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Nutrition Focused Physical Exam
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RDNs who attend the training workshop will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform NFPE and train colleagues at their clinic, hospital or patient center.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/8/2017
When: Friday, September 8, 2017
Where: Upland Hills Health
Dodgeville, Wisconsin 
United States
Contact: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Workshop Objectives

  • Recognize the role of Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) in identifying malnutrition
  • Assess muscle wasting and fat loss
  • Evaluate the presence of edema or fluid accumulation
  • Identify clinical signs of micronutrient deficiencies and toxicities
  • Measure functional status using handgrip strength dynamometer
  • Demonstrate basic NFPE skills with actual patients

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