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Nutrition Support Blog: Upcoming Webinars

Posted by SF8N at Mar 17, 2013 09:45 PM |

We invite you to join us for our upcoming Webinars:

Tuesday, March 26 at 1:00 PM (ET):  Building Collaboration Between Physical Therapy and Nutrition to Improve Patient Outcomes--Kellan Smith, Physical Therapist

Learning Objectives:  The participant will be able to:

1) State the benefits of mobility throughout the continuum of care with an interdisciplinary approach.

2) Describe the risks of bed rest to skeletal muscle, cardiovascular health and general health.

3) Identify the potential limitations for pt mobility to reduce the risk of falls and injury.


Tuesday, April 16 at 1:00 PM (ET):  Considerations for Nutrition Support in the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patient--Christie Rogers, MS, RD, CNSC

Learning Objectives:  The participant will be able to:

1) Determine which adult CF patients could benefit from supplemental enteral feeding.

2)  Discuss evidence for PEG tube placement in the context of FEV1 percent predicted.

3)  List FDA approved pancreatic enzymes and options for delivery of these enzymes with enteral feeding.

For more information, click on the links above or visit www.GInutrition.virginia.edu and click on Nutrition Support Webinars in the center of the page.

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