Assessing Protein Needs Across the Spectrum of Renal Failure - Practical Guidance for Diet Management
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 EST
Assessing the necessary protein requirements of those in renal failure is a significant challenge, particularly because the needs change at various stages of the disease. This webinar supports the following learning outcomes:
- To understand the role of protein in renal disease
- To review the protein requirements at the different stages of kidney disease
- To review other key nutrient considerations in renal disease
About the Speakers:
Kari McKnight, RD
Kari McKnight has been a registered dietitian for over a decade, most of that time has been spent in nephrology. Kari graduated from the University of Alberta in 1998, spent the next year living in South Africa coaching synchronized swimming, then returned to Edmonton in early 2000 to complete her dietetic internship. Kari has been employed with Alberta Health Services since 2002 and is currently the Provincial Program Lead for the renal dietitians in Alberta. Her current role also includes a clinical position in the area of hemodialysis. Her passion includes the role of the dietitian in the identification and treatment of protein-energy wasting in hemodialysis patients.
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