assessing nutritional status and clinical evaluation is one of them. Clinical evaluation of nutritional status is one of the methods to assess diet history. This expert speaker course on clinical evaluation of nutritional status helps to understand about clinical signs of adequate nutrition and undernutrition, techniques of nutrition-focused physical assessment, and dietary assessment methods.

Who should Attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • 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

  • Clinical signs of adequate nutrition and undernutrition
  • Techniques of nutrition-focused physical assessment
  • Dietary assessment methods

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


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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