Malnutrition Screening, Assessment and Treatment 101
Pathways, guidance, nutrition treatment - beyond the basics
Speakers: Marg Alfieri and Lorraine Teasdale / Moderator: Marlis Atkins
This session will be a hands-on demonstration of how to conduct a clinical nutrition assessment for malnutrition, create and implement an individualized care plan, and how to assess efficacy of care plan via scheduled follow up appointments. This one-hour session will use all the tools in the tool box which will increase both your comfort and competency in providing medical nutrition therapy for malnutrition.
Marg Alfieri, RD, FDC is a Primary Care Dietitian at the Centre for Family Medicine and is the President of Primary Care Dietitians’ Association. She is co-chair of Primary Care Working Group for the Canadian Malnutrition TaskForce.
Lorraine Teasdale, PDt,CDE is a clinical and primary care dietitian with Nova Scotia Health and a member of the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force representing the province of Nova Scotia. She has a keen interest in prevention and treatment of malnutrition from both an inpatient and primary care lens.