ECPD Clinical Nutrition For Nurses
Duration: 6 hour(s)
A ten part learning stream with Nicola Ackerman on clinical nutrition.In a busy veterinary practice veterinary nurses are perfectly placed to handle the nutritional requirements of inpatients as well as give valuable advice to increasingly confused clients about what they should actually be feeding their pets.Starting by looking at how to make a nutritional assessment, this learning stream moves on to cover how to calculate feeding amounts, deciding on the most appropriate diet as well as long term monitoring. Specific nutritional cases are looked at how and what to feed, as well as how to successfully set up weight clinics and deal with the obesity problem.Topics covered include:Critical care nutrition, tube feeding.Calculations of RERs once the nutritional assessment has been made.Obesity what to feed, behavioural aspects and when not to dietDevelopment of nutritional plans including what to do when clients dont want to follow your recommendations or the pet wont eat it!Weight clinics how to organise and successfully implement in your practiceRaw feeding the facts and the fiction
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