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Malnutrition Training: Screening, First Line Nutrition Advice & Oral Nutritional Supplements – 7th July 2021


Malnutrition is an under recognised condition with far reaching health consequences, affecting 11% of patients in GP practices. This training educates on:

  • what malnutrition is and the importance of malnutrition screening
  • how to use MUST (malnutrition universal screening tool) to screen for those at risk of malnutrition. MUST has been identified by NICE (national institute of clinical excellence) as a suitable tool to screen for malnutrition
  • practical first line nutrition advice you can use with patients at risk of malnutrition
  • local resources available to help with first line nutrition advice
  • oral nutritional supplements, when they might be appropriate to use, and which products are suggested as first and second line choices
  • appropriate referral to a dietitian

The training would be suitable for patient facing roles in primary care such as practice nurses, health care assistants, pharmacists and paramedics.

Booking

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Venue

Virtual