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Clinical Nutrition

Excel CPD - Vet Nurse CPD

7 months ago
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Date: Monday 21st April, 2025 - Friday 16th May, 2025
Start time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Duration: 10 hour(s)
Cost: £205

Week 1: Nutritional Assessment and Calculations
How to perform a nutritional assessment
Calculate energy requirements and how much to feed
Treatment regimens for inappetence Instigating nutritional support

Learning objectives
Perform a nutritional history and assessment of the animal
Calculate BER and RERs and apply this to how much to feed
Identify when nutritional support is required and how to do this

Week 2: Clinical Nutrition – Renal, Urinary, Liver and Cardiac
Clinical nutrition for renal, urinary, liver and cardiac disease
Look at each of the nutrient requirements for each of these management regimes

Learning objectives
Make recommendations for clinical diets for renal, urinary, liver and cardiac disease Understand the nutrient specifications for these diets
Discuss the benefits of these diets

Week 3: Clinical Nutrition – Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic
Clinical nutrition for gastrointestinal and pancreatitis
Look at each of the nutrient requirements for each of these management regimes

Learning objectives
Make recommendations for clinical diets for range of gastrointestinal and pancreatitis
Understand the nutrient specifications for these diets
Discuss the benefits of these diets

Week 4: Nutritional Supplements and Trends
Supplements
Nutritional trends (including raw and homecooked diets)

Learning objectives
Make recommendations for supplements for the diseases discussed in weeks 3 and 4
Look at the nutritional evidence behind nutritional fashions
Discuss raw and home cooked feeding with clients

Tutor: Nicola Lakeman
Date: 21st April - 16th May 2025
Cost: £205 +vat
Length: 4 weeks
CPD: 10 hours
Level: Intermediate

Who is it for?

Veterinary Nurses

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

10 hours

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