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Adult NFPE Training Workshop (OPEN): Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, Rock Springs, WY - September 18, 2017

Date: September 18

  • Location: Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County

Adult NFPE Hands-On Training Workshop

Monday, September 18, 2017 

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County - Rock Springs, WY

7:00am – 4:45pm


Please join us for an interactive, hands-on NFPE training workshop to provide registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform NFPEs at their clinic, hospital, or patient center to aid in the diagnosis of malnutrition.
In order to participate in the patient rounds portion of the workshop, this facility requires proof of immunization documentation for the following: rubella/rubeola, hepatitis B, TB skin test, varicella, Tdap, influenza. Please consider your ability to provide documentation for all of these immunizations before registering. 

After attending the NFPE Hands-On Training Workshop, the RDN workshop participant will be able to:

  • Recognize the role of the 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 hand grip strength dynamometer
  • Demonstrate basic NFPE skills on actual patients

Attendees have the opportunity to practice on real patients during rounds with Academy trainers in very small groups (6 participants and 1 trainer)

Attendees earn 10 CEUs

Attendees are also prepared to return to their facility and train RDN colleagues who can in turn earn 8 CEUs at NO additional charge. Ask your facility whether they will reimburse your costs!

Early Bird Cost: $400 for Academy members, $450 for Non-members  
Standard Registration Cost: $450 for Academy members, $500 for Non-members
*Early Bird Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 1, 2017*
To register for this NFPE Hands-On Training Workshop click the REGISTER button below.
For more information about this and other training opportunities, click here or contact 

   **$50 cancellation fee will be applied to cancellations made on or before Friday, August 11, 2017**

                            No refunds will be issued after the above specified date.

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